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Associate Line Technician - 2nd Shift at Herbalife in Winston Salem, North Carolina

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Associate Line Technician, performs a wide variety of tasks to prepare and ensure the efficient operation of production packaging line equipment. This position plays a key line ownership role in the proper set-up, servicing, troubleshooting, changing out of equipment and related components. It requires knowledge of all production equipment and the ability to train others within the facility. It also requires the flexibility to rotate into various other positions when needed.


Team members in this position are required to maintain knowledge of the process flow, computerized equipment and be aware of hazards associated with the process as well as understand and execute standard operating procedures.


  • Ability to operate all packaging line equipment.

  • Work with/Learn from Area Maintenance personnel to develop in-depth equipment knowledge

  • Monitor line operations, troubleshoot equipment as necessary to minimize machine downtime, and maximize line output.

  • Learn to optimize line speeds at various points to create smooth, consistent bottle flow rate

  • Line operation observations – implement “approved” Continuous Improvement ideas

  • Clean, PM, Inspect and Maintain production line equipment

  • Monitor specific change parts for wear, replace as necessary

  • Complete rapid change outs of equipment to minimize equipment downtown and ensure quality production in a fast-paced, growing environment

  • Document activities in eMaint or equivalent CMMS asset management system

  • Ensure equipment clearances with quality control before start of processing.

  • Communicate all equipment issues, procedures effectively and train others, as needed

  • Follow safety procedures at all times.  Report any unsafe acts or conditions.

  • Certify in and follow all GMPs and written SOPs, perform online training on-time.

  • Comply with all company policies and procedures including safety rules and regulations

  • Follow Lock-Out/Tag-Out and Arc Flash safety protocols

  • Ability to train others on all jobs, equipment, products, etc.

  • Other duties / responsibilities as assigned


  • Ability to operate production equipment to Herbalife’s specifications

  • Ability to learn from others, as well as instruct and train others

  • Good documentation principals, including legibility

  • Ability to communicate/interact with Supervision, OEM representatives, team member, and trainees

  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures.

  • Compliance with all safety rules and regulations.

  • Good math skills to compute yields, variances and troubleshoot

  • Ability to interface with machine, controls and computers

  • Ability to speak, read, and write in the English language

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


  • 12 Months in a Changeover Tech role with an additional 6 months of Herbalife packaging/manufacturing experience (Internal candidates)


    2 years’ experience as a manufacturing, packaging, or changeover technician in a production environment (external candidates)


  • Operating in a Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) environment


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.


  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or other regulatory experience

  • Experience using High Speed Packaging line equipment, and/or Blending equipment, Batching operation systems

  • Prefer 2 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment as a set-up / changeover technician and at least 6 months at Herbalife

  • Food manufacturing or packaging experience a plus