Conversion Operator

Job Details

LocationSeguin, TX,
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Salary12.00 USD - 13.00 USD
PositionMechanical Tech.

Job Description

Local plant is looking for energetic and quality machine operators. Training is provided.


To safely produce good, quality bags using conversion equipment.


  • Willing to work a 2-2-3 schedule with planned day/night rotation
  • Willing to work 12-hour shifts 6:45 am to 7 pm or 6:45 pm to 7 pm
  • Willing to lift 30 pounds routinely
  • Basic understanding of machine operations and adjustments
  • Good technical skills - some background in a mechanical field
  • Good attendance and work habits
  • Good communication skills
  • Willing to handle job stress and interact with others in the workplace
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance and willing to work outside the regular schedule as required.


  • Performs routine operations required to operate and adjust multi-lane bag machines with auto-pak equipment to produce plastic bags from blown tubing.
  • Work from specific team leader / supervisor instructions, standard operating procedures and precise product specification sheets in the routine operation and adjustment of multiple bag machines running multiple products.
  • Perform set ups and changeovers based upon prescribed procedures and production demand. • Use ruler, retractable knifes, hook knifes and various hand tools.
  • Operate pallet jack and fork lift as assigned (once qualified)
  • Perform Quality tests on finished product to ensure quality of product and conformance to specified tolerances. Areas inspected include: length and width, pre-seal location and quality, side seals, perforation or slitting, bundle count and overall appearance.
  • Perform leak audits according to standardized procedures and perform simple calculations to record results (for consumer bags)
  • Make routine machine adjustments to correct minor deviations from tolerance.
  • Diagnose routine problems, detect cause and perform required machine adjustments.
  • Detect and report faulty equipment, unusual conditions and defective material to team leader / supervisor.
  • Weigh scrap according to prescribed procedure.
  • Move materials as necessary in the performance of duties or as directed.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Follow prescribed Safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, directed or in accordance with designated responsibilities.
  • Operate up to two conversion machines as required with a Packer.
  • Cover teammates during breaks.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
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