Yankee Candle Machine Operator 5th Shift in Whately, Massachusetts

WHATELY Machine Operator 5th Shift (12 Hour Days) Internal & External Search DEPARTMENT: Manufacturing BUILDING: YCP - Manufacturing HOURS: 5th Shift, 5:45am - 6:00pm, rotating schedule (2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off) STATUS: Non-Exempt, Full-time Job Summary: Specific responsibilities include running equipment and troubleshooting, following schedules and calculating formulas, exercising good judgment to comply with instructions and standard procedures. Will need to be knowledgeable in using automated and manual equipment including: basic hand tools, temperature gauges, wax tanks, pumps, hoses and packaging equipment. Minimum Requirements: Previous machine operation experience in a manufacturing environment required for Machine Operator position. Good analytical skills to troubleshoot and problem solve equipment. Expectation to produce product at specific rates for each piece of machinery while maintaining quality standards. Ability to exert physical effort up to 40% of the time for weights up to 60 lbs. Be an effective team player, as well as have the ability to work independently. A good working knowledge of basic arithmetic and the ability to calculate percentages. Strong attention to detail a must. Basic knowledge of computers a plus. Flexibility in work schedule is also required for possible overtime, work on holidays, weekends and extended hours with minimal notice and as required by operational need. TO APPLY: Apply online at www.yankeecandle.com