Senior Machine Operator

Hebron, United States of America

$26.00 to $30.00

Shift Available: (Rotating) Will work an average of 2 weekends every 6 weeks. 

2 days, 2 nights, 4 days off (rotating schedule between crews) 6 am to 6 pm for 2 days, 6 pm to 6 am the next two days, then 4 days off. 

We are looking for someone capable of performing 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 developing new Technicians. Ability to help back up the SAC in the event a SAC is unable to be present.  


  • 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 the 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 are 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, downtimes, die and screw tear down, screen pack, line-specific tools and proper lockout/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-checking 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


  • 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 a 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 

Senior Machine Operator

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