Machine Operators oversee and manage a full production process within the manufacturing plant or facility. They monitor equipment to ensure the quality, efficiency, and safety of the process. They are also responsible for the safe operation, basic maintenance, and troubleshooting of the process equipment and instruments.
- Established mechanical and repair skills
- Attention to detail
- Strong verbal, written, communication, and people skills
- Understanding of manufacturing efficiencies and process capabilities
- Able to problem solve and analyze information to achieve results
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong listener and learner able to process new information
- Can handle multiple tasks and issues at the same time and prioritize in fast paced environment
- Can monitor equipment and use what they see to maximize process operation
- Able and willing to train others
- Able to work in different environmental conditions
- Can follow standardized procedures
- Works overtime based on production needs and demands
- Self-motivated and flexible on job assignments
Education and Experience
- Required: High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
- Preferred: Associate/Bachelor's Degree.
- Exposure to mechanical industry preferred
- Exposure to the plastics industry preferred.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
- Lifting Requirements: 0-75+lbs.
- Constant: Lift and/or move up to 15lbs.
- Frequent: Sit, stand and walk up to 12 hours per day. Lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
- Environment: Exposed to high levels of noise, recyclable debris, and smell.
- Able to visually examine minute defects in parts and product.
- Must be able to reach overhead, bend down, and work on ladders periodically as needed.
- Must wear proper Personal Protective Equipment: eye, ear, head and toe protection and high visibility safety vest.