Machine Operator – Greenwood, SC 29649

The Machine Operator ensures the proper operation and functioning of all machines in the production area. Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine. Stops machine and reports malfunction to Supervisor or Team Leader. Makes routine machine adjustments or repairs, such as, clearing jams, setting guides, etc. Performs manual packing operations, such as, wrapping, boxing, labeling, etc. Handles raw materials, finished product and associated documentation using production and warehouse management systems. Maintains packaging supplies, such as, wrapping paper, boxes, cartons, glue, ink, labels, etc. Feeds product to conveyors, hoppers or other devices and unload packaged product. Performs quality inspection to ensure that products meet quality specifications. Maintains records, such as production volume, product type, quality check sheets, machine check sheets, etc. Effectively works with others within the team to achieve team goals. Follows all company policies and adheres to all safety policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate for this position has a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 6 months of relevant experience. Effective oral and written skills, good time management skills, and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets up and operates machine following established procedures and policies
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment while ensuring housekeeping duties are completed as required
  • Ensures machinery operates efficiently and effectively to meet productivity requirements
  • Loads, transports, and unloads materials, tools, equipment, and supplies as needed
  • Inspects material and finished goods for defects
  • Utilizes hand trucks, forklifts, pallet jack, hoists, conveyors, or handling equipment to move material to and from delivery transportation vehicles and within warehouse or storage facility
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs daily inspections prior to beginning operations
  • Manages all required paperwork and records and prepares documentation (forms, reports, etc.) when needed


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong work ethic with proven ability to support a positive team environment
  • High school diploma or GED required with a minimum of 6 months manufacturing / industrial experience
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field required; extensive knowledge/experience preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail, a focus on accuracy, and a sense of urgency
  • Ablility to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Capable standing/sitting/walking 8 to 10 hrs per day in a manufacturing environment and comfortably lifting up to 20 pounds frequently
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the function of the job
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation(s)


BENEFITS

  • Continuous Learning Environment
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Prescription Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Time

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