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Machine Operator (Industrial) 


Job Summary:

This machine operator is responsible for safely and efficiently operating a series of complex machines critical to the production process. It is the operator's responsibility to ensure they have a full understanding of the operating features, electronic controls, operating ranges, and set up of the equipment so the four main parts of the equipment operate within the design parameters.

All equipment is to be maintained in optimum efficiency through a scheduled cleaning routine. It is also the operator's responsibility to perform visual and physical checks of in-process and finished materials as required for production.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Performs pre-shift inspection with previous shift operator to evaluate Bulk bins product condition
  • Review all equipment issues with previous shift operator
  • Inspect machinery output
  • Take moisture and temperature readings, measurements, and Sieve analysis readings
  • Maintain logs and other records
  • Replace equipment screens on a 30' elevated platform deck when required
  • Helps maintenance to replace equipment parts when required
  • Power-wash Dryer fluid-bed and grease all moveable parts following PM schedule
  • Empty all Dryer fine bins or totes as they accumulate
  • Perform ongoing housekeeping in work area to ensure a clean and safe area
  • Maintain constant dialogue with supervisor in charge of assigned area for:
    • Drying schedule changes;
    • Screen changes;
    • Maintenance issues throughout the shift
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Position Requirements


  • Maintains a high level of safety focusing on crush hazards, high temperatures, and enclosed work spaces to prevent severe injury to self and coworkers
  • Personal protective equipment is required at ALL times and includes safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, protective clothing, gloves, hearing protection, and any other protective equipment as required
  • High degree of attention required when operating equipment to prevent avoidable downtime or damage

· High School Diploma or GED preferred

· Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed

· Willing and able to work in a hot, cold, dusty and noisy environment

  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry loads of up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, grasp and reach frequently
  • Working at a 30’ high platform deck is required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Machine Operator (Industrial)  
Post Internal Days 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number OPE-17-00001  

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