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Line Operator

Company: WL Plastics
Location: Statesboro
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Hiring Day and Night Shift. Starting at $15.00. If on night shift, additional $1.00 shift differential BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: --- The Line Operator will work as part of a team to support one of the production lines with a focus on operating, caring for, and maintaining the extrusion equipment, and improving the machines performance --- Key activities include process monitoring, minor maintenance, troubleshooting, and process improvement --- The Production Operator reports to the Production Supervisor or Lead Operator at the manufacturing facility RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE: --- Adjust controls to draw product into specified diameter --- Assist with changeovers on extrusion machines according to production line changes --- Clean work areas --- Load machine hoppers with mixed materials --- Measure and examine extruded products for defects, and to check for quality conformance to specification; adjust controls as necessary to alter product --- Reel extruded products into rolls of specified lengths --- Start machines and set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, sizing rings, temperature, and synchronize speed of extrusion --- Document machine operating conditions and product measurements --- Report major process change to Production supervisor --- Package product and move to staging area for quality control inspection --- Performing other duties assigned by Production Supervisor --- 12-hour shifts to include weekend work will be required JOB REQUIREMENTS: --- Preferred candidates must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent --- Must have excellent communication skills --- Proficient with reading, writing, and basic math skills relating to the job, function or assignment --- Ability to use and interpret precision instruments, tools, machinery and equipment --- Must be able to work safely in a production environment; must be physically capable of performing job related tasks and job duties --- Good organizational skills- must have ability to determine priorities, manage time properly, and multi-task --- Adherence to Quality Policy and ISO 9001 Procedural requirements --- Work closely with quality assurance, shipping personnel, and production supervisor PHYSICAL DEMANDS: --- Walk, sit, climb, stoop, bend, kneel, balance, crouch or crawl, talk or hear --- Use hand to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools and controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs or ladders --- Specific visions abilities require by job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, the ability to adjust focus and distinguish color. --- Employee must be able to lift objects up to 50 lbs WORK ENVIRONMENT: --- Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to above TWA limit --- Wear appropriate personnel protective equipment and work in inclement weather TRAINING: --- The company provides training in safety, equipment operation, and quality requirements ADVANCEMENT: --- WL Plastics has a promote-from-within philosophy TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: --- Travel is not usually required. Travel to other cities or manufacturing facilities may be necessary for training or benchmarking purposes

Keywords: WL Plastics, Savannah , Line Operator, Other , Statesboro, Georgia

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