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PVB Machine Operator - 1st shift

Lavonia, GA 30553

Posted: 05/22/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Machine Operator Job Number: 11981

Job Description

Client Summary:
Shark Solutions is a Danish based cleantech market leader focused on giving a new life to post- consumer PVB (PolyVinyl Butyral) from windshields and architectural/building glass (laminated glass).
We are passionate about this superior raw material and eliminating the need for companies to dispose of it in landfills.
Job Summary:
The PVB Machine Operator is responsible for operating complex equipment and assisting with projects. All team members are responsible for the Safety and Quality standards are delivered and maintained to operating standards. Operators will manufacture products by using a variety of equipment, machines, work instructions and test equipment to perform a series of operations to correctly manufacture materials.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assemble and prep necessary items needed for the shift.
  • Control the flow of PVB and remove all contaminants including sorting out contaminants.
  • Assist Technical Lead with tasks pertaining to the daily operations.
  • Assist Technical Lead with minor maintenance related items.
  • Insepcting vehicles before shift begins and filling out daily operations.
  • Operating and managing technical equipment on fork-lift.
  • Monitor items being loaded for debris that could be harmful to machine or lower quality of product.
  • Monitor entire system continuously.
  • Working as a team and relieving each other promptly off sorting table every 20-30 minutes.
  • Identifying workspace safety hazards.
  • Complying to all OSHA, MS< and Safety Managment Standards.
  • Meet daily production requirements.
  • Conducting in process quality checks each hour.
  • Daily clean up as instructed.
  • Attend weekly production meetings.
  • Attend monthly safety meetings.
  • Participate in ongoing training requirements.
  • Comply with all company policies according to employee handbook during onboarding.
  • Any other reasonable duties as and when requested.
  • 3 years or more machine operation experience.
  • Mechanically inclined individual with drive and motivation.
  • Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity and cost.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Conduct machine operation safely and efficiently.
  • Possess a “continuous improvement” attitude.
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promotes a safe work environment.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions for operating equipment, and complete simple records.
  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner.
  • Preferable: Forklift certification per (OSHA) standards.
Character Traits For Success:
  • Interpersonal Relations: Exhibits respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships.
  • Leadership Skills: Individual with drive and motivation to effectively work with a team and lead by example.
  • Flexibility: Ability to adapts to changes while keeping focus on goals and applying knowledge to new circumstances.
  • Analytical Thinking: Applies logic to solve problems and get the job done.
  • Customer Service: Ability to respond to customers and anticipate their needs.
  • Problem Solving: Solves problems while ensuring rules and directives are followed.
  • Decision quality: Makes decisions and takes responsibility for them.
Things To Consider:
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit.
The operator should have a good sense of balance, eye-hand-foot coordination and the ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $16.00 per hour
Expected hours: 8 per week
  • 8 hour shift
People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply
  • Machine Operation: 3 years (Required)
Ability to Relocate:
  • Lavonia, GA 30553: Relocate before starting work (Required)
WorkSmart is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

In order to be considered for employment, applicants must have authorization to work in the United States. 
 Our company maintains a zero-tolerance policy for illegal drug use or possession in the workplace. Pre-employment drug screening may be conducted, and employees may be subject to random testing.

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