EBM Machine Operator - Wilkes Barre, PA (USA)
Hazleton, United States of America
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Logoplaste is currently seeking to recruit an EBM Machine Operator, to join the Wilkes Barre, PA Plant.
Reporting to: Production Manager
The Machine Operator is responsible for operating site extrusion equipment and meeting all production, quality and safety requirements.
Key Tasks & Activities...
- Operate machines and other associated equipment to successfully produce plastic products according to specification. Utilize Work Instructions, where applicable, to consistently perform tasks.
- Complete efficient and effective start-ups and shut-downs of all machines.
- Set-up, changeover, repair and troubleshoot equipment and processes. Troubleshooting Skills related to mechanical, pneumatic, electrical or hydraulic issues (if applicable). Perform minor repairs on all production equipment as required.
- Complete all required quality checks, critical systems checks, production records and logs accurately, in both written and computer formats.
- Perform quality testing and adjustments to meet quality specifications and/or cycle efficiency
- Complete preventative maintenance tasks in line with the OEM or specific Logoplaste maintenance program
- Participate in continuous improvement activities focused on minimizing waste and downtime and maximizing output efficiency.
- Perform material handling procedures as required
- Proficient use of hand tools to assist with machine/equipment intervention activities.
- Comply with all company safety policies and procedures as well as maintain good housekeeping, GMP Practices and Global Food Safety Practices.
- Be a participative member of the team, treating all with respect. Communicate thoroughly.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Who we are looking for...
Background and Experience
- Previous Extrusion experience or related training (HDPE) Industry experience would be beneficial
Technical Skills
- Those with good DIY/mechanical/practical skills are especially suited to this environment 
- Warehouse knowledge/able to drive forklift
- Working knowledge of computer systems, including MS Office, Excel and SAP
Interpersonal Skills
- Good Communication and Teambuilding skills.
- Must have a ‘can do’ attitude and ability to build strong working relationships with co-workers
Physical requirements and work environment
- Ability to work in a fast paced, lean environment with heat above 90 degrees;
- Ability to sit, stand, bend, climb, crawl and walk on a varying basis throughout assigned work schedule;
- Ability to carry and/or maneuver up to 50 pounds.
Logoplaste offers an excellent benefits package with genuine career development opportunities.
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