Machine Operator - 3rd Shift

Los Angeles, CA 90061

Posted: 09/30/2019 Employment Type: Full time Category: Manufacturing Job Number: [CY] Technician I - Gardena 3rd Shift Pay Rate: $15.50/ hr

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Machine Operator: We’re hiring! Apply online today to become full-time Machine Operator in the city of Los Angeles (Borderline Gardena) CA. for a Natural Homeopathic Medication Distributor

Summary: The Machine Operator is responsible for supporting the tableting manufacturing process by operating machines in a designated room/area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Machine Operator (other duties may be assigned):

  • Supporting and maintaining current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in all production activities.
  • Compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) at all times.
  • Cleaning of machines and machine parts.
  • Maintain work area in an audit and tour ready condition at all times.
  • Ability to understand and safely operate production machines.
  • Ability to understand and comply with work instructions as defined by the batch record by applying Good Documentation Practices (GDPs).
  • Assist department personnel and supervisors as required.
  • Assist with the set-up and operation of powder mixers.
  • Operate tablet machines.
  • Collect material in the trays, store in drying racks and in the appropriate drying rooms.
  • Offload material into the appropriate containers for the next step in the manufacturing process.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned or as needed.

3rd Shift: 9:00pm - 5:30am

Pay Rate: $15.50/hr 

Education and/or Experience of Machine Operator:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • one to three years experience safely operating production machines in an FDA compliant manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of Machine Operator:

  • Neat and legible handwriting for Good Documentation Practices (GDPs).
  • Must be able to work in a busy environment and be detail-oriented in order to maintain a high level of quality.
  • Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Ability to follow specific verbal directions from department personnel and supervision.
  • Ability to read and perform basic math calculations and understand basic units of measure.

Physical Demands of Machine Operator:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is consistently required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Helpmates offers the best employee benefits in the industry!  

  • Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • ACA Medical Benefits
  • Sick Pay
  • 401K
  • Ask about our $100 referral bonus!

The testimonials below are reflections of our passion for helping job seekers find employment:


“The service we are provided by Helpmates stands out above the rest. They consistently follow up in a timely manner and are always available to help. In this tight market they provide proactive options to support our staffing needs.” - Helpmates Client


“Helpmates has been wonderful to me and their staff has always treated me respectfully and courteously. They truly care about their work and clients.” – Helpmates Specialist


Helpmates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).


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