Machine Operator in Indianapolis, IN at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 3/13/2023

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Job Description

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

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REQUIRED SKILLSET: 1-3 YEARS EXP REQUIRED (Please advise, this is not an Entry-Level position. Skillset experience required)


2-2-3 Schedule, 12 Hour Shifts

Nights, 7pm - 7am

Pay Rate: $24.88, plus Night Shift Diff Rates: $1.00 Reg + $1.50 OT



Position Summary:
Oversees blow-molding machine that automatically forms plastic containers. Observes continuous operation of molding 
machine and conveyor of product to ensure correct operation. 
Corrects malfunctions and notifies supervisor, mold-set technician, or maintenance of abnormal or unusual problems
Keeps records and logs associated with production. May adjust controls or may program machine console to produce molded 
plastic containers according to specifications. 
Performs checks to keep machine operating effectively. 
Handles and inspects finished product for defects, and takes corrective action. Ensures trim and flash are removed and 
directed towards regrind.

High school diploma or general education degree; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent 
combination of education and experience.
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 of an average employee on the job. 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Read production schedules and product specifications. Performs initial setup on all molding machines including, 
resin changes and mold insert/tag changes according to schedule requirements. 
• Start machines by setting controls according to design configuration and process sheets. 
• Performs first good part procedure. 
• Keeps all tooling clean and organized, notifies supervisor of any damage. 
• Stops equipment and clears jams. 
• Helps train new machine operators. 
• Observes and listens to detect common equipment malfunction and takes corrective 
actions. (E.G. perform minor repair or adjustment, contacts supervisor) 
• Troubleshoots hydraulic pneumatics, and electrical systems. 
• Records all data such as weight, regrind percentages, color, material type, insert/tag, machine cycle time, pressure, 
and temperature on process sheets and set-up sheets. 
• Keeps blow mold room clean and organized. 
• Keeps informed of the latest OSHA and related safety procedures for operation of 
equipment within the department. 
• Ensures that all non-conforming parts are identified, isolated, quarantined, and that hold tickets are issued. 
Participates in corrective action for all held products. 
• Keeps all material and product handling equipment clean and assures that all work stations are clean and organized. 
• Covers opposite shift vacations. 
• Relieves personnel for breaks as required. 
• Performs other related duties as assigned. 
• Follows all safety rules and procedures and observes the operations to insure a safe environment. 
• Upholds Site and Corporate Environmental Policies by following all Environmental Policies, Procedures and Work 

• Responsible for ensuring the compliance of “Food Product Safety” & “Product Quality” of the molded product, to 
meet the expectation of our customers.
• Understands and follows Hazard Materials Regulations 49 CFR Part 172.704 (a)(1) General 
awareness/familiarization training, (a)(3) Safety training, and (a)(4) Security awareness training.


Language Skills 
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. 
Ability to write simple correspondence. 
Ability to effectively present information one-on-one to other employees of the organization. 

Mathematical Skills 
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and 

Reasoning Ability 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Job Requirements

  • 1-3 Years of Experience is REQUIRED.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions
  • Basic Math skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be on feet up to 8-12 hours per shift
  • Use of hands and fingers to perform job function
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, bend and climb
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach 
    with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally 
    required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision, 
    depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

• To be capable of productivity in a diverse range of environments
• Exposed to moving mechanical parts 
• To be able to work in a team setting

EEO Statement

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.




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