THERMOFORMING OPERATOR

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Location
Beaverton, Michigan
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Salary
US$ 15.00 - US$ 16.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_36141
Contact
Kathy Weaver, Spherion
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Job Description

A Gladwin County thermoforming facility is seeking experienced Extrusion and Thermoforming Operators to join their ranks. Position hours range from 7:00am-7:00pm and 7:00pm-7:00am on a 3-2-2 schedule. (This is NOT a swing shift.) Compensation starts at $15/hr and increases to $16/hr after a 90-day period when a reliable attendance record can be demonstrated. The client also offers competitive Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance benefits.

Responsibilities:
-Maintain the consistent extrusion of sheet plastic which includes supplying the specified and raw material, maintaining the proper sheet gauge, and making machine adjustments when necessary.
-Keep the extruder adequately supplied with plastic for the next shift (hopper and boxes).
-Correctly thermoform quality plastic containers including all necessary forming adjustments, monitoring product appearance, maintaining even distribution pf plastic throughout parts, and insuring the proper cuts, burns, and other quality specifications are in place.
-Assist in monitoring the quality of the product that is produced by their assigned production line including frequently and consistently monitoring the weight, trim appearance, packaging, and other quality specifications of the designated product.
-Inspect product at the packing station on a regular basis a minimum of 4 times per hour.
-Work safely and abide by company recognized policies and procedures.
-Maintain a clean and orderly work station including sweeping the entire extrusion and forming area, maintaining equipment cleanliness, removing obstructions from walkways, and assisting in grinding of scrap plastics. (Technicians are not to leave the work station until it is clean and orderly for the next shift.)
-Maintain the quality and productivity of the line in operation including assisting in minor maintenance, reporting malfunctions immediately to supervision, assisting and at times leading changeovers, and monitoring the output of the line.
-Complete other reasonable assigned tasks as needed and directed.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Skills:
*A background in thermoforming and extrusion is required.
*Ability to inspect products and qualify any defects while making adjustments to machines to correct the issue.
*Employees must be able to remain on feet for up to 12-hour periods with regular bending, stooping, twisting, lifting, and carrying of objects up to 50Lbs.

Education:
High School

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
Candidates MUST possess 2 years extruding and/or plastic thermoforming experience within the last 5 years.

Candidates MUST comply with Spherion's Drug Free Workplace Policy


Calling all experienced Thermoformers and Extruders! This may be the chance you are looking for to jump-start your career with a stable and appreciative company who respects and rewards their employees. Apply today!

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, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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