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Murray KY - Machine Operator ($15.31-$18.95)

19002196 Requisition #

Be part of a winning team that emphasizes professional growth and development.  A window of opportunity is open for individuals seeking meaningful careers with a strong, people-focused company headquartered in the nation’s heartland:  Pella, Iowa!

At Pella, we’re all about building great windows and doors, strong customer relationships, and the rewarding career you’ve always wanted.  Pella Corporation is proud to be a privately held, professionally managed company.
Our team members are able to grow from cross-functional experiences, an abundance of development opportunities apply themselves in individual contributor roles or lead areas of the organization.  We know you will find the right opportunity with Pella!
Hours: Midnight-Noon, 12-hour shifts
36 hours one week & 48 hours the next week
The Pultrusion Utility Operator works as part of a team performing various tasks in the production and MAT areas of pultrusion.  These tasks may vary based on the daily needs in the pultrusion and MAT areas.  Other duties may be assigned by the department manager as needed.
  • Noise levels requires hearing protection in designated areas
  • Safety glasses required along with needed personal protective equipment
  • Seasonal high temperatures and humidity
  • Moderate to fast-paced work
  • Requires frequent handling of glass and other product materials
  • Will have frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts
  • Will require the handling of fiberglass materials, resin composite and clean-up solvents such as:
                  Resin base Unsaturated polyester resins
                  Norox 802-75P
  • Responsible for the Haz Mat area to assure compliance with federal and state
          regulations as it relates to proper storage and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Mix resin and deliver it to the machines
  • Cut mats and delivers to machines
  • Performs TPM on resin room
  • Performs TPM on Mat cutter
  • Reports the yield and scrap of cut material to department manager
  • Delivers doffs to creel
  • Maintains the creel and ties in doffs as needed
  • Delivers all operating supplies to the machines such as gloves, towels, acetone, etc. in order for operator to remain in work area
  • Change out resin bucket
  • Must have the ability to operate powered equipment
  • Ability to work with and around moving equipment
  • Perform TPM on saws, dust collectors, etc.
  • Learns and performs repetitive job tasks
  • Regular/dependable attendance required
  • Flexibility of work hours including overtime
  • Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements/procedures
  • Good housekeeping
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures
  • Aid and assist pultrusion operator in their daily job functions as needed
  • Relief operator
  • Understanding of the pultrusion process
  • Assist in troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Other duties as assigned by department manager
  • General knowledge of PLC control
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Ability to assemble and dis-mantle machinery and tools
  • Must be able to read and follow line schedules
  • Organizational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of basic  math
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Knowledge and use of hand tools
  • Ability to read dial calipers, micrometers, surface meters, scales and other measuring equipment
  • General knowledge of PLC controls (Programmable Logic Controllers).   Does not include programming.
  • Problem solving and communicating ideas
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Ability to maintain a level of patience and self-control under difficult times
  • Adaptability
  • Use of measurement devices and follows SOP procedures
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures
Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Manufacturing-related experience is preferred
  • High school diploma or GED preferred

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