Toledo, Ohio

Job Purpose

Production Operators are responsible for safely operating various machines and performing assigned tasks, in order to produce a quality product in the most efficient manner. The position must be able to work different shifts and performing misc. duties as assigned by supervision.

Primary Duties

  • Perform the duties of each position assigned; operate overhead cranes, hoists, lift truck vehicles and a variety of power and hand tools. Maintain clean and safe working area and equipment. Perform other departmental duties as assigned by supervision.
  • Responsible for properly utilizing all equipment in the performance of each respective position he is working; maintaining proper production records; following established safety procedures and working in a safe manner to insure their own and others well-being; and reporting production problems to supervision.
  • Responsible for becoming fully qualified in a minimum of at least one department: calendar, lamination, press, inspection, shipping, splice or loop/noodles.
  • Be able to assist with changeovers, buffing, run through breaks or in a process that will shorten the amount of time the equipment is not processing product on a machine that they are qualified to operate.
  • Accurately record job information and hours worked in various computer systems.

Secondary Duties

  • Use and properly care for hand tools while maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
  • Perform responsibilities with limited supervision.
  • Immediate communication with Production Supervisor on production problems to eliminate downtime.
  • Follow established safety procedures.
  • Perform all other duties as required by your immediate Supervisor.
  • The above statements are general and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work elements.

Scope of Responsibility

  • Lead operator or part of a belt making crew; perform machine adjustments and coordinate crew for optimum production and quality; miscellaneous manual belt making operations.

Experience/Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must have at least 1 year of industrial machine operation experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Decision Making
  • Detail Oriented
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Machine Operations
  • Problem-Solving
  • Time Management
  • Use of Hand Tools
  • Verbal Communications
  • Work Independently
  • Computer Skills

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis
  • Ability to move 100 lbs on a regular basis
  • Ability to work shifts, weekends, and/or holidays
  • Frequent manual dexterity (e.g., grasping, pulling, etc.)
  • Routinely stand, squat, and/or work in confined spaces
  • Visual acuity
  • Exposure to hazards (e.g., mechanical, electrical, chemical, gases, etc.)
  • Work in varying atmospheric conditions (e.g., fumes, dusts, gases, etc.)
  • Work in varying physical conditions (e.g., noise, humidity, vibration, weather changes, etc.)

All employees participate in our Health and Safety Incentive Program.

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