Production Operator

Production Operator

Port Clinton, Ohio

Job Purpose

  • Production Operator X is utilized as a fill-in person in any position they are qualified to perform.  The position includes covering different shifts on a weekly basis and performing misc. duties as assigned by supervision.  The operator must train on all jobs he is not presently qualified to perform.

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. 
  • The Operator X is 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. 
  • The Operator X shall be required to be qualified in at least eighty percent (80%) of all production classifications and shall be assigned to a shift in accordance with the job bidding process.  
  • The Operator X will be utilized as surplus labor to fill in for vacations, emergency call-offs, absences and overtime assignments that have been offered but not taken.
  • The Operator X will 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.

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 Requirement  

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must have at least 1 year of industrial machine operation experience.
  • Two (2) years experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to move 100 pounds 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
  • Exposure to hazards (e.g., mechanical, electrical, chemical, gases, etc.)
  • Visual acuity (color, depth, field of vision)

All employees participate in our Health and Safety Incentive Program.


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