Machine Operator - 1st Shift in Lansing, NY at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Bagging Machine Operator (1st shift)

Lansing, NY

Start Date: May 30th

Duration: 3 months, with potential for extension

Pay: $15.00/hr

1st Shift Hours:

  • Monday through Friday, 6:00AM - 2:30PM
  • Hours may be longer depending on workload.
  • If busy, workers may be doing 10-12 hour shifts. OT is expected!


  • All the training will be on dayshift from Wed-Fri (5/30-6/1), and then they will all go to their respective shifts the next week.
  • Training will be 7:00am-3:30pm
  • Regular 1st shift will start Monday morning (6/4) at 6:00am.

Job Description:

  • Operate both the automatic and manual bagging equipment so as to fill and seal the sacks of salt to the specified quantity level per order specifications. This includes:
    • manually palletizing bags
    • manually lifting / stacking / weighing bags
    • wrapping / sealing pallets of bags
    • Perform housekeeping duties within the bagging and warehouse areas
    • The Baggers work under the supervision and direction of the Production Supervisor.
  • When the employee is working on the semi-automatic palletizing equipment, he / she must stay attentive and be able to accurately follow a regular alternating pattern for placing the sacks at each level on the pallet.
  • When operating the automated bagging equipment, the employee must remain alert to what is occurring throughout the line to ensure the product is flowing smoothly throughout the line, to ensure the line does not jam up and quality control is maintained
  • Each employee will have specific operational duties to attend to along with safety procedures specific to the tasks they are involved with.
  • Must remain alert and attentive to the procedures in place to work in a safe manner.


  • High School Diploma
  • The individual must have the attention span to stay alert and attentive during the hours of his / her shift, often times which involves performing repetitive and often times monotonous tasks, in a safe manner.
  • The Bagger must be able to repetitively lift and handle salt sacks that weigh up to 50 lbs.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.