Machine Operator/Mechanic and Trainee

Hagerstown, Maryland
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 17.00 per hour, $17 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Whitting, Laura, Spherion
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Job Description

Various levels of machine operating for plastics production.

Perform housekeeping duties such as keeping floor clear of debris (scraps, blobs, and excess flash), cleaning machines in accordance with Third Party regulations.
Start and stop equipment in a proper and safe manner.
Complete the Q.C procedures outlined for this position.
Properly clear equipment of bottles/boxes that have became jammed within the equipment.
Make all mechanical adjustments to all equipment.
Clean head tooling knife blades, and molds with the proper equipment and materials.
Makes complete machine changeovers without any set-up aids (set-up sheets, cartridges, or saved programs).
With direct supervision of Quality Control personnel help perform first piece quality checks (OFC, "T", "E", etc.) with the known bottle specifications, while completing the proper documentation to support findings.
Maintains proper paperwork, logs and records (work orders, machine problems, settings, and changes) as required.
Ensure that proper levels of materials (virgin and regrind) are being introduced to the equipment.
Troubleshoot equipment problems (electrical, mechanical, hydraulics).
Helps grind all out of spec containers.
Ensure that regrind is properly packaged, identified, and stored for later usage.
May be asked to complete set-ups/changeovers as required on equipment.
May be asked to cover for other shift Machine Operator / Mechanic Classes (Trainee, B, or A) during personnel shortage (vacations, sick leave etc.)
Enter production quantities into the in-house computer inventory systems.
Assist co-workers where needed.

May be exposed to heat/cold, indoor/outdoor, noise/vibrations. Should be able to lift up to 45 pounds occasionally and less weight on a regular basis.

Working hours: Varies

--Must have standard/metric mechanical tool set (see provided list).
--Requires constant visual attention, ability to discern flaws in containers.
--Operator must have positive attendance points to continue cross training program.
--Receive training in Quality Control Orientation Program.
--Must pass mechanical aptitude testing (above 60%)

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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