Production Operator

Candler, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)
US$ 12.75 - US$ 15.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Gaffney-Keebler,Molly, Spherion
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Job Description

If you are looking for a company that can offer you a great career, competitive benefits and will withstand a downturning economy, we have the company for you!

Essential Duties:

-Performs all tasks in a safe manner, complies with all safety rules including ZES and confined space entry. Identifies and reports unsafe operations to the Team Lead immediately.
-Follows all company policies.
-Works under the guidance of the Team Lead to perform and complete the assigned duties in timely manner.
-Inspects equipment to identify any replacements, malfunctions and repairs. Recommends improvements.
-Changeover process: setup the production equipment and supplies before executing the job orders. Ensure product recipe compliance.
-Ensures all process parameters are set as per the recipe or within the acceptable range defined by Process to ensure a quality product.
-Brings samples to the lab per defined inspection plan. Report any Quality issue with incoming raw material or finished good materials to the Team lead and to Quality.
-Fills all Process and Quality records as requested. Reports any changes for process parameters, any issues with equipment as needed to the Team Lead and to Process engineers.
-Performs preventive maintenance per defined schedule. Operator PM's are completed and signed-off.
-Performs routine or minor maintenance of equipment. Assists to remove chokes, to replace belts and other routine maintenance. Participates in card repair such as rewiring and card set-ups.
-Troubleshoots process and equipment issues using analytical trouble shooting and other tools.
-Drives forklift to move various items in manufacturing area. Complies with FIFO system for raw materials.
-Maintains housekeeping expectations (clean and organized). Fills housekeeping audits and reports findings.
-Contributes to waste management programs.
-Uses company operating system for O&B, carding, entangling, winder and slitter operations. Ensure full traceability by scanning raw material and finished goods.
-Attends all training classes that are scheduled for the operators.
-Performs other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)


-Very good computer skills
-Good mechanical skills
-Safety focused with a safety mindset
-Excellent math and measurement ability
-Able to work on a team
-Dependable and reliable

High School

1-4 years

*2 years manufacturing experience
*High school diploma or GED
*Forklift experience a plus
*Able to stand and walk duration of shift
*Able to work flexible hours (12-hour rotating shifts)

Call us today at 828-348-0390!

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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