Machine Operator

Lakeland, Florida
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 11.00 per hour, $11 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Keilty, Alicia, Spherion
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Job Description

As a Machine Operator you will be responsible for operating and tending the machines that are used to produce and shape Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) blocks. Multiple positions are currently available for both 1st and 2nd shifts. Responsibilities include one or more of the following, depending up machine assignment:

- Molding/Expanding: Operate or tend machines designed to mold and expand bead into EPS blocks according to exacting standards of work orders.
- Cutting: Operate or tend machines designed cut EPS blocks according to exacting standards of work orders.
- Fabrication: Operate or tend machines designed to fabricate EPS blocks according to exacting standards of work orders.
- Shipping: Bundle and wrap EPS blocks for shipping according to customer order specifications.


1st Shift: Monday thru Friday 5:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Saturday 5:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
2nd Shift: Monday thru Friday 3:30 p.m. -2:00 a.m., Saturday 1:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Working hours: Monday - Saturday


- High School Diploma/GED equivalent is REQUIRED
- Previous manufacturing/production experience preferred
- Mechanical background preferred
- Ability to use measuring gauges such as a measuring tape
- Ability to complete assigned tasks within deadlines
- Ability to stand for extended periods of time
- Ability to work in various temperatures
- Ability to frequently lift up to 70lbs

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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