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Lindt Summer Institute: High School Pre-Apprenticeship

Job ID 23-524 Category Operations Posted Mar. 13, 2023

Position Purpose:

The individual in this position is responsible for the daily set-up and operation of manufacturing machines. In addition, this individual insures that all L&S safety and quality standards are consistently met.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for set-up of assigned machine(s) to ensure daily production goals are met.
  • Responsible for coordination of product change-overs to maximize line efficiencies.
  • Responsible for monitoring the machine and material running through machine to insure product meets quality and production standards; report problems to line operator in a timely manner.
  • Participate in 5 Why analysis to problem solve and ensure minimal down time.
  • Assist with performing simple preventative maintenance tasks on machinery to prevent down time.

Ensure quality and safety standards are met

  • Responsible for visual inspection of materials and products used to ensure that L&S productivity and quality standards are met or exceeded; may be required to taste product as part of daily quality audits.
  • Ensure all health and safety guidelines are followed; consistently report issues in a timely and accurate manner to the Line Operator. Follow proper lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Using 5S methodology ensure equipment and surrounding area is maintained in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Required to use proper safety gear when performing assigned tasks.

Administrative duties

  • Monitor and record production run quantities, job orders, product and wrapping materials used, pallet tags, waste and machinery down times on the work order and directly in the computer system.
  • Establish and communicate material stocks availability to meet daily production requirements.
  • In partnership with Facilities, responsible for establishing and maintaining accurate record keeping logs that will communicate downtime, resolutions and preventive maintenance conducted on machine.
  • Maintain accurate machine logs to identify efficiencies, trends, benchmark problems, issues and resolutions. Communicate consistent issues to the supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Attend daily and weekly technical meetings to report and discuss productivity and safety issues, participate in identifying resolutions to problems and making recommendations to management.

Qualifications & Requirements:



  • The ability to demonstrate strong operating knowledge of manufacturing equipment
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Actively participate in group discussions

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Basic Computer Skills (windows based software)
  • Basic written and effective communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and execute in a fast paced environment
  • Technical skills as it relates to machinery, and ability to troubleshoot
  • Understand Total Productive Management to include Autonomous Management, Preventive Maintenance & Safety and be able to perform basic maintenance on the machine to include, inspection, lubrication and basic repair.


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