Machine Operator

Montgomery, AL 36109

Posted: 09/18/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $12.00

Do you have machine operating experience and are looking for a great place to work? Look no further! This is an excellent opportunity to work for a well respected manufacturer right here in Montgomery, Al. Qualified applicants must be able to work under minimal direction and supervision. Operators will set up production lines by making complex machine adjustments and line changes. You will oversee the activity of packers and utility persons as well as assist in training functions. 

All offers of employment are contingent on a background and drug test. 

  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Be able to safely operate an Extruder(s)
  • Able to perform screen changes
  • Constantly monitors all machinery for jams and possible mechanical failure.
  • Effectively troubleshoot all process equipment
  • Performs operations required for machine start-up, set-up and shutdown of process equipment
  • Performs a wide variety of machine adjustments and line changes requiring a high degree of precision and judgment.
  • Fills out all required production safety and quality paperwork on a regular basis as required by job.
  • Keeps and maintains quality level through inspection as produced and notifies supervisor or manager of any quality problems.
  • Troubleshoot quality related problems.
  • Communicate equipment issues to Maintenance personnel, both orally and through the use of the maintenance work order system.
  • Maintains clean work area making sure that assigned work area is clean and organized before leaving shift. Demonstrate efficient housekeeping skills.
  • Assures presence of all appropriate packaging and production related materials on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant emergency procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of all “E-stops" on the lines.
  • Any other duties, related functions or responsibilities as determined by the Shift Supervisor.
  • Physical ability to walk, stand, kneel, crawl, climb, push, pull and lift heavy objects (50 pounds or more).
  • Good Analytical and Troubleshooting Skills
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to read and write legibly.
  • Ability to withstand hot or cold working conditions.
  • Visual ability, either naturally or with the aid of eyeglasses or contacts.
  • Available for overtime per rotating shift
  • Ability to wear some form of hearing protection

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