• Machine Operator

    Job Location US-NJ-Kearny
    # of Openings
    Contract to Permanent (Full Time)
  • Overview

    The primary objective of this position is to provide production and housekeeping support to operations, shipping, and grounds. This is an entry level manufacturing position


    Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Assist production operators throughout the plant as necessary for two (+) person work load.
    • Inspect material at the Auto Catcher and determine if first or second quality material.
    • Ensure proper disposition of all seconds material in accordance with SOP
    • Assist in lace up for start-ups and after mat breaks in the process.
    • General housekeeping throughout the plant, shipping department, and grounds
    • Operate a forklift to move heavy materials as necessary
    • Comply with all plant rules and corporate policies with regard to business conduct
    • Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
    • Assembling and disassembling of production machinery for deep cleaning and inspection
    • Learning to operate various machines on the production floor
    • Regular Attendance
    • All other duties as assigned or needed



    The employee should hold the following abilities: 

    • Provide valid authorization to work in the United States
    • Properly use tools and housekeeping resources (examples – mop, broom, powered industrial floor scrubber, shovel, pick, paint brush, lawn mower, weed eater, rake, etc.)
    • Forklift certification (hands on and written)
    • Operate an industrial compactor safely
    • Assess and only operate equipment when all guarding and safety devices are in proper working order
    • Visually identify and discern first quality vs. second quality finished goods



    The employee must have the following: 

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalency
    • Must be able to read and write in English
    • Continuing educational credits strongly preferred



    The employee should possess the ability to:

    • Ability to routinely lift up to 45 lbs without assistance
    • Ability to routinely lift up to 80 lbs with assistance
    • Work for up to 12 hours in extreme hot/cold manufacturing environment
    • Walk/stand on concrete floors continuously for up to 12 hours
    • Routinely ascend and descend stairs and ladders as work area requires
    • Safeguard self with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – steel toed shoes, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask) as necessary for task
    • Push/drive floor sweeping and cleaning equipment or tools as necessary for housekeeping duties
    • Ability to rotate and work shift work



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