Golden State Foods

Cup Machine Oper

Location US-GA-Conyers
Job ID



To properly operate equipment from a safety, quality, and efficient perspective, while maintaining the cleanliness of all equipment.



  • Adheres to safety, food safety, quality and legal compliance.
  • Perform all work in accordance with environmental, health and safety standards, rules, regulations and practices of the facility.
  • Must be able to pass training/certifications as required for qualification.
  • Must perform lockout tagout as required by company standards.
  • Must be able to operate multiple pieces of equipment including small, large and round dipping cup machines.
  • Must be aware of all emergency stops and pinch points caused by moving machinery including energized equipment by air or electrical.
  • Must be able to identify correct film, correct boxes, correct lids, correct cups, and correct coding.
  • Must be able to change cups, lids, heat seal pads, slitter blades, and change film while following proper film loading/ film splicing procedure.
  • Must be able to perform weight adjustments to maintain proper product weights.
  • Must work with other team members to maintain standard changeovers while ensuring line efficiencies.
  • Must be able to properly troubleshoot and correct minor mechanical issues.
  • Must be able to fully and accurately document line production by filling out inspection record/downtime sheets as well as metal detection information.
  • Must be able to identify proper product flow from hold tanks through flow panels to cup machines.
  • Must be able to disassemble production equipment: clean, rinse and sanitize all product contact machinery utilizing proper cleaning utensils, chemicals, and COP (Clean Out of Place) process.
  • Must be able to reassemble production equipment: clean, rinse, and sanitize all product contact machinery utilizing proper cleaning utensils, chemicals, and CIP (Clean In Place) process.
  • Document completed work as required by the supervisor.
  • Compliance with all other duties as assigned.


        - None.



  • Maintain flow of product through machine.
  • Remove unusable product from machine, conveyors, boxes or floor.
  • Safely hose down machines or conveyors.
  • Change film rolls.
  • Lift cases of product.
  • Ability to visually differentiate items of color, up close and in the distance.


  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment and/or clothing.
  • Stand/walk 7 or more hours per day.
  • Constantly reach, twist/turn, talk/hear, and taste/smell.
  • Constantly use eye/hand coordination to operate machinery.
  • Constantly lift from knee to shoulder and carry less than 5 pounds 30 feet.
  • Frequently use eye/hand/foot coordination when using pallet jack.
  • Frequently climb stairs or ladders to clear box jams.
  • Frequently lift up to 25 lbs from floor to shoulder.
  • Occasionally lift up to 100 lbs from floor to waist.
  • Occasionally lift over 100 lbs with another person from floor to waist.
  • Occasionally carry up to 50 lbs 30 feet.
  • Push film cart requiring 12 lbs of force 50 feet.
  • Pull open cup denester requiring 39 lbs of force.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.


  • Constantly work in damp, wet, humid and slippery environments.
  • Constantly work near moving equipment with fumes or airborne debris.
  • Constantly work with toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Constantly work in extreme heat/cold.
  • Constantly work in high noise levels requiring hearing protection.
  • Occasionally work in high places.


  • Bump cap, hair net, safety glasses, hearing protection, and uniform or smock.
  • Cut resistant gloves.
  • Nitrile gloves, plastic apron, and plastic sleeves.
  • Cup machine, scale, burst detector and conveyors.
  • Food safety knife and small hand tools.
  • Manual and electric pallet jacks.
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) software.
  • Lockout locks and tags.



  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One to three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one small group situations to customers, clients, and other team members of the organization.
  • Ability to use effective problem solving skills.


  • Ability to use mathematical functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in accordance with production paperwork.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.


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