Machine Operator
Apollo Health And Beauty Care
Toronto, ON, CA
3d ago
source : CareerPlug

Apollo Health & Beauty Care (Apollo) is a premium developer of private label and control label health & beauty care products and leverages unique expertise and experience in developing national brand-equivalent products designed to compete equivalently with the most popular national brands.

The largest private label and control label personal care manufacturer in Canada, Apollo has formidable penetration and distribution in the North American marketplace and also services customers throughout Central and South Asia, Mexico, Europe and Asia.

Building on our core values of Excellence and Commitment, Apollo has established itself as a market leader that attracts the industry's top talent.

We are currently searching for an energetic, motivated Machine Operator to join our Team!


Machine Operators are tasked with efficiently, effectively, and safely running one of several pieces of equipment across production lines these include fillers, labellers, and unscramblers.

Machine Operators respond to equipment issues and assist in troubleshooting to eliminate unnecessary downtime in order to achieve communicated targets and quality results in a safe manner.


  • Analyze "out of tolerance" conditions and make adjustments as required
  • Set up and maintain production assets (labeller, filler, unscrambler) to ensure safe and optimal run time, and adhering to all quality requirements.
  • Monitor work target achievements and take action to resolve equipment problems to ensure maximum equipment uptime
  • Communicate information to the Supervisor (i.e. production, machine and safety issues) and recommend remedial action as required
  • Demonstrate job functions to coworkers as needed
  • Continuously monitor product for defects and quality. Identify appropriate colors, alignment, lot codes, debris and other observable defects
  • Read, understand, and accurately execute Process Instructions (PI) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Communicate with coworkers in order to solve immediate production concerns or complete production assignments
  • Complete production assignments in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with department schedules.
  • Adhere to GMP and GDP requirements for proper line clearance and lead daily housekeeping activities during periods of downtime and at end of shift
  • Handle bulk materials and finished goods in accordance with safety and GMP requirements
  • Efficiently and safely operate assigned machinery; perform simple maintenance and report deficient, unsafe or malfunctioning equipment immediately to Supervisor or Manager
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • KNOWLEDGE / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE : 2-3 years’ experience with high school diploma or equivalency required or 1-2 years’ experience with post-secondary education or other job required certification or license required;
  • INTERPERSONAL SKILLS / CONTACTS : some access to confidential or sensitive information; some internal interactions and / or some minor external interactions;
  • purpose of internal / external contacts is not related to complex matters; no selling, negotiating, consulting, teaching / instructing, or advising;
  • standard level of written and verbal communication skills required for successful job performance

  • PROBLEM SOLVING / JUDGMENT : position is closely monitored and decisions follow prescribed guidelines; some minor analysis required;
  • occasionally makes recommendations or referrals; responsible for solving simple technical problems

  • MENTAL EFFORT : requires average levels of concentration and / or attentiveness; average duration and / or intensity of efforts;
  • requires average amounts of thinking, watching, listening, verifying, checking numbers, creating or designing

  • PHYSICAL EFFORT : occasional duration or intensity of physical effort; moderate energy required in terms of standing, walking, lifting, keyboarding, pushing, pulling, sitting, packing, assembling, bending or twisting;
  • includes moderate fine or coarse movements

  • MATERIAL RESOURCES : average level of consequence and costs associated with errors as related to losses of time, money, or property;
  • moderate responsibility for machinery, work aids, equipment, materials, properties, products, stock, inventory or tools

  • INFORMATION RESOURCES : average level of consequence and costs associated with errors as related to losses of time, money or property;
  • average responsibility for information and or services; limited access to confidential, sensitive or proprietary information

  • PEOPLE / POLICIES / PRACTICES : no responsibility for people, policies or practices in terms of assigning work, development, evaluation, supervision, health and safety, performance, scheduling of work, training, coaching, or well-being;
  • may occasionally demonstrate work practices to others

  • FINANCIAL RESOURCES : no responsibility for financial data, money or financial transactions, financial records, expenditures, acquisition, financial analysis or risk management;
  • has limited to no opportunity to cause a negative impact to the organization or cause a serious consequence as a result of an error

  • ENVIRONMENT : works in a manufacturing environment with regular exposure to dirt, dust, grease, oil, noise or temperature extremes;
  • occasionally may face multiple demands or distractions; has limited or occasional exposure to poor ventilation

  • HAZARDS : average to moderate exposure to chemicals, fumes or smoke; has limited to occasional potential of injury, harm, illness or infectious disease;
  • has regular exposure to machinery or equipment; does not require travel

    Apollo Health & Beauty Care Ltd. will ensure accommodations are available in consultation with candidates during all stages of the recruitment process

    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

    It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Duties outlined on this job description may not be all-inclusive, and can be modified at any time if requested by management.

    Apollo is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Apollo will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known in advance.

    We thank all applicants for their interest however only those meeting the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.

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