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

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description


Bagging Machine Operator (1st shift)

Lansing, NY

1st shift: 6:00am – 2:30pm

Pay: $15.00/hr

Start Date: June 18th (Monday)

Safety Training: Monday 6/18 through Wednesday 6/20 from 7:00am - 3:00pm 

**Will start regular shift Thursday

Duration: 3-6 months depending on workload and season

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!

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.