Machine Operator in North Kingstown, RI at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 3/29/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Dryvit Systems, Inc. is seeking a Machine Operator at our North Kingstown, RI manufacturing plant. This position operates machinery as directed while adhering to all rules and regulations mandated by safety and quality policies and procedures to produce a superior product.

Machine Operator

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reads job specifications, inspects equipment, determines machine adjustments and material requirements, and prepares the machine for proper use at the start of each shift.
  • Set stops or guides to specific lengths as indicated by scale, rule, or templates.
  • Observes machine operation to detect product defects or machine malfunction. Ceases production when necessary to adjust the machine or enlist the aid of mechanical/maintenance.
  • Inspects and reviews product for inconsistencies or abnormal appearance assuring product meets quality requirements.  Reports abnormalities to quality control and plant management.
  • Performs routine machine maintenance and clean-up after every use.
  • Assists other operators with the machine set up, clean up, or other necessary tasks to adhere to deadlines and completion of the product.
  • Ensures work area is clear, clean, orderly, and safe.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND EDUCATION

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • 6 months to 1-year manufacturing or machine operator experience preferred.
  • Some general computer knowledge is helpful.
  • Familiarization / experience / certifications with Lean Sigma concepts

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • At times, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation; walk, bend, stoop, climb, lift, reach, grab, or twist/turn in a repetitive fashion; listen and recognize sounds and see mechanical devices to identify potential areas of concern or disrepair of equipment. 
  • Must be able to operate and use all necessary equipment and required tools and lift weight over the shoulder to approximately 50 pounds independently or more with assistance from a lift or team member.
  • Performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud and dirty.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.