Plastic MFG now hiring experienced machine operators


Manufacturing and Production

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Wilkes Barre

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Branch Information

Wilkes-Barre, PA - (USA) 940 Schechter Drive PA Wilkes-Barre , PA - 18702 Phone : 570-825-5661



Job Description

Want to utilize your Injection, Extrusion, and Blow mold Machine Operator skills? Manpower has a direct hire opportunity with a growing company in the Wilkes-Barre area and we want to hear from you.

What's in it for you?

· Competitive Wages: $16 to $22, per hour

· Shift: Multiple shifts available

· Excellent working environment

What's the job?

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

* 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

What you bring to the job?

* 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 team-building skills

Apply today or contact our recruiters at 570-825-5661 for more information. Do you know someone who could be a great match? We love referrals.