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Machine Operator

Location: Lakeland, FL, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Logistics and Skill Trades
Job Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: The pay we're offering is $18 per hour
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The Opportunity


We're looking for a Machine Operator, working in Manufacturing industry in Lakeland, Florida, United States.

Our client has immediate openings for a Machine Operator at our facility conveniently located in Lakeland, FL. Our current openings are on night shift from 7 pm to 7 am.

We offer medical benefits and salary is up to $17.57 per hour based on qualifications.

  • Initiate corrective/preventive and continuous improvement opportunities through defined/document channels, and actively participate in developing, implementing, and verifying corrective/improvement actions.
  • Ensure all quality control procedures are being followed to maintain process and product quality. This information is then entered into the computer.
  • Ensure the machine is running a quality part by maintaining a stable process.
  • Properly fill out and turn in all daily quality and production paperwork at the end of the shift.
  • Monitor inspection equipment for proper operation, corrective action with containers when required.
  • Make decisions based on skill, experience and knowledge to make repairs where no specifications or guidelines are available.
  • Provide leadership to plant safety practices, emergency response procedures, and work procedures, by providing training and/or having key roles.
  • Actively participate in the development of training plans for others and effectively delivers training, both in the classroom and on the job.
  • Operate plant machinery.
  • Perform routine checks on plant machinery and systems.
  • Perform corrective maintenance on machines during production.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machines when scheduled.
  • Perform rebuilding of part using vendor manuals, etc.
  • Maintain maintenance logs, records, and other documentation.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Maintain clear effective communication with others in order to produce maximum results with minimum hassle.
  • Adhere to Lock out/Tag out program.
  • Communicate observed safety, production or quality problems to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Observe all safe practice guidelines.
  • Provide input for a cross-training program for all personnel to allow for smooth shift operation.
  • Foster ideas for improvements in methods, cost reduction and quality.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Shift Supervisor.
  • Assist with downstream troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned, including assisting and learning job requirements of other job classifications as required.

Our Client

Our client has been successfully connecting people with the right career opportunities for over 25 years.

Their team can help you get the most out of your skills and experiences. Whether you want to add flexibility to your career or you would like to grow with the right employer, they’re here to guide you every step of the way.

With our client, you will be able to:

  • Build real skills that make you more employable.
  • Find opportunities that match your skills and interests.
  • Choose the shift that best fits your schedule.

It’s about more than finding work. It’s about having a career partner that is invested in your success and your future. Apply now!

Experience Required for Your Success

  • High School or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to operate forklift/tow motor, hand tools and personal computer
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to wear safety glasses, cutting gloves, ear plugs, face shield and arm guards
  • Ability to systematically troubleshoot and correct moderately complex problems

What Do You Think?
Does your experience reflect what it takes to be successful in this role? Do the work and challenges get you excited about what's possible? Apply Now

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