Universal Forest Products Machine Operator in Gordon, Pennsylvania

Knowledge

  • Minimum 6th grade basic education.
  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in manufacturing and/or assembling is required.
  • Working knowledge of basic math.

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to work in a safe manner
  • Ability to recognize quality of material
  • Demonstrates ability to perform LOTO
  • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions
  • Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tools
  • Demonstrate ability to stack material properly
  • Ability to pay attention to surroundings
  • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions
  • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Ability to troubleshoot the machine or equipment in use.
  • Demonstrate eye-hand coordination
  • Ability to work under immediate supervision
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management

Conduct

  • Safety conscious
  • Team player and goal oriented
  • Open to change and positive attitude
  • Committed to plant and company goals
  • Participates in Safety and CI programs
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

  • Secures and maintains material and supplies required on the operation.

  • Completes work area set up.
  • Operates and feeds the machine in a safe and efficient manner, and according to established procedures.
  • Stacks completed products in accordance with established procedures, and if required, may cover, label and band components/finish product.
  • Ensures work area is safe, clean and organized, and that equipment is safe to operate.
  • Completes pre-shift/startup equipment inspection checklist and reports any problems or concerns. * Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Maintains production records as required.
  • Checks materials and finished products to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Performs duties consistent with established safety and quality procedures, rules, and standards.
  • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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