Machine Operator - Decorating
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Machine Operator - Decorating

Job Description

Machine Operator - Decorating

Day Shift

Amcor Packaing Canda

Mississauga, Ontario

Basic Functions

  • Respect Amcor Rigid Plastics primary focus that is to ensure the “Safety” of the employees.
  • Must follow Amcor’s policies and procedures to ensure good manufacturing practices are maintained as per company’s standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


  1. To observe all safety rules/regulations and perform duties in a safe and efficient manner. Adheres to all safety guidelines. Must take an active role in promoting a safe work place. Performs duties safely with minimal supervision. Actively participate in all safety programs including, Energy Isolation and 5S.
  2. Receives instructions from the production scheduler regarding what bottles are to be produced and what machines are involved.
  3. Prioritize daily and weekly work to ensure efficiency and successfully meet customer demands.
  4. Build print screens in advance based on production schedule.
  5. Prepare inks and labels for production.
  6. Complete hands-on job/machine changeovers as per production schedule, using lean techniques.
  7. Set up, optimize and produce Decorated (silk screening and PS labelled) bottles on machines as per production requirements, quality standards and efficiency targets.
  8. Maintains/updates Job Set-up Sheets regarding tooling, moulds, parts, etc.
  9. Troubleshoot and Replace parts using procedures/precautions as required.
  10. Checks for safety switched and guards as well as clearances, loose wires, etc. before starting machine(s).
  11. Checks bottles for quality and refers to Standard Operating Conditions as the guide, contacting Q.A as required.
  12. After troubleshooting, adjust machines as required until quality and efficiency are achieved.
  13. Assists with problem solving.
  14. Performs other related tasks, as required.

  1. Keeps assigned work area clean, neat, organized and free from safety hazards.
  2. All other duties and projects as assigned.

    Education, Experience and skills required

  1. Decorating machine functionality and troubleshooting
  2. Hands on ability to operate (primary) Krones, Osmo Novax-M and other machine platforms
  3. Process fundamentals and optimization (lean manufacturing, mold change/SMED experience)
  4. Must possess strong communication skills, both oral and written
  5. Ability to work within a fast paced system with multiple tasks and locations.
  6. Good communication skills.
  7. Must be motivated and possess a high attention to detail.
  8. Must have the necessary skills to perform reading, writing and mathematics in English as required.
  9. Knowledge of Krones and Osmo Novax-M machines, Screen printing set-up, bottles and defects, procedures and standards of pertaining to the job.
  10. Experience building/exposing/preparing screens for silk screen process.
  11. Ability to read manuals and some engineering diagrams to aid in troubleshooting and repairs.
  1. OTHER
  1. Strong verbal, and written communication skills
  2. Self-starter, motivated and proactive
  3. Must be able to work productively with minimum supervision

*** On the job training will be conducted as per the established training schedule***


  1. To observe all safety rules/regulations and perform duties in a safe and efficient manner
  2. To maintain the highest work quality standards with close attention to detail as needed to meet customer expectations.
  3. To show-up for work on time and work all scheduled shifts.
  4. To set an example that is consistent with the position held within the company.
  5. To carry out duties and responsibilities in a positive way and in the spirit of cooperation and support of others.
  6. To fully meet the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  7. To actively support the decisions and policies of the company and its management.
  8. To treat people fairly, equally and with respect and to settle for no less in return.
  9. To be honest at all times and to conduct oneself with the highest degree of personal integrity.
  10. To communicate the right information to the appropriate people in an effective and timely manner.
  11. To maintain an appearance consistent with the position held.
  12. To actively expand personal knowledge of the business and related areas as they pertain to this role within the organization, encouraging others to do the same.
  13. To take “pride” in the company and help it make it a success.


Health and Safety Responsibilities and Accountabilities:


  • Follow all company safety policies and work instructions.
  • Bring to the attention of all the appropriate peoples any potential or actual dangers.
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards in one’s area of responsibility.

Other Requirements:

Additional Training Requirements:

  • New Hire Training (see new hire orientation)
  • Monthly Training (see plant training schedule)
  • SAP Computer Training
  • GMP Plant Training (Internal) – annual
  • Forklift certified based on job duties

The requirements and training are not limited to the above and could be modified depending on job assignment. Requirements may include other duties as assigned by management.

This is an hourly position that reports to the Shift Supervisor.

Schedule: 8 hours, 5 of 7 days of the week. Must be available for weekend shifts. Overtime and on-calls may also be required.

Amcor is committed to providing accommodation during the recruitment process. We provide equal treatment and accommodation to ensure a positive and barrier-free employment experience. If you are an individual who requires accommodation, please contact us.



Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Installation - Maint - Repair
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 92246
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Machine Operator - Decorating

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