Machine Operator I at Medline Industries, Inc. in Meriden, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


  • Operate a variety of converting, packaging, and boxing equipment to make wipe products.

  • Operate production machines safely, properly, and efficiently to meet a pre-determined product quality and output rate.

  • Work as a part of an interdependent team on a production line to produce high quality products in a safe and efficient manner.


  • Operate converting line equipment to load, thread, cut, fold, saturate, and stack various cloth materials.

  • Operate packaging equipment including loading and threading of film and labels to make a complete package of wipes with exceptional quality.

  • Operate automated pick and place boxing lines, loading boxes on skids, shrink wrapping, and hauling the pallets to a finished goods area with a pallet jack.

  • Other activities including cleaning, hand packing materials, and other support activities for manufacturing.

  • Read and understand procedures for individual pieces of equipment to run efficiently.

  • Apply understanding of the mechanical characteristics of machines adequately to set up and operate the unit safely without damaging equipment.

  • Observe various machine failures and make corrections and/or get maintenance involved as needed.

  • Understand the process and individual machine operating parameters adequately to produce quality products as required by established process specifications.

  • Maintain awareness of product quality and adjust processes within specifications to attain high product quality.

  • Document machine product attributes and parameters on required forms and logs.

  • Complete regular cleaning of equipment and production areas as required.

  • Perform duties as backup to other positions. Complete other projects as assigned by management.

  • High school graduate or GED

  • At least 2 years of work experience within a high volume manufacturing environment.

  • Must be able to read and understand charts, indicators, instructions on controls, operator checklists.
  • Read, write, and understand the English language.
  • Basic math skills including fractional / decimal equations.
  • Requires lifting of objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Willing to work in warm and cold environments.