Machine Operator - 2nd Shift
Posted on: May 24, 2023
Our dedicated equipment operators and general laborers are a critical piece of our business and enjoy the challenge to achieve and exceed our production goals. Their commitment to be the best they can be, focus on safety, attention to detail and quality have gotten us where we are today. We are looking for someone who is interested in more than just operating a piece of machinery but rather looking for ways to learn, grow and improve each day. Be part of our sustainable team that makes it all possible!
PADNOS is a full-service recycling company handling paper, plastic, metals and electronic recycling. We tailor recycling programs for consumer and industrial clients throughout the United States. PADNOS was founded over a century ago and continues to transform the recycling industry. The company has thrived as a family business through four generations and has grown to be a market leader and best in class innovator.
PADNOS has a rich history of taking care of our Team Members, their families and the multiple communities we serve. We invest in our Team Members and offer the following benefits:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
100% Tuition reimbursement for Team Members
75% Tuition Reimbursement for dependents
First Time Home Buying Assistance
401K Match and Profit Sharing
Performance Driven Bonuses
Machine Maintenance Technician / Machine Operator Schedule:
Monday - Friday 4p - 230a
5 days, 10 hour shifts + 2 Saturdays a month
Machine Maintenance Technician / Machine Operator Environment:
The machine maintenance technician will be working a mixture of inside and outside. When inside, it will likely be cold or hot depending on the temperature outside as its difficult to regulate the temperature in the plant. It is usually very loud and dusty within the plant as the machines are usually running. This is a dirty environment as wires and metals are being shredder through the machinery.
Safety is our top priority, therefore PPE such as hard hats, safety glasses, high vis, steel toed boots will need to be worn at all times.
Machine Maintenance Technician / Machine Operator Position Summary:
The Machine Maintenance Technician / Machine Operator is responsible for operating assigned machines. Will monitor and ensure safety, environmental responsibility, quality, value-add, morale, peer performance, and continuous improvement standards are met. Will coordinate the daily run schedule with the machine supervisor. The Machine Operator / Maintenance Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting machines when they go down, performing maintenance on the machines and weekly preventative maintenance including replacing conveyor belts, replacing conveyor pulleys, tracking conveyor belts, replacing electric motors or gearboxes, replacing sensors, replacing blower or airlock blades, replacing augers (for auger conveyors), greasing bearings, replacing gearbox oil.
Hilo experience is required.
Independently perform maintenance tasks daily, such as; troubleshooting equipment, tearing down and rebuilding machinery.
The machine operator will be conducting general labor in the yard and plant such as picking, shoveling, sweeping and sorting.
Run the machine within the prescribed operating parameters while trying to achieve the machines fullest potential.
Monitor machine performance and product quality with an understanding of all the machine adjustments that affect performance and quality. Perform maintenance and repairs as needed.
Monitor the safety and environmental controls to make sure we are operating within the prescribed parameters of our work instructions.
Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions to ensure safety and quality.
Prepare and submit paperwork for production, maintenance, inventories, receiving, and others as necessary.
Assist by operating small equipment to maintain operations as needed. Equipment could include hilo, forklift, skid steer, loader, and excavator.
Load and unload materials from trailer following standard operating procedures.
Work to ensure a clean and orderly work area and operate mobile equipment using safety regulations.
Machine Maintenance Technician / Machine Operator Qualifications:
Must have strong mechanical understanding and ability. Any experience in mechanics or vehicle repair is essential. Examples of mechanical experience would include: replacing conveyor belts, replacing conveyor pulleys, tracking conveyor belts, replacing electric motors or gearboxes, replacing sensors, replacing blower or airlock blades, replacing augers (for auger conveyors), greasing bearings, replacing gearbox oil.
Hilo experience is required.
Experience working on conveyors, machinery, equipment, building trades, welding, torching, agriculture background, or working on personal vehicles preferred.
Equipment experience is preferred but not required - skid steer, excavator, front end loader, scissor lift
Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast pace environment
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Demonstrated safety consciousness
Be a part of the green movement and join PADNOS today!
PADNOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, weight, height, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, genetic medical information, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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