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Machine Operator I
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Job Description


Chefs around the world wear blue aprons when learning to cook, and for us it has become a symbol of lifelong learning.  Our highly motivated group of food enthusiasts are inspired to work on complex business problems with creativity and passion always looking to learn something new. We take preparation seriously, embrace a spirit of excellence, and put in the extra effort in everything we do.  We are thrilled to be part of our customers’ lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens.


The Machine Operator I, under the direction of the Supervisor and Shift Manager, sets up and operates all production machinery in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. 


  • Sets up, calibrates, loads and verify that the assigned machinery has been properly put back together from sanitation crew along with scales and their proper function
  • Performs changeovers with a sense of urgency
  • Properly breaks-down and thoroughly cleans all equipment, as well as resetting for the next shift
  • Follow and complete the daily production schedule, including changes that may occur during the course of the day
  • Complete all paperwork including, but not limited to, PCP as well as system productivity and downtime record
  • Follow product quality checks: specification check, packing check, produce quality check, seal integrity check and code date check
  • Self-directed and able to complete all tasks with minimal supervision
  • Helps develop and train new machine operators following Blue Apron standard operating procedures
  • When required, provides assistance with installing and commissioning new equipment
  • Perform duties effectively in a highly diverse teamwork environment


  • Prior working experience operating industrial packaging machinery; food manufacturing experience
  • Able to work in an industrial, cold-room environment with moderate/intermittent noise
  • Have knowledge of mechanical aptitude and basic troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions accurately
  • Ability to uphold safety, food safety, and production quality and freshness standards
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Must be willing and able to maintain production pace of equipment
  • Must have mechanical aptitude and intermediate troubleshooting skills
  • Strong sense of urgency  
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office and Gmail
  • Must be able to walk, bend, stand and reach for extended periods of time
  • Must be comfortable and able to work at heights of 20 feet
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision

Blue Apron 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, 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.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Skilled Labor - Trades
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1581
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Machine Operator I

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