2nd shift Machine Operator in York

York, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Reference Number
Web Handler
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Job Description

Spherion is looking for a 2nd shift Web Handler/Machine Operator for one of their clients in the South York area.   This is considered a Temp to hire position.  Full time (40 hrs. per week) for 2nd shift (2pm-10pm) - Operator will train on 1st shift (6am-2pm) for several weeks before transitioning to 2nd shift.  Possible overtime, some lifting, & standing & work boots required, steel toes preferred

Candidate will perform the below essential job functions:
  • Performs a variety of production tasks, which include but are not limited to setting up equipment, adjusting and operating equipment, observing for proper functioning of equipment, inspecting and testing products, etc. 
  • Accurately performs work assignments and computer transactions that are required to adjust inventory;  accurately performs calculations using various units of measure .
  • Demonstrates ability to perform any of the various operations within the department
  • Performs visual inspection of all materials used and produced
  • Performs periodic preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Maintains work flow and ensures use of proper materials and tools
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment; notifying lead operator and/or supervisor of unsafe practices, conditions, or acts
  • Achieves quality and throughput goals
  • Performs work according to SPAR’s, WI’s, and verbal instructions;  seeks lead operator and/or supervisor assistance in resolving problems which are not covered by procedures
  • Effectively communicates with other associates, lead operators, supervisors while maintaining the self-confidence and self-esteem of others; relays information to the next shift; voluntarily assists other associates, and communicates effectively to prevent problems from occurring
  • Completes required verifications and paperwork/documentation, accurately and neatly
  • Participates in training and assists with training, where applicable
  • Collaborates and contributes to the development of new products, processes, and equipment
  • Participates in problem-solving and takes initiative to make changes through change control procedures   


Job Specifications:   ·         Requires high school education and previous production experience is highly desirable (preferably in web handling, such as paper or fabric manufacturing, printing, coating, etc.) ·         Uses procedures and skills, which require considerable training, to carrying out assignments ·         Operators work per instructions (verbal and written) and consults with lead operator and/or supervisor as needed on matters not specifically covered by instructions; work is cross-checked to review for accuracy, adequacy, and adherence to instructions ·         Conforms to Company policies and procedures, Quality Systems, etc. ·         Work environment involves moderate risks or discomforts requiring special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, machines, irritant chemicals; may be required to use personal protective equipment such as masks, uniforms, hairnets, gloves, safety glasses/goggles, shields, etc. ·         Physical exertion such as long periods of standing, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities should be expected;  recurring lifting of moderately heavy items (objects 50-100 pounds);  requires common physical characteristics and abilities, such as above-average agility and dexterity ·         The work involves the execution of procedures which make up a finished product of a broader scope; the component product affects the accuracy, reliability, or acceptability of further processing ·         Primary contacts are with associates within manufacturing, however, some contact can also be expected with individuals or groups from outside the organization, in a moderately unstructured setting  

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