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Machine Operator

Company: Loparex LLC
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Loparex LLC is the worlds largest manufacturer of extrusion base and silicone coated release liners for the converting industry. We have manufacturing operations throughout the U.S., Europe, China, and India. The Iowa City facility has been in operation since 1970 and annually supplies three billion square feet of release liner worldwide. We are currently looking for high energy, safety focused and motivated individuals to join our Iowa City workforce as Machine Operators with prior machine operator experience. Training will be on days 7AM-7PM on a rotating schedule for about 3 months and then switch to a 12 hour rotating night schedule or stay on days. These positions may work a 12 hour shift on a work schedule working 2 days on, 2 days off 3 days on and vice versa the following week., allowing you to have every other weekend off.This position will entail a variety of duties which will include the machine start-up, product changeovers, daily operation and shut down. This also includes observing and monitoring machine for defects during operation, troubleshooting and correcting problems on the equipment, using the computer to enter information and to print out paperwork, performing routine quality testing, overseeing the work of production associates and maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly working environmentQualified candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, or previous work experience to meet the job expectations. Candidates must also be able to use hand tools, have mechanical aptitude, strong interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, ability to read and write, follow verbal and written instructions, use basic math and take accurate measurements. Candidates must also have the ability to lift 50 pounds, stand, walk, bend and kneel for up to 12 hours. Previous operator experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred. Employees will be required to wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves and steel toe shoes. All required PPE is provided by Loparex. A strong commitment to safety, customers, quality and productivity is essential.Benefits include: Competitive pay rates starting at $20.50/hr + a 6% shift differential Full benefit plan including health, dental, and vision which start on first day of employment Benefits also include; basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long term disability insurance a wellness program, 401K with 6% match and a retirement enhancement plan Nine paid holidays Uniform and safety shoe allowanceCandidates must successfully pass pre-employment drug test, lifting evaluations and background checks.Loparex is an equal opportunity employer. We are an equal opportunity employer . All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.50 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 12 hour shift Day shift Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Signing bonusAbility to commute/relocate: Iowa City, IA 52240: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Machine Operator: 1 year (Required)Language: English (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Loparex LLC, Iowa City , Machine Operator, Other , Iowa City, Iowa

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