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Machine Operator II

Fulfillment Operations
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At Blue Apron, our mission is to make incredible home cooking accessible to everyone—from the novice cook just getting started to the experienced chef.  Each week we send hundreds of thousands of customers all the pre-measured and perfectly proportioned ingredients they need to prepare delicious and healthy meals at home.  We introduce our members to new ingredients, flavors, and cooking techniques with seasonally inspired recipes that are always delicious, fun and easy to prepare.   We make fresher, healthier food available at better prices by rethinking the grocery supply chain from the table all the way back to the farm. 


The Machine Operator II,  under the direction of the Supervisor and Shift Manager, sets up and operates “Auto Baggers” & “Tray Sealer or one of the following: Scale Line, Bottling Line, Cup Filler, Sachet Line or Auger in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. Additionally, with the support of the CI Manager, Sanitation and Maintenance Department, helps support and train standard operating procedures.


    • Sets up, calibrates, loads and operates assigned equipment.

    • Be familiar with the specific product you’re working with (i.e. ingredients, spices, flavors) and what packaging material it gets packaged in.

    • Fill out a production report daily indicating quality assurance and gold standard.

    • Maintaining KPI standards of production for output and quality.

    • Make minor adjustments to the machines when needed.

    • Communicate any mechanical issues beyond ability to Supervisor or Shift Manager.

    • Properly break-down, operate and setup equipment, as well as resetting for the next shift.


    • 2-3 years experience operating industrial packaging machinery; food manufacturing experiences a plus.

    • Must have mechanical aptitude and intermediate troubleshooting skills.

    • Ability to uphold safety, food safety, and production quality standards.

    • Must be able to maintain established production UPH of equipment.

    • Possess the ability to write routine reports.

    • Fully versed Auto Bagger & Tray Sealer setup, operation & breakdown or one of the following: Scale Line, Bottling Line, Cup Filler, Sachet Line or Auger in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.

    • Be capable of operating measuring instruments, such as the weight scale and thermometer.

    • Be capable of performing basic math calculations and use a calculator.

    • Automation operation experience & PLC / Electronics knowledge.

    • Food industry experience.

    • Self-motivated individual who requires minimal supervision and direction.

    • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.

    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment.

    • Must be able to work weekends, overtime and holidays as required.

    • Must be able to bend and lift up to 49 pounds repetitively, with or without reasonable  accommodation.

    • Must be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time, with or without reasonable accommodation.

    • Exposure to temperatures that range from freezing to sub-freezing (coolers, freezers, etc.) with or without reasonable accommodation.

    • Must be able to push, pull, squat, bend, and reach above and below shoulders; repetitive use of hands, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Blue Apron provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Blue Apron 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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