Machine Operator

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Located in Boise,ID

Express Employment is currently recruiting for machine operators with 3-5 years’ experience for a granola and energy bar processing plant that recently opened in Boise. This is a full time, long term/temporary career opportunity starting July 17th.


Job summary:

Performs set-ups, start-ups, makes adjustments and operates equipment. Identifies acceptable or unacceptable product quality per customer requirements on a production line. Performs wash and changeover of equipment.


Job Duties:

  • Checks run schedule for scheduled product during the shift
  • Performs machine set-up prior to start up time
  • Makes adjustments to machines that are being operated
  • Checks scales and records weights per customer specifications
  • Performs required machine clean-up/change over
  • Works with maintenance to identify and restore machine to proper operating condition.
  • Work in close proximity to co-workers
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) at all times
  • Verbally communicate instructions, problems, etc., to co-workers, supervisors and employees from all departments
  • Follows LOTO and safety protocols.
  • Actively participates in HPS and updates KPIs in the work area.
  • Knowledge and use of SAP


Required competencies and knowledge:

  • Communicate in English to give and acknowledge instructions and problems
  • Physical and mental ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week
  • Work in a fast paced environment in close proximity to others
  • Distinguish colors
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in various units of measure, including whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form


Physical Requirements


  • Ability to lift/carry up to 100 pounds
  • Ability to walk up to 400 yards to work areas
  • Stand entire shift
  • May climb steps to and from work and break areas


Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment; experience in food industry a plus
  • Basic math skills required
  • Basic PC skills
  • Basic mechanical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to measure and read scales and thermometers;
  • MUST have steel toe shoes/boots


Schedule: Monday- Thursday or Tuesday –Friday 8am to 6 pm.  *Schedule may vary, there is often potential for overtime.


Wage: $11.50/hr.


Please apply online to the Boise office at and call immediately after to set up a time to interview. 208-343-7552. 

Express Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering full benefits (Medical/ Vision/ Dental/ Life Insurance, 401k, Holiday/ Vacation Pay, Direct Deposit and Referral Bonuses).

Express Office: Boise
9390 West Overland Road
Boise, ID 83709