Machine Operator

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Location
Brownsville, Texas
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 8.65 per hour, $8.65 - 8.65 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_26632
Contact
Saucedo,Francisco, Spherion
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Job Description

LIST OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
1. Loads and peels rolls onto roll stand.
a. Maneuvers roll into place
b. Inserts or hammers shaft into roll
2. Threads paper through machine.
3. Catches bags off machine delivery.
a. Grasps and rotates bags into place on press
b. Checks for the quality of bags checking that it meets customer?s Specifications.
4. Places bags on press to go through end sealer.
5. Fills out production reports.
6. Inspects machine to identify for any machine or safety problems.
7. Regulates machine speeds.
8. Monitors and adjusts glue and inks to meet bag specifications.
9. Performs minor machine repairs (change slitter knife).
10. Inspecting Finished Work Products to Determine if They are Completed to Specifications
11. Labels and places bales onto pallets.
12. Un-jam machine when needed.
13. Mount plates.
14. Adjust and clean print.
15. Work with inks.
16. Keep work area clean and safe.
17. Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

SUPERVISION NEEDED:
Frequent supervision needed. Must report to assigned supervisor.

WORK EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Diploma/GRE
Will need to read, write and perform basic math.
Preferred prior work experience in a manufacturing environment.

Working hours: 2nd & 3rd Shift

Skills:
TECHNICAL SKILLS NEEDED:
Basic computer skills preferred
Good Communication Skills
Physical Stamina
Attention to detail
Quick Learner
Mechanical Skills a plus
Proficiency
Manual Dexterity

MACHINES OR TOOLS ARE USED:
Wire brush, broom, printers, bag machines, hand tools, blades.

PERCENTAGE OF TIME WORKING AROUND MACHINERY: 100%

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/ JOB HAZARDS:
1.-Will be exposed to heat/cold, dirt, dust, noise, fumes, ink, paste, grease/oil, water, and steam due to factory setting.
2.-Will be around Paper roll weighs an average of 1 ton; Press roll weighs an average of 50 lbs.; Ink containers are of 5 gallons capacity.; Machine guards weigh an average of 1 - 8 lbs.; Bales weigh an average of 10 - 70 lbs.; Shaft weighs an average of 15 - 25 lbs.
3.-Lifting, bending, carrying, slips, trips, falls, cuts, receptive body motion injuries.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1.-Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs.
2.-Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs.
3.-Pulling; 3 hours
4.-Pushing: (rolling); 600 pound to 1 ton rolls
5.-Reaching above shoulders; constantly throughout shift (12 hrs)
6.-Use of fingers/hands to grasp and handle product; constantly
7.-Walking; 10 hours

8.-Standing; 11 hours
9.-Crawling
10.-Kneeling
11.-Bending; 11 hours
12.-Climbing; 3 hours
13.-Ability to work at a rapid pace
14.-Operation of forklift, narrow aisle or other vehicle
15.-Visual ability
16.-Depth perception
17.-Ability to distinguish color
18.-Hearing ability
19.-Other;

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) REQUIRED:
Back Support Belts
Eye Protection
Ear Protection
Hair Net or Cap
Safety Steel Shoes
Dust Masks - when cleaning machines with air pressure hoses.
Wrist supports - if requested
Gloves - used when cleaning machines with cleaning solutions.
Temporary Lockout Devices

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