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SWM Machine Operator (Pelletizer) - Night Sh in Greenfield, Massachusetts

GREENFIELD Machine Operator (Pelletizer) - Night Shift-NOW $3,000 HIRING BONUS Summary of Responsibilities: Set up, start up and maintain reprocessing production machinery to support the production department and the waste stream management goals of the company while maintaining conformance with customer specifications. Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities: Perform all functions and duties of a Granulator Operator when needed. Operate a fork truck and or hand truck bringing materials to and from the warehouse. Conduct a shift exchange with incoming pelletizer operator, explaining issues during shift and discuss upcoming orders. Perform pre-operation checklist to ensure safety. Read and interpret reprocessing paper work including, but not limited to, sales orders, production notes customer specifications, process condition sheets and set-up sheets. Follow oral and written instructions. Set up Pelletizer using previously determined guidelines and specifications. Start up Pelletizer and maintain the line within specification. Inspect running material and take pellet samples from water bath to check for quality of pellets. Accurately weighs and records material. Observes machine to detect problems. Make tooling changes and adjustments to machinery with little or no supervision (e.g. cleaning screws). Data entry into computer to include tracking of machine time, total pelletized per shift, etc. Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of pelletizer and reprocessing department. Load and unload materials onto or from pallets, gaylords, boxes, and shelves via forklift or by hand. Load resins into blenders, dryers and hoppers by hand or with assistance from vacuum system. Prepare skids, barrels, and kegs for return to warehouse, ensuring that all products are packaged as per specification with proper labels and material details. Attend bi-weekly shift meeting. May be required to train other Operators. Follow all safety and lock-out procedures associated with the pelletizer and its operation. Participate in PPI Practical Process Improvement Activities to continuously improve operations. Any and all other duties assigned. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and or Experience: High School Diploma or Equivalent. One to three years production experience is desirable. Experience with dies and extruders is desirable. Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend instructions and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with workers, supervisors, managers, and customers as required. Benefits $3000.00 Sign-on Bonus! Day and Night Shifts Available Competitive rewards programs (401k* matching, BRAVO rewards) Career advancement (The More you Learn the more you Earn) Tuition Reimbursement (We invest in your development) Work Hard, Play Hard (Work 4 days, off 3 days) Work/life balance *401k Vestment begins on Day 1! Match 100% of the first 3% of salary contributed Match 50% of the next 5% of salary contributed Match 25% of the next 2% of salary contributed If you contribute 10% of your salary, our company will match 6% For a complete job description visit: