Machine Operator

  • Location
    Plainfield, Illinois
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 15 - $ 19 / Hour
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Machine Operator

The Machine Operator is responsible for operating site specific equipment (injection molding, blow molding or extrusion) and meeting all production, quality and safety requirements.


• Efficient operation of machines and other associated equipment to successfully produce plastic products according to specification
• Good troubleshooting skills
• Set up, repair and troubleshoot equipment and processes
• Troubleshooting Skills related to mechanical, pneumatic, electrical or hydraulic issues (if applicable)
• Perform material handling procedures as required
• Perform and assist with mold and neck finish changes as required
• Assist and perform adjustments to meet quality specifications and/or cycle efficiency
• Complete all required quality checks, critical systems checks, production records and logs accurately
• Assist in machine start-ups and shut-downs
• Perform minor repairs on all production equipment such as blow molder, extruder, conveyor systems, injection machines; material loading/unloading as required.
• Manage machine process efficiency initiatives, scrap minimization, materials conservation, inventory control and warehouse management
• Perform preventative maintenance on related equipment as required
• Manage machine efficiency and ensure all equipment is operational
• Follow established quality procedures
• Comply with all company safety policies and procedures as well as maintain good housekeeping, GMP Practices and Global Food Safety Practices
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned
• Understanding and working knowledge of HDPE/PET
• Knowledge of hand tools


• Previous blow molding, Injection or Extrusion experience or related training (HDPE, PET) Industry experience is preferred
• Warehouse knowledge/able to drive forklift
• Working knowledge of computer systems, including MS Office, Excel and SAP
• Ability to work in a fast paced, lean environment with heat above 90 degrees
• Ability to sit, stand, bend, climb, crawl and walk on a varying basis throughout assigned work schedule
• Ability to carry and/or maneuver up to 50 pounds
• Good communication and teambuilding skills

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