Plant Utility Operator


Manufacturing and Production

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Cape Girardeau

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Salary Range


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Branch Information

Cape Girardeau, MO - (USA) 1739 North Kingshighway MO Cape Girardeau , MO 63701



Job Description

Carpet pad manufacturer is seeking a motivated team member to perform duties in a manufacturing facility.

Basic functions:

* Performs duties within any/all job classifications in the production and shipping department, as assigned, to relieve employees for lunch and other breaks and also to fill vacancies due to employee absence.

* Provides assistance throughout the plant, including but not limited to, assisting with start-up, shut down, product splices, belt changes, staple-on of product etc., as assigned.

* Operates forklift to transport trash dumpsters to the warehouse and empty the contents into the trash compactor. Operates baler to bale cardboard for recycling and places in storage using forklift.

* Performs general plant cleanup in areas of the plant, as assigned.

* Assists HR/Safety Manager with special projects in Eco, Environmental, Safety, and Quality.


* High school education, GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Previous industrial experience, including forklift experience.

* Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide to verify production, shipping orders, and inventory balances.

* Must be willing to cross train within all job classifications in the production and shipping departments.

* Lifting requirements of 50lbs.

* Adheres to all safety policies and procedures.

* Training in safe forklift operation to attain certification is required.

* Must be able to demonstrate the ability to operate the spotting tractor in a safe manner, including using the spotting tractor to hook to the trailer, and to pull, backup, park, and maneuver the trailer when attached to the spotting tractor.