Machine Operatoers $18.50/hr


Manufacturing and Production

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Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD18.5/hr

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Wilkes-Barre, PA - (USA) 940 Schechter Drive PA Wilkes-Barre , PA 18702



Job Description

Manpower is looking for a PM Machine Operator in the Pittston area. This is a temp to hire position with great room for growth!


The Machine Operator is responsible for operating site-specific equipment (injection molding, blow molding or extrusion) and meeting all production, quality and safety requirements.


Efficient operation of machines and other associated equipment to successfully produce plastic products according to specification

Works safely, notifying leads and or management of safety issues or concerns.

Visually inspects bottles for defects and notifies team management of nonconforming product as directed frequency requires.

Pack finished goods onto pallets or drive forklift as needed when short staffed (certified through Logoplaste).

Good troubleshooting skills

Set up, repair and troubleshoot equipment and processes

Troubleshooting Skills related to mechanical, pneumatic, electrical or hydraulic issues (if applicable)

Perform material handling procedures as required

Perform and assist with mold and neck finish changes as required

Assist and perform adjustments to meet quality specifications and/or cycle efficiency

Complete all required quality checks, critical systems checks, production records and logs accurately

Assist in machine start-ups and shut-downs

Perform minor repairs on all production equipment such as blow molder, extruder, conveyor systems, injection machines; material loading/unloading as required.

Manage machine process efficiency initiatives, scrap minimization, materials conservation, inventory control and warehouse management

Perform preventative maintenance on related equipment as required

Manage machine efficiency and ensure all equipment is operational

Follow established quality procedures

Comply with all company safety policies and procedures as well as maintain good housekeeping, GMP Practices and Global Food Safety Practices

Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Understanding and working knowledge of HDPE/PET

Knowledge of hand tools


Previous blow molding, Injection or Extrusion experience or related training (HDPE, PET) Industry experience is preferred

Warehouse knowledge/able to drive forklift

Working knowledge of computer systems, including MS Office, Excel and SAP

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

Good communication and teambuilding skills