Production Technician in Gainesville, GA at Reddy Ice

Date Posted: 8/27/2020

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Job Requisition


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Full time

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Job Description


The primary responsibility of this position is to operate and troubleshoot the robot including bagging and/or stacking ice on pallets as required and operate the forklift and any other relevant machines as needed.


  • Set up and operate industrial robot used in the manufacturing process, according to specifications and pre-programmed machine control instructions. Reads work orders and specifications to determine prescribed setup and operation.
  • Enter commands to start robot, observes robotic operation, and monitors screen of machine controller for malfunctions and error messages.
  • Conduct scheduled preventive maintenance on robot, including minor repairs, changing robot settings, suction cups and heads.
  • Learn to start and stop the line when needed.
  • Monitor production quality, including regular bag weight checks; make modifications to the production line if weights do not meet specifications.
  • Complete daily DVM boards.
  • Perform bagging and tying of bags off conveyor equipment.
  • Stack a variety of products, ranging from 5lb to 40lb bags onto standard pallets, in a neat fashion, to create square and shippable pallets.
  • Help monitor product quality including; bags not properly tied, foreign objects, discolored ice and any deviation from standards.
  • Keep the area safe and report potential hazards to supervisor.
  • Implement and follow lock out/tag out process and procedures as needed.
  • Clean immediate work area and entire facility according to the Master Cleaning Schedule.
  • Make and assume other duties and responsibilities required or assigned by management.
  • Adhering to the Code of Business Ethics is essential.  We value honesty and integrity above all else and we expect our employees to be committed to the highest ethical standards.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • Ability to work in an unfatigued state
  • Ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
  • Ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one’s short term memory
  • Ability to concentrate and perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
  • Ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
  • Demonstrate a caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety
  • Possess fast reflexes and unimpaired coordination and ability to rapidly respond to stimuli
  • Not mentally or physically impaired from any cause that can adversely affect ability to safely and competently perform required functions
  • Ability to take prompt and appropriate response to operating conditions