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Machine Operator 1st shift

locationManitowoc, WI 54220, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Mold yourself into something great at Redline!

Why You Should Redline:

  • We have amazing employees; we think you will like them too
  • We have fun at work everyday
  • We promise you won't be bored. Your day will be filled with what keeps you moving and engaged
  • We care about you and want to hear your ideas

Perks of Redline:

  • We have the BEST supervisors & managers - they actually listen and want your input
  • Newly renovated culture that allows you to be radical
  • Outstanding teammates
  • Life happens - we're flexible
  • When we act like ninjas and make things happen, we get bonuses
  • Free on-site nurse for all your needs
  • New, modern manufacturing facility

The primary result expected from Machine Operator position is to operate rotational molding machines as designated under the supervision and direction of operations leadership. The Machine Operator will monitor the quality of the plastics parts after they are demolded to ensure the parts are to quality standards.


  • Operates rotational molding machine to meet or exceed plant metrics related to Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Morale/Inventory
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean, orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations
  • Performs prescribed preventative maintenance on machines as required per the P.M. charts.
  • Performs but not limited to the following tasks: material filling, deburring, molding, all bench operations, and inspection of product
  • Safely works at a pace that meets company expectations e.g., parts per hour or minutes per part as quoted to customer.
  • Accepts and receives frequent supervision and assistance regarding machine set-up

The Machine Operator must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.


Able to perform critical thinking and complex problem solving

  • Able to work independently, be a self-starter, and meet deadlines
  • High attention to detail and able to retain and follow detailed work instructions.
  • Able to detect and communicate molding defects efficiently and effectively
  • Able to work through difficult and complex situations without becoming frustrated
  • Shows moral courage, integrity, openness, and honesty in all dealings
  • Able to perform simple math and measurements
  • Able to create and maintain accurate production records
  • Able to meet daily production expectations
  • Able to effectively communicate critical information and production needs to supervision and co-workers


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent GED is preferred

Experience and/or Training: Prior rotational molding experience preferred

Licenses/Certificates: No requirements

Technology/Computer Equipment:Ability to utilize computer platforms to access work instructions


  • This position is required to constantly stand and walk
  • It is necessary for this position to frequently climb stairs throughout the day
  • Frequent stooping, bending, squatting, crouching, or reaching above the shoulders may be required
  • Frequent use of hands and wrists on both large and small items: e.g., screws, bolts, nuts to service the molds
  • Able to focus and work at a continuous pace for extended periods of time
  • 15 to 25 lbs. frequent lifting
  • 20 to 40 lbs. occasional lifting
  • Manual dexterity is required to perform normal day to day functions
  • Must always demonstrate patience to successfully work through frustrating challenges and present oneself in a calm professional manner
  • Must have the ability to work with and around others
  • Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment

The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


The main working environment for this position is the standard manufacturing plant environment.

The plant environment is climate controlled in some areas, however, will include exposure to heat and hot surfaces, cold, noise and odors. Personal protective equipment is required in appropriate areas. There may also be intermittent exposure to fumes, moving mechanical parts and tool vibration.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual would encounter while performing the essential functions of this position.

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