Machine Operator

Lakeland, Florida
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
Various Shifts Available
US$ 14.50 per hour
Ref. Number
Keilty, Alicia, Spherion
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Job Description

Operates, monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots all down line equipment for ULF operations. Tests, communicates results, and documents results of quality testing of all ULF product to assure quality requirements are met. Transfers packaged materials to maintain warehouse FIFO protocols and assists in loading trucks with product for transport to client. Reports any potential discrepant material to Team Leader and provides fiber properties and characteristics for process adjustments to be made. Works to assure maximized quality and safety during operations. Notifies Team Leader to any equipment, quality, or operational complications needing resolution and takes corrective actions within scope of the Downline Operator role.

Schedule: MUST be available to work a rotating schedule Sunday - Saturday (days and nights)

Follows all company safety policies and procedures
Demonstrate competency in all ULF quality testing including blown density, thermal testing, color testing, and loss on ignition (LOI)
Perform data entry and monitoring of all quality data collected on shift
Place bags on bagger equipment snouts to assure proper packaging
Assign programs and troubleshoot material handling robot to assure proper functionality
Assure proper bag labeling and placement
Maintain inkjet label printer and stretch wrapping equipment
Demonstrate competency in forklift safe operation
Admix out of specification (OS) product to maximize PJE and reduce waste
Assist in transport line clean out to assure optimized airflow through transport lines
Maintain consistent bag weights per product specification between bagger equipment
Assign programs and troubleshoot bag placing robot as required to assure smooth operation in the downline area
Notes any process abnormalities and notifies Team Leader to initiate corrective action
Increase technical aptitude of the fiberglass manufacture process to increase capabilities and understanding of operation
Transfer packaged product from operations floor to warehouse throughout operations
Lead and complete bill of lading process and assist with goods receipt process when needed
Work with warehouse management to understand FIFO system and maneuver product accordingly
Utilize and appropriately document shipments in SAP software and paperwork
Assist warehouse personnel in shipping and receiving as required
Assures clean and orderly housekeeping in all assigned areas at all times
Performs other related duties consistent with the nature of the job as directed by the NLT and the direct supervisor

Working hours: Various Shifts Available

Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
Must possess strong communication skills
Must have the ability to multi-task
Must work well in team environment
Must have the ability to execute basic mathematical calculations
Must have OC equipment familiarity and problem solving skills
Must have the capability of understanding cause/effect process relationships
Must demonstrate initiative and a quality work ethic
Must be able to work independently
Exposure to temperature extremes
Exposure to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
Handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls
Lifting/carrying/moving up to 50 pounds
Regular attendance on site and the ability to work shift schedule
Wearing respirator protection and other required PPE
Participates in the safety and good housekeeping programs as established within the plant

High School

1-4 years

- High School Diploma/GED
- Previous manufacturing experience
- Must own or have the ability to acquire steel toe boots/shoes

*Employer conducts national background check, drug screen, and pulmonary (breathing) test*

Schedule: MUST be available to work a rotating schedule Sunday - Saturday (days and nights)


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