Machine Operator Technician

Job ID:  38663

McCarran, NV, US

Education Level:  High-School Diploma
Location Type:  On-site
Talent Area:  Production/Technicians

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 


The Operator Technician will maintain and operate equipment in an assigned department. The position is responsible for maintaining optimum levels of production efficiency, spoilage and quality levels while working in a safe manner and complying with all Safety and Quality procedures. Additional shift differential for nights at $2.00/hr. Will train and certify on forklift.


Essential Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Operate assigned production equipment in the department
  • Perform daily safety checks to ensure safe work habits exist and correct hazards
  • Maintain cans, ends, and auxiliary equipment
  • Production and quality assurance checks and documentation
  • Perform frequent dimensional and visual quality checks
  • Assisting in trial runs (SMA’s)
  • Participate where needed in installation of new equipment
  • Takes responsibility for 5S/Housekeeping stages, waste elimination through workplace organization.
  • Participate in LSS (Lean Six Sigma) projects
  • Demonstrate Food Safety policies, GMP’s, and HACCP
  • Make recommendations for process improvements.
  • Conduct inventory of materials to ensure sufficient stock to maintain operations.
  • Be available for callouts in cases of emergencies and breakdowns.
  • Operates forklifts safely.
  • Sorting defective product
  • Support packaging/ Palletizer systems
  • Provides break relief assistance
  • All other duties as assigned by Management


Experience & Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Mechanical experience in a manufacturing / industrial environment preferred
  • Ability to operate equipment safely.
  • Working knowledge of measuring devices
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with good communication skills
  • Demonstrates attention to details
  • Proven problem-solving experience
  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret written documentation
  • Basic computer skills
  • Mechanical aptitude with Electrical knowledge a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Must be team oriented with good energy and initiative
  • Ability to work any shift including 12-hour shifts, weekend shifts, holidays, etc.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and work in confined spaces. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and frequently lift 1-50 pounds. There is no continual lifting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision as well as color recognition. Good hand/eye coordination is necessary.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Employees must wear hearing protection and all other assigned personal protective equipment. Temperature can range from extreme cold (<40 degrees) to extreme heat (>95 degrees). The atmosphere contains fumes, dust, and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe