This is an entry-level position responsible for manufacturing drip irrigation tape or hose on custom assembly machines, with the ability to troubleshoot minor production issues, with some assistance. Start, stops, feeds and attends to a high volume repetitive cycle, assembly production machine, manufacturing drip irrigation products while also monitoring quality of product manufactured. This position will be trained in one of the production positions: T-Tape, Ro-Drip, CT, Film or Hose, but is not a certified position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include the following. Other duties may be assigned.)
- Responsible for the production of one type of drip tape/hose product in line with production standards.
- Reports machine and material problems to Supervision in a timely manner.
- Verifies and maintains proper operating parameters making required adjustments where needed.
- Inspects film to ensure compliance to all applicable product specifications.
- Trouble shoots machine problems with assistance or supervision.
- Other duties as assigned by management.
The following listed requirements are representative of the experience, knowledge, skills and abilities required to be successful in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made; as business needs allow, enabling individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED. Must have a minimum of 3 months experience in a manufacturing / production environment as a Machine Operator or other related field.
Required Skills: Basic computer literacy. Mechanical aptitude with the ability to determine measurements at a glance. Ability to comprehend and apply basic mathematical skills.
Preferred Education and Experience: 2 year associates/technical degree or experience in a manufacturing/production environment as a Machine Operator.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus, corrected vision.
Please send us your resume and cover letter describing why you think you are the right candidate for the job as well as your salary requirement.