Machine Operator III

Job Location US-NJ-Saddle Brook
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is looking for a Machine Operator III based in Saddle Brook, NJ! To operate machinery in a safe and efficient manner while producing a quality product at the required packaging line performance.



  • Responsible for the set up, wash/sanitize and operation of production equipment in accordance with established SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) guidelines.
  • Responsible to troubleshoot and change-over filling equipment.
  • Ensure that all appropriate safety measures are in place and tested for proper operation. Operator has authority to stop line if safety violation is detected.
  • Responsible for the supply of production materials to line to avoid interruption.
  • Performs ongoing inspections of in process production to ensure machines are properly working to maximum efficiency.
  • Assess, and identify any machine performance or safety issues and seek resolution through inspections, tests and adjustments to meet standards of machine performance.
  • Maintains all necessary production and quality paperwork to ensure proper documentation of the line activity.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment in and around the packaging line.
  • Daily housekeeping maintenance of equipment to minimize possible contamination.
  • Responsible for assigned minor machine adjustments to ensure quality and efficiency of equipment.
  • Works with line mechanics to ensure minimal “line down time” for mechanical difficulties.
  • Monitor all quality parameters on finished product production (including but not limited to; fill weights torque and aesthetics).
  • Collect data regarding line speeds, write pallet tickets when required, and oversee line crew if necessary.
  • Palletize line product when required.
  • Ensure that all Quality specifications/and or Quality tests outlined are being followed. Operator has authority to stop line if Quality Issue arises.
  • Attend departmental meetings and provide training as required to lower level operators.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.





  • Basic mathematical skills required.
  • Basic Microsoft Office Computer knowledge.
  • Must communicate effectively using Basic English communication and written skills.
  • Ability to actively communicate with supervision regarding machine difficulties when required.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, oversee the operation of multiple machines on assigned line.
  • Able to perform complicated machine operation tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Has basic working knowledge and understanding of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the field.
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


  • While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, (for prolonged periods of time exceeding 1 hour) walk and use hands to handle objects, reach with hands and arms; lift packages up to and exceeding 25 lbs.



  • High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum 3 years experience in the field or related area. Vocational training in mechanical machine operations beneficial.





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