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PMV Operator I


Location: ATHENS, GA, US 30601
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: April 13, 2022
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Job Title
PMV Operator I
Job Type
High School
ATHENS, GA 30601 US (Primary)
Career Level
Entry Level
Machine Operation
Date Needed By
Shift Type
Job Description
*Great opportunity to apply skills and grow - with competitive pay and full benefits!
*Recession proof industry!
*Climate controlled and Sustainable environment!
The position is responsible for set up, operation and maintenance of various lining machines to ensure the continual and efficient running of production.  The PMV Operator I will troubleshoot quality and product issues, perform minor repairs and preventive maintenance, take measurements and record integrity of products produced, and perform daily safety and quality checks.
• Monitor vision rejects and analyze defects.  Incorporate observations into corrective actions.
• Verifies all material for each line matches Production Schedule.
• Uses a variety of tools and techniques to take measurements on sample closures and record data into computer system.  Maintains all tools and equipment needed to perform daily tasks in a neat and orderly manner.
• Performs visual quality checks on closures throughout the shift.
• Performs required machine function tests, and balances PMV performance to the mold performance.
• Monitors control panels and listens to equipment operations to detect jams or malfunctions.  Adjusts machine settings when necessary.
• Monitors machine stops, trouble shoot interruptions down to a root cause and correct.
• Makes mechanical adjustments and repairs to equipment.
• Cleans or replaces compound filters to ensure consistent supply.
• Monitor scrap bags and correct high kick out defects found in scrap bag.
• Documents daily performance/issues communicate with oncoming technician any changes, problems or issues with the line(s).
• Performs all Preventative Maintenance activities as directed.
• Perform all required cleaning.
• Follows all safety procedures and completes daily safety check list.
• Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
• Complies with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Food Safety and HACCP Pre-requisite Programs related to activities performed for this position.
Job Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Two (2) years related experience in a manufacturing environment.
Skills and Abilities
Mechanical aptitude and problem solving ability required.  Must be able to disassemble and re-assemble precision tooling.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee must regularly ascend and descend stairs/crossovers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and handbooks.  Ability to speak effectively with all team members and supervisors.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- and two-step written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is seasonally exposed to cold and warm environment. The noise level in the work environment is both loud and somewhat quiet.  Hearing protection is required in designated work areas.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; displays understanding of how job relates to others.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Communications - Keeps others adequately informed.
Cooperation - Offers assistance and support to co-workers.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values.
Dependability - Takes responsibility for own actions.
Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.
Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.
Silgan is a drug-free workplace.