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Machine Operator

Company: LG Chem
Location: Holland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

LG Energy Solutions

LG Energy Solution Michigan, Inc. (LGESMI) develops and manufactures large lithium ion polymer batteries and packs for electric vehicle (EV) and energy storage applications. LGESMI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LG Chem, a South Korean company that has global operations focused on petrochemical products, information/electronic materials, and energy solutions. Come join the leader in advanced EV batteries!

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Machine Operators: Starting $16.50-$17.50

PLUS Shift Premiums:

* 2nd Shift: 8%
* 3rd Shift: 6%

Shifts Available:

* 1st Shift
* 2nd Shift
* 3rd Shift
* 12 hour Rotating shift (Day/Night)

LGESMI Benefits & Perks

Retention bonus

* $1000, paid in two increments at 90 days and 180 days

Referral bonus

* $1000, paid in two increments at 90 days and 180 days, eligible on day 1

Excellent Health Benefits

* New hires are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following their hire date
* Free dental and vision insurance carriers
* Company-provided life insurance
* Short-term and long-term disability coverage

Educational support

* Tuition reimbursement up to $20,000 per year for job-related degree and certificate programs.


* Company match up to 3% for all participating employees

Paid Holidays

* 13 days of holiday pay per year, eligible on day 1

Advancement Pathways

* Start without experience, choose your own development path
* Technical and leadership-focused career pathways that put your future in your hands!

On-site Cafeteria

* Food served on all three shifts M-F

Employee Gym

* Open 24/7
* On-site showers
* Variety of high-quality equipment
* Comprehensive sanitization plan in place


* Certified by MIOSHA as a COVID-19 Ambassador company

As a Machine Operator, you will use equipment and computerized systems to produce, assemble, evaluate, process and package lithium-ion batteries in a climate controlled environment.

Machine Operator Responsibilities:

* Track all non-conformations and scraps
* Respond quickly and follow appropriate escalation when machine or quality issues occur
* Utilize hand tools to support cell rework and repairs
* Perform 5s audits, maintain production logs, quality checks and maintenance work logs
* Adhere to safety requirements at all times, including the use of proper PPE
* Set up production equipment parameters to conform to process work standards
* Follow all Clean Room procedures
* Controlled operation of multiple equipment types: micro-layer coating, cutting, assembly, notching, folding, drying, charge/discharge, and packaging

Core Responsibilities

* Ability to work well with individuals and teams to ensure the team meets & exceeds expectations
* Ensure work is completed in a safe manner & maintain a safe working environment
* Verify correct alignment and flow of product during operation
* Read work orders, instructions, formulas, and processing charts
* Check equipment regularly to ensure normal operating activity
* Engage in basic troubleshooting and report issues if not resolved
* Grade, classify, or sort products according to quality specifications
* Monitor data from measuring devices
* Monitor HVAC and room conditions for optimal production


* High School diploma or GED preferred, not required

LGESMI is an Equal Opportunity employer that values the diversity of its workforce. EE

Keywords: LG Chem, Grand Rapids , Machine Operator, Other , Holland, Michigan

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