Machine Technician

Hebron, United States of America

*$1,500 sign on bonus! 

Required Experience: We are looking for very experienced Machine Operators. Must be able to come in and hit the ground running, not looking for someone that requires more than just minimal training.

Shift Available: 4 on (2 days - 2 nights) - 4 off (12 hour shifts) 

6am to 6pm for 2 days, then 6pm to 6am the next two days, then 4 days off.

example., Monday, Tuesday  (days) / Wednesday, Thursday (nights) / Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday off / then Tuesday, Wednesday (days) / Thursday, Friday (nights) / Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday off

Wage: $26.00 to $30.00 per hour

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability, FSA, HSA, 401k with 50% match up to 6%, vacation, PTO, and national holidays 

Education / Certifications:  H.S. Diploma or GED required

Job Summary: To perform tasks necessary to efficiently control the operation of extrusion line from raw material input to finished product. Assist SAC in troubleshooting lines as well as training and development of new Technicians. Ability to help back up the SAC in the event an SAC is unable to be present.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area/warehouse
  • Maintains a safe working environment by following all company safety policies and procedures and reports unsafe conditions and incidents
  • Maintains company’s quality standards
  • Learn and understand the equipment and process of making plastic film
  • Teach new operators the basics of operation, including operating the equipment, performing Safe Work Permits, quality testing, and other tasks required of operators
  • Operation of the extrusion line and its operational functions which would include but not limited to; machine set-up, films and resins, color concentrates and/or additives, production speeds (input or output), start and stop functions, change over, down times, die and screw tear down, screen pack, line specific tools and proper lock out/tag out procedures
  • Maintain extruded product to required gauge, length, width, bond strength, and color, dyne, maintaining surface finish or identifying surface defects and performing quality control tests required. This includes double check and data collection procedures currently in place
  • Transfers data to the daily production log book, quality control documents or forms used in the production process
  • Work on a rotating shift schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays, overtime and possible call-ins
  • Follow the production schedule and other related documents necessary to produce and meet customer orders including those with instructions
  • Communicate line malfunctions in a timely manner to ensure production downtime is kept to a minimal
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent and/or 1-2 years of experience or a forklift certification
  • Ability to read production tickets
  • Ability to work at an accelerated pace
  • Ability to perform math calculations; and measure using measuring tape or other instruments
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Must have organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must possess good problem-solving skills.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be dedicated to continuous improvement
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, bend, stretch, or stand for extended periods of time

We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Machine Technician

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