Machine Operator

Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Industrial - General Labor Job Number: AM953313514 Pay Rate: $19-22 / hour

Job Description

Staffworks Group Now Hiring a Machine Operator in the 44146 Area!

Night Shift: 10 PM - 10 AM (Monday through Friday. Overtime may be needed).
Payrate: $19 - $22 per hour depending on experience (+.75 shift diff for nights) + bonus every 6 months

Summary - Sets up and operates extrusion line to produce plastic sheets which meet customer specifications and dimensions according to work orders. 
Responsibilities Include but not limited to: 
  • Start up, set up, operate, and tend machine that extrudes thermoplastics to meet customer specifications and dimensions according to work orders.  
  • Load materials into extruder and adjust feed mechanisms to set feed rates.  
  • Move controls to activate and adjust for extruding process.  
  • Observe machine operations, control boards, and gauges to detect any defective material or any machine malfunctions.  
  • Press the correct buttons to stop the machine when processes are complete or when malfunctions are detected.  
  • Responsible for detailed completion of work orders and production reports.  
  • Operators must always be mentally alert on the machine.  
  • Operators who is not alert runs a great risk of getting injured or injuring another employee. Training will include other duties on the production floor to help understand all positions and processes.  
  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed by management. 
Skills and Requirements
  • Tow motor driving experience. 
  • Must be able to read a tape measure. 
  • Mathematical aptitude 
  • Ability to read/understand specifications. 
  • Ability to read measuring devices such as ruler, caliper, dial indicator, micrometer, and scale.
  • Manual dexterity and ability to use all hand tools in order to set up and operate extruder. 
  • Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50-100 pounds. (Over 50 lbs. with an assist).
  • Frequent standing, walking, and lifting. 
  • Follow written safety procedures. 
  • Previous extrusion experience and knowledge of plastic sheet extrusion process a plus.  
  • 3+ years as a machine operator, preferably in some kind of plastic environment (preferred) 
  • Regular and punctual attendance 
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 pounds. 
May work in an area that is very uncomfortable due to extreme temperature, noise levels or other conditions.  
This position requires physical exertion.  
Education Requirements
  • High school diploma/GED minimum 

Benefits When Hired Full-Time
  • Medical insurance 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Basic and Voluntary life insurance 
  • Paid personal and vacation days. 
  • Flexible spending account program 
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance 
  • Credit union membership. 
  • 401k/profit sharing 
  • Work boot reimbursement.
  • $1000 SIGN ON BONUS! 


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