Machine Operator III - $1000.00 Sign-On Bonus

Date: May 18, 2023

LOCATION: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

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Peli BioThermal LLC is a global leader in the design and manufacture of single use and reusable temperature-controlled packaging solutions for the highly regulated pharmaceutical, biotech, and clinical trials industries.  Peli BioThermal is a great place to work and offers employees the opportunity to flourish and excel in a high-growth, fast-paced, creative, and exciting environment!  We currently have an opening for a Machine Operator III based at our site in Maple Grove, MN.


The Machine Operator III is responsible for the operation and performance of automated machinery and equipment to ensure all equipment and machinery perform per intended use.


What You’ll Do:

  • The Machine Operator III is responsible for safe and efficient running of automated and semi-automated production equipment.
  • This position requires the operator to work independently and under minimal supervision. Can diagnose machine issues and fix it independently or with Technician assistance.
  • Collaborates in an effective, professional, and courteous manner with other area employees.
  • Follows detailed machinery operating instructions, processes, and procedures.
  • Complies with policies, guidelines, and regulatory requirements per the Quality System.
  • Responsible that all appropriate materials are used in production build per product Bill of Material.
  • As part of conducting assessments of proficiency of trainees, may identify needed changes in training/performance expectations in relation to machinery operations. Actively participates in or leads continuous improvement initiatives as needed.
  • Responsible for insuring machine is operating within programmed parameters for a consistent output that meet quality/quantity objectives.
  • Assists Technician in repairing/maintaining equipment as directed.
  • Is responsible to troubleshoot and understand what part(s) of machine are having issues and capable if fixing issues with tools when needed and notifies required staff of any issues found.
  • Ensures key performance measures are recorded and turned into the lead and/or supervisor in a timely/accurately and according to performance recording rules.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Notifies immediate Supervisor of any violation or deviation.
  • Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


What You’ll Need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in running an automated/semi-automated equipment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior machine operator experienced preferred.
  • Vocational/Technical school certificate/diploma a plus.
  • Proven ability to understand, operate or troubleshoot to repair hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical/software-based aspects of the machinery


Why Join Peli BioThermal? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…

  • Generous paid time off plans.
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match.
  • Tuition Assistance Program.
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products.
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.
  • Wellness Discount Program.
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.
  • Must be able to work in a powdery environment with use of appropriate PPE.




Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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