Machine Operator
at Volm Companies

Date Posted: 8/24/2019

Job Description

Yellowstone Plastics was created to provide quality bags to the produce industry on a quick turn basis.  The produce industry continues to be an important segment of our business.  As the company has grown, we have taken advantage of opportunities to branch out into other markets.  We have up to 10 color print capability and provide excellent flexo print quality to ensure the on shelf appearance of your package to help you maximize brand recognition and impact at the point of purchase.  We also understand the seriousness of the up time of your equipment and make it a top priority to manufacture flexible packaging with the precision and consistency necessary for you to achieve maximum efficiency.

We offer a competitive compensation package Including: 

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401 K
  • Short term disability
  • Long term disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life AD&D
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Paid lunch once a week
  • Night and weekend differentials
  • Incremental Salary increases over first 6 months
  • Annual advanced scheduling
  • 180 day work schedule

This position is responsible for running machine, producing bags correctly, and demonstrating good judgment. They will need to follow all procedures, techniques, rules and regulations.  The Operator will be proficient in completing job set-ups( to include servo centering of roll unwind), identifying side lay issues, bag placement to arms, draw length issues, lip adjustments, registration/Eye-mark problems, and wicket hole and land issues. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Maintain work area and equipment
  • responsible for inputting information into the computer and paperwork correctly.
  • responsible for paying attention to details on job jackets.
  • Operate/monitor equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops.
  • Knows how to identify issues quickly when they occur.
  • Demonstrates the importance of “attention to detail” by performing quality checks regularly.
  • Possesses positive problem solving skills
  • Works as a team
  • Acts quickly when problems arise.
  • Pack goods to be shipped
  • Promotes the requirement of working safely in every task assigned, including machine operation hazards that may exist with each machine.  Provides safety prevention methods to keep the employee safe at work.
  • Detects and reports defective product or questionable conditions to the Department Supervisor.

Job Requirements


  • Positive attitude
  • Positive demeanor with ambition to solve problems
  • Critical thinker who thrives in a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment
  • Passionate about their work
  • Even-keel demeanor and approachable attitude
  • Independent and able to work under little supervision requirements

Physical requirements

  • Constant standing, seeing, hearing, repetitive motion (12 hour shifts)
  • Frequently lifts, carries, pushes, pulls, climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, crouches, crawls, reaches, handling, grasping, feeling, eye/hand/foot coordination (up to 40 lbs)

PPE Requirements


  • Safety glasses, steel/composite toed shoes, cut gloves and hearing protection. Machines exceed 88 decibels

Job Snapshot

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