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Machine Operator

Machine Operator

Job ID 
2017-1095
Job Locations 
US-MS-Olive Branch
Category 
Machine Operator
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

Overview

An international manufacturer of compounded rubber products is looking for experienced Machine Operators for a new facility in the greater Memphis, TN area.

This position will be responsible for providing production for the location to meet production goals. They will be hiring 3 Machine Operators.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operation of machines, mixers and scales
  • Adhere to company policy and procedures to meet production and quality goals
  • Operation of forklift
  • Train additional staff on equipment and processes     
  • Responsible for the day-to-day compounding of all the company's products
  • To assist in various quality control checks to ensure a quality product
  • Perform necessary preventative maintenance on all equipment and machinery
  • Assist with the loading or unloading of trucks if instructed, including all warehousing functions
  • Observe closely all raw materials in use. Any suspected defective materials should be reported immediately to the Q.C. manager
  • Assist in the counting of all raw materials for physical inventories
  • Maintain a safe, clean work area by following proper housekeeping procedures; Ensure daily that all assigned areas are cleaned of all chemicals and all raw materials are stored in proper place
  • Know and be familiar with procedures furnished pertaining to the handling of hazardous chemicals in the workplace
  • As directed, utilize all safety equipment furnished by the company

Job Knowledge/Experience:

  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with CNC machines
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills as well as comprehensive tact and discretion
  • Experience in compounding (use of Banbury mixers preferred)
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Frequently lifts and carries up to 75 pounds of raw materials
  • Occasionally ascends/descends stairs
  • Must be able to remain in a standing position 100%
  • Constantly operates manufacturing equipment
  • Able to reach and grab items
  • 20/20 vision, corrected
  • Must be able to hear detect voices and equipment sounds and work in an environment where equipment is running