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199 Edison Road, Washington, GA 30673
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Education and/or Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent.

People Skills.

Customer Service.

Conflict resolution.

Training of line personnel on line specific tasks.

Language Skills:

Must be able to speak, read, write and comprehend English.

Mathematical Skills:
Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply & divide).

Must be able to read a tape measure or rule in both standard & metric.

Reasoning Ability:
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Understanding the use of Trouble Shooting Guides in resolving defects.
  • Understanding the cost of production on the respective lines, including cost saving ideas and implementation.
  • Knowledge and responsibility of required paperwork, including factory orders, daily production sheets, and customer required pape work (camera system data, gauge control data, defect data, etc...)
  • Managing the breaks of line personnel.
  • Housekeeping, which includes the line and surrounding areas including the operator's table, winders, under the extruders, blenders, platforms, storage areas, etc...
Job Description
  • Operators are responsible and accountable for the quality of the product extruded on their respective lines.
  • Operators are the focal point for safety for the line personnel, customers, and vendors who might be on their respective lines.
Position Responsibilities:

Quality of the product on the line
  • Responsible and accountable for the packaging and labeling of the finished product prior to shipment.
  • Responsible for all visual defects including streaks, gels, poor edge cuts, misaligned cores, damaged edges, and loose winds.
  • Responsible for knowing, following and ensuring that the rest of the line teams are following ISO procedures.
  • Responsible for responding to lab data.
  • Know the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of the product being run. Know how to find the SOP and train line personnel on SOP.
  • Responsible for emergency stop checklist.
  • Responsible for knowing, following and ensuring that the rest of the line teams are following Safe Work Practices (SWPs).
  • Responsible for line personnel, customers, vendors, and new hires on their respective machines.
  • The use and the enforcement of the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Operations Skills: Must have the ability to operate multiple cast lines as required (Senior Operator)

Qualification Requirements:
Have an excellent attendance record.Familiar with best practice safety procedures.Completion of ISO training.Have a fork truck operations license.Requires standing, walking, kneeling, bending and reaching.Requires lifting up to 55 pounds (imposed safe lifting limit).

Requires ascending and descending ladders and stairs throughout the workday.

Requires pushing and pulling roll carts and hoists.

Physical Demands:
Must work a 12 hour work day.

Good written and oral communications skills.

Able to complete operator certification program.

Have an excellent safety record.

Must know how to take a machine up from cold start. This includes reading and understanding a factory order, setting up the blenders, understanding and setting up the camera system (where applicable), understanding and setting up the gauge control system (where applicable).

Must have high flexibility regarding placement to other lines and ability to achieve output and quality targets.

Must have the ability to operate a cast line as required (Operator).

Posting ID: 548106765 Posted: 2021-12-09 Job Title: Machine Operator