Production Operator

Location:  USA, Newburyport MA

Function:  Production

The Production Operator position is non-exempt position has progressive responsibility for supporting the Production Department. In this role, he/she has designated responsibilities based on proven experience and designated work assignments. He/she has basic responsibilities to fulfill assigned demands as set forth by the Production Supervisor as appointed by the Production Manager. He/she is responsible for completing production related activities while achieving or exceeding the quality, safety, production, and continuous improvement goals. He/she is responsible for work safety and good manufacturing practices.

Principal Accountabilities/Main functions
• Uphold and follow company safety, environmental and quality standards and procedures.
• Inform leadership/management about all incidents, accidents, and near misses within 24 hours after the incident occurs.
• Separate, clearly mark, and communicate defective material or material that is not properly labeled, identifiable, or does not fulfill other quality requirements.
• Clearly communicate all necessary information (e.g., safety, quality, machine settings, and experiences difficulties) to next shift.
• Actively participate in continuous improvement projects.
• Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of equipment, shop floor, and plant.
• Work in a group concept; self-motivated; and able and willing to work cross-functionally.
• Take the initiative, respond immediately to problems, and take a proactive approach.
• Be honest, reliable, embrace diversity, be transparent, be team oriented.
• Be accountable for your actions, be positive, and recognize the impact of your behavior.
• Know and follow all laws, rules, and policies that apply to one’s job and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times.
• Diligently participate in compliance programs and or related activities as denoted by supervisor or manager.

Hiring Requirements
Ability to:
• Define problems, collect data, establish facts and present challenges to leadership.
• Work in a fast-paced environment, while being able to make sound decisions.
• Complete reports and correspondence.
• Read and understand work orders to determine production specifications for assigned shift.
• Follow established formulas and SOPs for preparing batches of material for mixers.
• Identify issues and take actions to resolve.
• When in doubt of mechanical, quality or safety, stop and ask shift supervisor for assistance.

Physical Requirements:
• Repetitive reaching overhead, under and across throughout shift.
• Repetitive bending, stooping and twisting throughout shift.
• Physical and mental ability to work 40+ hours per week and stand 8 hours per shift.
• Able to lift frequently a minimum of 55 pounds and, potentially, pass a physical examination.

Functional Coatings believes in providing opportunities for its employees to advance within the organization. Promotion and or job transfer opportunities to positions of higher responsibility, alternate shift or different department for existing staff members will be limited only by the individual’s ambition, attitude and qualifications in experience, education and capabilities.

 tesa tape Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, EEO/AA/m/f/vets/disabled   

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