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The Pictsweet Company Machine Operator III--2nd Shift (Ogden, Utah) in Ogden, Utah

Responsible for the mechanical maintenance and operation of assigned packaging line(s).

2nd Shift: 4:00pm to 2:00am

  1. Work cooperatively with Supervisors, Maintenance, and production workers to meet productivity standards.

  2. Set up line for production runs.

  3. Continually monitor packaging equipment, product, packaging and personnel for the production run.

  4. Effectively maintain safety, quality and production standards for each production run.

  5. Perform minor mechanical duties including minor repair of all line equipment.

  6. Maintain and operate ink jet coders as well as case printers.

  7. Refer all electrical/electronic problems to the maintenance department and ensure resolution of issues.

  8. Perform preventative maintenance on line equipment as scheduled.

  9. Communicate progress of line to Supervisor/Manager.

  10. Correct errors on line.

  11. Actively develop solutions to limit operational downtime.

  12. Assist organizing and cleaning production line area throughout shift.

  13. Maintain regular and consistent attendance.

  14. Follow all Company policies and procedures, which include SOP’s, Employee Handbook, Food Safety and Quality Procedures, Food Quality Policies, GMP Handbook, HACCP, and Pictsweet Safety Procedures.

  15. Perform all other duties as assigned.

  • Capability of running two or more lines and/or performing general mechanical duties.

  • Maintain and repair basic mechanical operations of line equipment and assist on more complex repairs.

  • Understand basic mathematical computation.

  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, weigh machines, metal detectors, Bosch baggers, and material handling systems.

  • Basic understanding of electrical controls related directly to Pictsweet packaging machinery.

  • Advanced understanding of packaging systems, applicable to Pictsweet packaging equipment.

  • Read or interpret documents such as safety rules/ signs, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures.

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and written in English, with management and co-workers.

  • Foster cooperative team environment.

  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed.

  • Consistently meet efficiency standards for a sustained period.

  • Consistently meet goals for film and product waste reduction.


  • High school diploma or GED. Must possess mechanical knowledge that is normally gained through high school and post high school training, such as a technical school diploma, craft apprenticeship, or other specialized training.

  • Prefer one year experience as a machine operator (or related craft).

  • Prefer one-year experience in direct operation and maintenance of machinery similar to those used by Pictsweet.


  • This position will work primarily in a cold and wet environment (approximately 32 degrees). Constant exposure to loud noise.


  • Frequently lift, push, pull, and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Regularly stand, climb, walk, squat, kneel, crouch and crawl.

  • Work effectively in cold environment for up to 10 hours.

  • Climb and descend steep stairs to the hoppers or mezzanine.

  • Must have close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Frequent repetitive motion involving wrists, hands, fingers, and shoulders.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/PWDNET

Job ID: 2020-1107

External Company Name: The Pictsweet Company

External Company URL: https://pictsweetfarms.com/

Street: 1277 West 2350 N