Machine Operator


Responsible for operating and maintaining machines that facilitate the production of lifting slings, extruded products, and Selantic tethers.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sets up, starts, and operates miscellaneous machinery that is part of the twisting, winding, braiding, sewing, extrusion processes.
  • Selects and installs proper tooling and fixtures specific for the individual jobs
  • Observes and monitors the machines throughout the production run. May be required to fill out logs to track key process parameters.
  • Be available for any shift where training requirements are identified.
  • Keep track of all materials used for each job and segregate the production material from the scrapped material.
  • Perform daily preventative maintenance measures to keep the machines in top operating condition.
  • Diagnose problems with machines and report them to the maintenance team to resolve.
  • Understand and apply the Quality Policy, quality documentation, and company objectives to all tasks assigned
  • Act in a safe manner in all activities performed and promote the Safety Program in all processes and procedures

Skills and Competencies:

  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • High level of mechanical aptitude
  • Flexibility to rotate shifts as required
  • Ability to work overtime as required
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; maintain effective working relationships

Education and Experience Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • 2+ years as extrusion operator and/or maintenance role Physical Demands
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds required

Work Environment Primary work environment is temperature-controlled workshop/manufacturing facility where following appropriate safety protocols at the location would be required. Employee will be exposed to moderate levels of noise in workshop.

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