Machine Operator in Training


Located in Woodland, WA

Salary: $16.30-17.05

Express Employment Professionals is looking for a Pouch Machine Operator trainee. 


Job Purpose

Responsible for producing Pouches by setting up and adjusting pouching equipment in alignment with the company’s packaging safety and production goals.


Pay: $16.30/hr-$17.05/hr


Schedule: Must be available for day, swing or graveyard


Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the operation of Pouch Machine including but not limited to:

  • Operate Pouch Machine
  • Correctly set up and run machine to expedite quality and run speed
  • Follow established material handling procedure
  • Follow all instructions on work order and S.O.P.
  • Follow and perform proper company start up procedures
  • Follow and Perform all proper Q.C. procedures and Test Methods
  • Maintain Quality control check sheet, and Production and waste reports
  • Check pouch quality continually during production run
  • Inform supervisor of any defective material
  • Train new pouching personnel assigned to shift
  • Stage proper equipment necessary for production jobs based on production schedule
  • Clean dirty equipment in preparation for next production run
  • Follow and perform all Housekeeping procedures daily
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Management and Supervision in a safe and
  • timely manner
  • Ensure that all food safety and quality standards are met at all times
  • Perform changeovers
  • Perform PM’s on equipment
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Maintain production reports
  • Oversee daily performance of Pouch Assistant functions
  • Change rolls and cut out splices
  • Quality Control checks and data entry
  • Observe safety rules


Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Basic hand tool skills
  • Accuracy in tasks
  • Able to receive and give directions to teammates
  • Good team skills
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills



  1. Complete the application on our website
  2. Submit your resume via email to
  3. Call Express Employment Professionals at 360-414-1200 to speak with a hiring manager for a phone interview (Mon-Fri, 8am to 5:00pm). 


"All employment offers are contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws."

Express Office: Longview
1208 Washington Way
Suite 130
Longview, WA 98632
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