Website Independent Can Company

Machine Operator Job Highlights

Title Machine Operator
Type Full Time
Experience 1-2 Months
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Vandalia, OH, United States
Company Independent Can Company

Company Profile

Independent Can Company is an industry leader in decorative and specialty can-making. The company’s main focus is manufacturing high-quality metal packaging. Its metal lithography is of unmatched intensity and definition.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Machine Operator who will operate can manufacturing equipment and ancillary equipment in the factory.

The Operator will perform various jobs associated with manufacturing such as packing, taping, stapling, welding, inspecting, and other various jobs as deemed necessary by management.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 1 to 3 months of related experience or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Arrange machine at the beginning of shift to ensure that the line is in order
  • Comply with GMP and AIB procedures
  • Follow Company personnel and product safety requirements including standards such as those from SQF and internal GMPs
  • Follow proper handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste in accordance with State and Federal laws
  • Identify and correct manufacturing issues which affect production efficiency and quality
  • Independently operate manufacturing equipment in an efficient and safe manner while meeting required quality standards
  • Inspect and pack manufactured products in an efficient manner with regards to quality standards
  • Meet customer requirements by following work instructions including work orders, specification sheets, and production reporting
  • Perform basic manufacturing processes by operating contingent line equipment such as tapers, printers, strappers, and cover-ups
  • Perform minor maintenance including greasing and oiling
  • Recognize problems and recommend corrective actions to mechanics
  • Set up machines with needed materials. Load and unload materials, parts, or products onto or from pallets, skids, or conveyors
  • Other duties as assigned


Language Skills-

  • Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words in English and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to read, print, and speak simple sentences. The second language is a positive additional skill.

Mathematical Skills-

  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.

Reasoning Ability-

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Ability to speak and understand basic safety and manufacturing instruction in English. The second language is a positive additional skill.

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and talk and hear.
  • Sometimes required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and smell.
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Accident Insurance coverage
  • Annual SSl/Safe and Sick Leave Policy/Pay allotment
  • Apprentice Program
  • Basic Life insurance/AD&D coverage;
  • Buy Up Life insurance with the ability to add a spouse and/or child rider coverage;
  • Charitable Giving Program;
  • Company Events
  • Educational/Tuition assistance program
  • Employee online shopping discounts
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Service Award Program, which awards employees based on years of service
  • Employee Suggestion Program
  • Generous PTO “Paid Time Off” Accrual, PTO increases with years of service
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage beginning on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment
  • Participation in a 401(k) retirement savings account, with a generous employer matching contribution
  • Participation in an HSA “Health Savings Account” in connection with your insurance coverage
  • Pet Insurance coverage
  • Scholarship Program for spouses and dependents
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance coverage

Other Requirements

  • Authorized to work in the United States

Employer’s Statement

Independent Can Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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