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Machine Operator

Jackson, MS 39209

Posted: 04/02/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Skill Trade Job Number: Machine Operator in Jackson, MS Pay Rate: $14.00/hour

Job Description

Pay for the Machine Helper position

  • $13.00/hour depending on experience and interview


Description for the Machine Helper position

  • Read and interpret blueprints, engineering specifications, and shop orders.
  • Manually adjust guide assemblies, saw blades, cutters, rollers and perforators, according to product specifications.
  • Examine work to detect defects and adjust machinery as necessary to correct production problems.
  • Place cardboard on machine feed tracks, and thread paper through rollers.
  • Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.
  • Train and assist helpers with job duties on the machine.
  • Complete production reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Switch duties with assistant as necessary to ensure adequate back up training.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.
  • Responsible for all activities associated with running the machine including setup, operation, cleanup, and recommending improvements to operations.


Job Requirements

Requirements for the Machine Helper position

  • MUST be able to read a tape measure.
  • MUST have at least two years of manufacturing experience- no exceptions!
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variable in standardized situations.
  • Able to stand for long periods, reach and stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds by team lifting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



Meet Your Recruiter

Sarah Beth Ingram
Marketing & Recruiting Account Manager

Meet Sarah Beth Ingram, our Marketing and Recruiting Account Manager at Steadfast Employment! Sarah Beth was one of our earliest hires in February of 2022, and since then, she has played a vital role in shaping our marketing strategy and recruitment efforts. As a Senior Recruiter, Sarah knows the ins and outs of the industry and applies her expertise to the benefit of our team. She's a dynamic spirit, always bubbling with energy and enthusiasm. Sure, she may have a knack for graceful tumbles (we like to poke fun), but Sarah Beth is truly a ray of sunshine and an indispensable member of our crew. We are so grateful to have her on board, and we can't wait to see all the amazing things she'll help us achieve in the future!

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