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Machine Operator, Lawton OK

Company: IPEX Group of Companies
Location: Lawton
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSilver-Line Plastics LLC is a manufacturer of the industrys highest quality plastic pipe, with a comprehensive product offering, featuring PVC, CPVC, PE and PEX, with state-of-the-art production facilities in Asheville, North Carolina; Lawton, Oklahoma; and Fort Pierce, Florida. Silver-Line is known as an industry leader, focusing on innovation, timely delivery, and personalized service. Silver-Line Plastics is a member of the IPEX group of companies. We currently have an exciting opportunity as a Machine Operator. This role is based in our facility in Lawton, OK and reports to the Production Manager. Starting pay for this role is $20/hour and it does require that you can work 12 hour shifts.Job SummaryWe are seeking a reliable individual with a keen eye for detail and a positive attitude. The successful candidate will focus on safety, quality and continuous improvement. Principal Responsibilities

  • This position assists in the operation of extruders and associated equipment.
  • On a production line, perform quality checks using micrometers, calibers, and tape measures.
  • Package pipe in accurate pallet sizes and quantities and document production
  • Use basic hand tools and operate forklift.
  • Identify, transfer, and load material for production
  • Inspect and report potential unsafe or hazardous conditions
  • Identify, remove and report scrap in compliance with work instructions
  • Troubleshoot problems that involve multiple-choice options and determine the most appropriate course of action
  • Support and stay in sync with the efforts of the Joint, Health & Safety Committee (JHSC)
  • Maintain acceptable housekeeping, environmental and safe working conditions
  • Perform a variety of other tasks as requiredRequirements
    • High School diploma or certificate of completion is preferred
    • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred; plastics and/or extrusion experience is an asset
    • Must be knowledgeable in imperial and metric measurement systems and basic math
    • Experience operating a forklift is considered an asset
    • Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Must be a self-starter with good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills coupled with an eagerness to learn
    • Good team player including with a demonstrated ability to contribute to and foster a positive team environment
    • Flexible to work 12-hour continental shifts (9:00 - 9:00, 2/2/3, 84 hours bi-weekly)Working Conditions
      • Manufacturing plant environment requiring varying degrees of physical labor consisting of lifting from light to heavy (up to 50 lbs.)
      • Standing for 12 hour shifts
      • The use of hand tools
      • Considerable amount of sensory attention is requiredBenefits
        • 401K plan with company matching up to 5%
        • $25 weekly night shift premium
        • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision coverage options
        • 8 paid holidays every calendar year
        • Plant bonus programSilver-Line Plastics Corporation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicants accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for Silver-Line Plastics jobs. To request an accommodation, please contact HR at

Keywords: IPEX Group of Companies, Lawton , Machine Operator, Lawton OK, Other , Lawton, Oklahoma

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