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Machine Operator I

Company: Sonoco Products Co,
Location: Beecher
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Machine Operator
Location: Beecher, IL
Hours: 545am-430pm;
Pay: $17.50/hour
While reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for manufacturing polyethylene parts using rotational molding machinery.
Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Following the company procedures and the manufacturer's recommendations for operating equipment
  • Monitoring the molding machinery, molds and the associated equipment. Immediately reporting to the supervisors any actual or potential problems.
  • Providing day to day maintenance on the molds to insure quality molded parts.
  • Striving to perform efficiently, work to maximize output from the machinery.
  • Maintaining all tools and equipment in optimum working condition.
  • Keeping all jigs, fixtures, and molds clean, waxed and properly adjusted. Report any needed repairs to the supervisor immediately. When a job is completed, thoroughly cleaning all equipment before warehousing.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping practices in the work area.
  • Making recommendations for procedural changes as necessary.
  • Continually practicing safe operation and handling of all equipment, raw materials and products throughout the entire plant.

    This position is in our protective solutions plant in beautiful Beecher, Illinois.

    • HS diploma, or general education degree (GED)
    • To succeed in this role, you will need excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • You will need to able to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence and memos
    • You must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • You must have the ability to use and accurately read a tape measure
    • You will need to be able to lift up to 70 lbs. as needed.
    • Having the ability to effectively work with a team in a fast-paced environment is crucial to success.
    • You will need to able to perform repetitious duties, including stairs and standing for long periods of time.
    • You will need to have the ability to work quickly while maintaining a high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail.

      We care about the health and wellness of you and your family. That is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that makes it easier to manage your health and provide financial security for you and your family.
      Apply today and help us get stronger!
      We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Sonoco Products Co,, Joliet , Machine Operator I, Other , Beecher, Illinois

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