Machine Operator - $1000 SIGN ON BONUS! at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: Minnesota - Winona

Employment Type: Hourly

Team: Operations - Winona - WinCraft

Company Overview

Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics’ footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.

As a market leader with more than 8,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.


Position Summary

Sets up and operates automated button capping machine to ensure top quality and 100% utilization.

Essential Job Functions

• Change both lower and upper die sets.

• Change, align, and lift Thiele feeders.

• Program computers for size of button, number in a bag, and quantity of bags.

• Understand and maintain auto bagger functions.

• Unload and replenish all parts hoppers and Thiele feeders.

• Change and adjust feeder track for each button size.

• Packages product (i.e buttons)

• Remove bags, inspect and package.

• Record run times, down times, maintenance times, and units produced.

• Maintain measurement sheets for dies.

• Responsible for optimum machine output.

• Removes and changes blanking dies on machine number three.

• Perform housekeeping tasks of cleaning machine and general area.

• Ensure all safety devices are operational before operating equipment.

• Performs preventative tasks as needed.

• Assists with training additional operators as directed.

• Wear proper PPE at all times.

• Use FMS system to help schedule orders.

• Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required


• High school graduate or its equivalent.


• Six months related experience.

• Knowledge of mechanical processes.

• Basic knowledge of hand tools.


• High degree of comprehension, troubleshooting skills, and problem resolution.

• Strong mechanical skills.

• Intermediate computer skills.


• Ability to read shop packets and inspect material and finished products for defects.

Physical Requirements

• Ability to lift 50lbs

• Ability to stand for entire shift

• Comfortable using a ladder

• Able to turn and bend

• Forklift experience a plus

Working Conditions

- Clean, light working conditions

- High noise levels, Hearing protection is required.

- Lifts bins of parts

- Climbing of ladders

- Climate controlled

- PPE as required for each area

**Perks & Benefits **

- Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

- Paid time off

- Product discounts year round

- Referral Bonus


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Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Machine Operator - $1000 SIGN ON BONUS!
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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