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Production Operator

PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Location: Lebanon, Oregon

Schedule: Our plant runs 24/7; you must be willing to work any shift, including nights and weekends.

Position Summary:

Production Operators perform production tasks to support the needs of the Production Department. This includes operating, monitoring, and maintaining the production equipment to ensure the highest quality and productivity at all times.

Extruder: Specific duties of the Extruder Production Operator are to operate, monitor, and maintain the mixer(s), extruder(s), and extractor(s) for their assigned production cell to ensure the highest quality, and productivity at all times.

Winder: Specific duties of the Winder Production Operator are to operate, monitor, and maintain the oven exit, fife guides, slitter system, defect detection system, and the winder mandrels for their assigned production cell. Also responsible for packaging the final product properly as instructed in the product specification sheet, and transporting the product to the packaging line.

In this position, you must be willing to wear a half-face respirator as needed. Facial hair will need to be shaved every day you report to work.

  • Conduct physical testing of product; in process and finish goods
  • Adherence with all safety policies, procedures and programs
  • Ensures workplace is clean and orderly
  • Follow Standard work
  • Follow customer specification sheet
  • Update GEMS (Computer) database and Complete production logs accurately and completely
  • Using GEMS SPC data, perform required process adjustments as needed to maintain process efficiency
  • Monitor and operate continual production line to ensure achievement of performance, quality, and safety objectives
  • Hold self and peers accountable
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Utilize Continuous Improvement tools such as Lean, Kaizen, 5S, RIE's and other work area standards.
  • Represent ENTEK with the highest standard of professional conduct when interacting with employees and community
  • You must be willing to work any shift which may include nights and weekends.
  • Adopt ENTEK culture and core values.

ENTEK is a non-smoking campus; please inquire if you have questions.

AAP/EEO Statement: ENTEK is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret most documents.
  • Basic mathematical skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), required.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to then develop reasonable solutions.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.


Salary Range: $20.00-24.00 Night shift will receive Shift Differential Pay

401k with 4% match

On-boarded with PTO

Tuition reimbursement

Health insurance with PPO and HSA options, medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance

ENTEK’s DNA is based on a set of Core Values, which drive everything we do.

Respect * Integrity * Innovation * Commitment

ENTEK makes products that impact people in every corner of the globe. Our diverse team spans a huge array of disciplines, but whether you are a welder, an engineer, a scientist, a production associate or machinist, you will work towards a common goal… to make ENTEK the best it can be for its customers, employees and community. Our success is fueled by consistently living our core values of respect, integrity, commitment, and innovation.


Are you ready for something great in your life?

Stop by our website at to learn more about our company and the opportunities that await you at ENTEK.

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