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Refresco Machine Operator B in Greendale, Indiana



  • Assist in the safe, efficient and responsible operation of Refresco in its mission to produce safe and legal products

  • Report problems with the FSMS to responsible managerial employees to initiate corrective actions

  • Comply with GMP requirements

  • Review daily production schedule to ensure accuracy of material usage.

  • Inspect all materials to verify that they match product profiles.

  • Visually inspect product for defects, wrong codes, broken glass, dented cans, etc

  • Count and record all materials at the start of shift and end of shift.

  • Coordinate with QA line tech and Production Utility/Supervisor to ensure all product specifications are being met.

  • Communicate with other production employees as appropriate during changeovers to ensure smooth transition.

  • Maintain proper paperwork as well as a neat and orderly work area

  • Notify Supervisor immediately in the event of material shortage, line shutdown, quality issues, or other problems.

  • Make basic adjustment to equipment. Clear all jams on conveyors.

  • Ensure standard production speeds are met.

  • Report all damage and loss at the end of each run.


  • Coordinate with Forklift Driver to remove pallets from machine to ensure continuous workflow.

  • Ensure palletizing machine is supplied with pallets.

  • Coordinate with Forklift Driver to return defective product to production line for rework

  • Apply pallet tags per SOP and product/customer specifications


  • Ensure that filling machine is supplied with empty containers (cans or bottles) with minimal interruption of workflow.

  • Remove all defective packaging material from the line

  • Ensure all empty containers are upright.

  • Visually inspect containers for defects

  • Secure remaining containers after production run to return to raw material inventory


  • Knowledge of GMPs.

  • Understanding of Food Safety Requirements

  • Must be able to perform basic math functions.

  • Must be able to read and comprehend instructions.

  • Must have basic verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must have basic mechanical aptitude.

  • Must be able to operate all ‘B’ rated equipment


  • Must be able to stand during entire shift.

  • Must be able to reach above shoulders frequently.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.

  • Must be able to bend/stoop frequently.

  • Must be able to push/pull up to 50 pounds frequently.

  • Must be able to withstand temperatures below 50 degrees F and above 95 degrees F.