Production Machine Operator

Orem, UT
Full Time
Mid Level

Who We Are:

Owned by the dynamic and innovative HIG Capital, American Crafts has been a leader in the crafting market since its founding in 1994. HIG Capital, known for fostering growth and excellence in its portfolio companies, brings a new level of energy and ambition to American Crafts. The company is celebrated for its fresh, clean product design and friendly, personalized customer service, offering products that feature bright, vibrant colors and a contemporary feel. These products inspire crafters to record their memories in fun, sophisticated, and stylish ways. Partnering with the world's top retailers, including Walmart, Target, Michaels, JoAnn Fabrics, and many more globally, American Crafts stands as one of the most branded and exciting crafts companies in the US.

Who We are Looking for:

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Food Production Machine Operator to join our team. As a Food
Production Machine Operator, you will be responsible for operating and maintaining various types of machinery
used in food production processes. Your primary goal will be to ensure efficient production while maintaining
the highest standards of quality and safety.

  • Operate and monitor food production machinery including but not limited to mixers and packaging equipment.
  • Set up machinery according to production specifications and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance.
  • Monitor machine operations to ensure proper functioning and identify any issues or abnormalities.
  • Conduct regular inspections and preventive maintenance tasks on machinery to ensure smooth
    operation and minimize downtime.
  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents and ensure a safe working environment.
  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards in the production area, including equipment and
  • Keep accurate records of production output, machine issues, and any incidents or problems encountered.
  • Meet all production quotas and quality standards.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and industry regulations.
Necessary Skills & Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical training or certification in machine operation is a plus.
  • Previous experience as a machine operator in a food production or manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions and procedures accurately.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects and stand for extended periods.
  • Able to read and understand work instructions in English.
  • Spanish language skills are very desirable.
Physical Requirements:
  • Use hands on a keyboard, sit for long periods of time, lift, reach, and climb stairs.
  • Stand/walk for the duration of the shift.
  • Lift/carry/maneuver up to 40 pounds.
  • $17-18 per hour, depending on experience. 
What We Offer: 
  • 401(k)/Roth Matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Employee Discount
  • Access to business library for skill building and self-improvement
  • Parental Paid Leave
Equal Employer Opportunity (EEO) American Crafts provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law
requirements, American Crafts complies with applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This
policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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