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Operator

Company: FITESA TERRE HAUTE INC
Location: Terre Haute
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for machine set-up and overall operation of manufacturing equipment. Operates equipment safely to efficiently produce higher quality rolls of plastic film. Performs other duties as required to promote overall plant effectiveness in accordance with good manufacturing practices and all plant procedures and guidelines. Fitesa Benefits: Paid vacation 11 paid holidays 401(k)- 5% dollar for dollar match No waiting period for medical, vision, and dental benefits PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Perform roll changes which includes removing full rolls from production line. Line up cores on empty shaft and take a sample of finished product to check film quality; replace shafts for new production; weigh and label rolls in ERP System and complete other paperwork as necessary; package and warehouse rolls. Perform all tasks safely and efficiently. Demonstrates ability to work on any line.
  • Monitor extrusion line and make adjustments as necessary to ensure a quality product, i.e. troubleshooting, Quality Windows, etc.
  • Prepare extrusion line for order change and perform all changes and set-ups.
  • Manage raw material flow via railcar, silos or boxes to supply the extrusion lines.
  • Collect and record machine operating conditions on log sheet.
  • Cut cores to predetermined length using core cutter.
  • Perform housekeeping duties during each shift to clean floor and work areas.
  • Clean die, rolls, filters and change screen packs
  • Operate forklift and other industrial material handling equipment to remove finished goods, scrap and/or raw materials and packaging supplies. Tools/Equipment Used:
    • Various extrusion lines: cast embossed, high stock high density, reclaim, feed systems, core cutters, slitting equipment
    • Hand tools: Channel lock pliers, light hammer, open end wrench set, adjustable wrench, allen wrench set, screw driver set, utility knife, box cutter (razor blade/holder), tachometer, broom, shovel, gloves, miscellaneous measuring devices such as tape measures, etc.
    • Various lab testing equipment
    • Fork trucks, chain hoists, conveyors, scales, stretch wrap machine, material handling equipment (manual and powered)
    • Computers, calculators, pen/pencil, telephone PERSONAL PROFILE Education & Experience High School diploma or GED required and 2 plus years of extrusion and/or manufacturing experience is preferred. Critical Dimensions/Skills
      • Communication
      • Interpersonal skills
      • Basic math
      • Reading skills
      • Mechanically Inclined
      • Troubleshooting skills
      • Able to operate a forklift
      • Basic computer skills and competency KEY RESULTS AREA:
        • High level of safety awareness.
        • Quality conscious.
        • Reliable, flexible and motivated to do a good job.
        • Able to operate machines efficiently and produce a quality product.
        • Able to give instructions that are easy to follow and understand.
        • Able to comprehend instructions and carry out assignments.
        • Problem solving and troubleshooting ability.
        • Able to make practical decisions after analyzing data and reviewing past experience.
        • Able to work with minimum supervision
        • Able to perform shift work. Physical Demands: This position requires frequently lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds. The position requires frequent lifting, walks and stands for long periods of time, and performs strenuous physical labor under extreme temperatures. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Additional Information: Eligibility to apply is in accordance with Fitesa hiring policies and practices. Please contact Fitesa HR with questions regarding eligibility. Fitesa offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. Fitesa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Fitesa will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. This position is reserved for US candidates only and does not offer international transfer. PI175400388

Keywords: FITESA TERRE HAUTE INC, Terre Haute , Operator, Other , Terre Haute, Indiana

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