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Tablet Press Operator

Company: First Priority Manufacturing
Location: Ferndale
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Operate and maintain high speed rotary tablet presses, there are two different tablet presses on site, and the person in this position will be tasked with operating both machines to the fullest capacity to produce a variety of vitamin tablets in an array of sizes and formulas.Job Duties:- Break down, clean and assemble machine in a swift manner that allows for optimal turnover while maintaining QC's high levels of cleanliness between and during batch runs.- Continually adjust machines as they output tablets to ensure the tablet shape, overall appearance, weight, and firmness are within the proper guidelines of the each formula you work on.--To do this machinist may need to adjust the settings on the machine, reload the powder hopper various times to different levels of fullness, they may need to manually push the powder down the feeder if proper flow is not being achieved, and take weights constantly throughout the batch to ensure all specifications are met.- Follow the production schedule for orders and complete orders in a quick and efficient manner- Properly store and maintain all tablet size punches, and machine parts, notifying supervisor immediately if any change parts need ordering and doing routine daily maintenance on the machine to ensure proper functioning.- Be willing to be in a messy job, this position is taking vitamin formulas in a powder form and running them through a tablet press, its very common to get powder onto your self during the shift, some formulas are multi colored, and some don't have the best smell. Coveralls, hairnets, booties, gloves, masks are required during shift and full body hooded plastic suits are provided if you would like.Job Benefits:Pay starts at $18.00 per hour Shift is Monday-Friday 6:00am-2:30pmOvertime is available everyday for a shift of 6:00am-3:30pm, and once training is completed overtime on Saturday mornings is also available.PTO time is activated after 90 days as is holiday pay.Health, Dental and Vision insurance plans are available after 60 days of employmentA monthly bonus program for machinists opens a possibility of receiving $250-$1,000 a month extra in production bonuses.

Keywords: First Priority Manufacturing, Bellingham , Tablet Press Operator, Other , Ferndale, Washington

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