Lead Machine Operator

//Lead Machine Operator


Mallard Creek Manufacturing seeks Lead Machine Operator with equipment maintenance experience to meet production goals, direct other operators, troubleshoot production equipment, and perform repairs to fix equipment problems.


  • Operate bag filling equipment in a safe manner and meet production quotas
  • Weigh product and modify process parameters based on product weight and volume
  • Direct other machine operators
  • Perform machine maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Maintain a clean & organized work area at all times
  • Operate machinery safely, following safety procedures
  • Various other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic math skills
  • Read, speak, and understand the English language
  • Familiarity with production safety
  • Familiarity with production and warehouse operations
  • Problem-solving experience and skills
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Experience operating and maintaining automated production equipment
  • Basic electronics knowledge
  • Must be extremely dependable and reliable

Personal Attributes

  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment (PPE provided)
  • Ability to follow direction as given
  • Detail-oriented, neat, and well organized
  • Flexible in types of work assignments
  • Reliable and prompt
  • Good time management skills
  • Good writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to check own work, as well as others (quality control)
  • Ability to adhere to prescribed routines and practices
  • Open to learning new skills and expanding current skill set
  • Self-motivated, team player

Experience Preferred

  • Familiarity with computers and basic software (i.e. MS Word, Excel)
  • Experience with bagging and wrapping equipment
  • Forklift experience
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)


Monday- Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm


Competitive compensation, Insurance — medical, dental, and vision, 401 (K), Holiday and vacation

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