Cosmetica Laboratories INC.

Position: Machine Operator (Automation Lines)

Position Status: Full-Time

Shifts: Day Shift/ Afternoon Shift/ Night Shift


Purpose and Scope:

To operate multiple pieces of equipment on an assembly line in an efficient and safe manner with minimal support.


  • Follows Master Filling Packaging Specifications
  • Sets up all pieces of equipment for the next order
  • Conducts changeovers including cleaning and sanitizing
  • Prepares bulk prior to using on line
  • Starts and shuts down equipment as required
  • Monitors equipment and product and adjusts equipment during operation to meet operational and quality standards on line speeds, equipment settings, and fill levels
  • Directs the work of other staff on the line
  • Keeps employees and equipment supplied with materials (bulk, components, cartons etc) to optimize line efficiencies
  • Operates all equipment in accordance with SOPs, GMP and follows all safety procedures (PPE, emergency stops, guarding and lockouts)
  • Ensures correct materials are used on lines in correct state
  • Completes all required documentation associated with the line-adjustments, quantities, etc.
  • Visually inspects product and components for obvious defects during the process, reporting any defect to the Team Leader
  • Follows safe work practices and wears appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Supports GMP through work practices and keeping work area clean and tidy on an ongoing basis
  • Trouble shoot all pieces of equipment
  • Perform simple maintenance and repairs on the machines
  • Interpret OEE information and recommend improvements
  • Will operate other equipment when no demand on automated line
  • Able to travel internationally to vendor sites for possible training

List of Equipment Required to Operate:

  • Filler
  • Labeller
  • Cartoner
  • Checkweigher
  • Support equipment-laser coding
  • Pick and place
  • Vision Systems
  • Other equipment as required


Job Requirements:


  • Secondary school diploma. Post-secondary diploma/degree in mechanical field an asset


  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment conducting change overs, cleaning, setting and operating multi-machine production lines for consumer products
  • Experience in mechanical troubleshooting and machine maintenance

Skills Required

  • Team oriented and self-directed
  • Committed to quality, safety, and communication
  • Ability to follow instructions and production schedules
  • Ability to act quickly when a problem arises
  • Strong knowledge of machines in manufacturing setting
  • Comfortable with HMI interface
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Mechanical aptitude, trouble shooting, and problem solving skills
  • Must pass Mechanical Troubleshooting Test
  • English communication skills

*Accommodation: If you advise us of any special requirements, Cosmetica will do our best to provide accommodation for persons with disabilities.