Machine Setup Operator

Machine Setup Operator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Machine Setup Operator to join our team.


  • Checks order properly throughout the course of production to ensure accurate labeling, printing, and packaging of product;
  • Inspects product quality according to quality guidelines;
  • Adjusts machine and packs product uniformly and neatly, keeping up with the machine speed;
  • Ability to fill in as the Material Handler;
  • Examines work order to determine specifications and sample verification;
  • Maintains accurate counts of product to boxes, cartons, and skids;
  • Assists with removing paper jams and preventative maintenance when scheduled;
  • Sets up machine per sample and order jacket specifications;
  • Transports finished goods to appropriate area.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;
  • Mechanical aptitude;
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time during the shift;
  • Ability to see near, far, and colors;
  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs.