Machine Operator

Lakeland, Florida
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
Various Shifts Available
US$ 11.00 - US$ 13.50 per hour
Ref. Number
Melissa Tomachesky, Spherion
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Job Description

Responsible for operating various manual and automated equipment in the production process. Set up machinery and ensure all production materials are available. Operate and monitor equipment and replenish materials as needed. Visually inspect production run and document results. Determine and report malfunctions to appropriate parties. Maintain cleanliness of equipment and assigned area.

Production-focused thought process in fast paced environment.
Set up and operate the manufacturing line and any process lines to meet product specifications and production goals.
Adjust machine components to regulate speeds, pressures, and temperatures, and amounts, dimensions, and flow of materials or ingredients.
Examine, measure, and weigh materials/products to verify conformance to standards, using measuring devices such as templates, or scales.
Monitor the machine operations and observe lights and gauges in order to detect malfunctions.
Turn controls to activate and adjust machine functions, such as regulating air pressure, creating vacuums, and adjusting coolant flow.
Enter and review work orders, specifications and instructions to determine materials, settings/adjustments for the manufacture and packaging of products.

Working hours: Various Shifts Available

Ability to operate manufacturing equipment/machinery
Able to mix ingredients, or chemicals, according to specifications
Experience driving industrial powered equipment is useful to load or unload material or workpiece into machinery
Read specifications, work orders, instructions, formulas, or processing charts
Entering and/or closing production orders
Confer with engineering, technical or manufacturing personnel
Maintain consistent production quality, examining products or work to verify conformance to specifications
Monitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems
Maintain production or work records

High School

0-1 years

High school diploma or GED
1-2 years experience as a Machine Operator in the manufacturing industry
Ability to lead and work within a team environment is a must.

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