Newell Brands Machine Operator 3rd shift - Yankee Candle in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

Location: Whately, MA

Shift: 3rd shift Sunday – Thursday,10:00 PM – 6:00 AM

Reports to: Operations Leader

Job Summary: 3rd shift Machine Operator

Since we opened our first manufacturing plant in 1973, employees have been the pillar of our success. From hand-making candles through running high technical machines, passion, talent and dedication among our employees has driven us to the success we share today.

The Machine Operator is responsible for running equipment and troubleshooting, following schedules and calculating formulas. In this role the Machine Operator will need to exercise good judgment to comply with instructions and standard procedures. The successful candidate will need to use automated and manual equipment including: basic hand tools, temperature gauges, wax tanks, pumps, hoses and packaging equipment.

Responsiblities:

•Ability totroubleshoot and problem solve equipment.

•Produce product at specific rates for each piece of machinery while maintaining quality standards.

Qualifications:

•High school diploma or equivalent

•Ability to read and write in the English language

•Abillity to stand for 8 plus hours and able to lift up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis

•Good working knowledge of basic arithmetic and the ability to calculate percentages

Preffered Qualifications:

•Previous machine operator experience in a manufacturing environment

•Basic knowledge of computers a plus

•Ability to problem solve