Machine Operator

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  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • 2021-03-06

We are in need of a Machine Operator for a solid client of ours in Cleveland, Ohio.  The shifts are 12 hours a day and both day and night are available.  Here is the job description: 

Job Summary

Machine Operators will operate and maintain (troubleshoot) assigned pieces of production equipment on a continuous basis in order to meet or exceed job standards and quality specifications. The incumbent is expected to be a self-starter, a good manager of time and work professionally and independently. Follow the standards of Safety, Housekeeping, Quality and Production in an efficient and safe manner as possible. Must be willing to work as a team player.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily: will be responsible for assigned production lines to ensure that product is produced in accordance with established quality and product standards. Must familiarize yourself with the daily production goals so they are achieved for each line assignment.
  • Evaluate and discuss the operation of assigned machinery with the Machine Operator from the previous shift. Will operate and adjust production line equipment, in accordance with established production standards as well as perform preventative maintenance and report any problems.
  • Machine Operators will perform quality checks on containers to ensure proper specifications are maintained. Document any problems or adjustments made to assigned machinery.
  • Check and maintain defined levels of all raw materials used in production on assigned machinery. Keep all assigned machines and area neat and clean of debris.
  • Follows plant specified job specifications and task lists.
  • Requirements: Must have at least one year manufacturing experience in a Machine Operator role. Machine preventative maintenance experience required. Previous experience in a Plastics environment a plus.
  • Safety and Housekeeping: Must wear all required PPE properly, conduct him/herself in a safe manner, and keep the area around your work station clean and free from dirt and debris.
  • Clean assigned areas of the building or pieces of equipment as instructed by your Supervisor.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described 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 sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers; talk and hear.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day or Night shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Job Type: Full-time


  • 12 hour shift


  • Manufacturing: 3 years (Required)
  • machine operator: 3 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Morning (Preferred)
  • Mid-Day (Preferred)
  • Evening (Preferred)
  • Overnight (Preferred)

Application Question:

  • Machine Operator openings are: Day shift 12 hr rotation 7:00am-7:00pm, day shift M-F 7:00am – 3:00pm and 3rd shift M-F 11:00pm-7:00am. 

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma