To operate production machinery safely and efficiently; maintain appropriate documentation and communicate ideas and problems to appropriate staff; perform scheduled preventative maintenance and other repairs to production equipment; participate in production equipment changeovers; responsible for producing best quality product.Responsibilities:-Monitor and explain deviation from expected Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)-Complete any machine and task specific training as documented on Operator Development Plan. Perform necessary Operator Checklists.-Perform data collection of quality measurements as directed. Correct any deviations from quality standards in order to product product within specifications.-Monitor and respond accordingly to any deviations within SPC charting.-Communicate problems, progress reports and continuous improvement ideas to management staff, maintenance and production personnel.-Perform maintenance tasks as outlined by Maintenance Manager and in response to machine malfunctions. Troubleshoot machine and process issues.-Responsible for personal development by establishing SMART goals, requesting regular meetings with their managers, volunteering for plant improvement teams, requesting additional training, requesting involvement beyond their immediate job responsibilities, seeking higher education opportunities including continuing education classes and meeting or exceeding their self-development and performance goals. Provide suggestions for training topics.-Promote and participate in good housekeeping habits to ensure plant appearance exceeds management and customer expectations.-Ensure all daily, weekly and periodic cleaning tasks are performed as outlined in the Master Cleaning Schedule.-Maintain accurate production reporting documentation.-Responsible for active participation on plant teams and activities including safety, quality, sustainability, community involvement, OEE, maintenance, employee wellness, brainstorming and continuous improvement which are required to create and maintain a World Class environment.-Operate Powered Industrial Truck, Boom Lift and Scissor Lift per OSHA regulations rules and guidelines.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PMSkills:-Follow all employer safety and health regulations as required by company policies, procedures and practices-Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all downstream equipment to meet or exceed company established safety culture-Follow Lock Out/Block Out/Tag Out policy-Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) where required-Proactive in addressing unsafe conditions and confronting unsafe behaviors in the facility-Address all unsafe acts or conditions immediately and report to Shift Production Supervisor-Participate and/or conduct safety training as scheduledEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Our Operator should possess a sense of urgency, accountability, business ethics, professionalism, self-motivation and the desire and focus to improve the business.Our Operator may be required to act as Person In Charge in the absence of a member of management.Our Operator must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent and successfully complete the entrance examinations and interviews. Must pass drug and background testing and pass a series of testing including:*Reading - reading a passage and answering questions based on the reading*Math - includes decimals, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division*Inspection and Measurement - reading a ruler to 1/16", reading graphs and logs*Process Monitoring and Problem Solving - Problem solving based on the information provided*We like for someone to be mechanically inclined. Manufacturing experience is preferred but not required. Everyone drives a forklift, so forklift experience also helps, but is not requiredAll new employees start out on 1st Shift (8:00 AM to 4:00 PM) for first 30 days, will then move to 3rd Shift.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. 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.