Machine Operator Helper – Seasonal

Website Little Rapids Corporation

Basic Position Objective Statement:

Provide staffing for summer employment needs during peak vacation periods in the Plant.  Flow

to various work centers in the plant to support them with their tasks as needed.

Safety Philosophy:

Little Rapids Corporation will manufacture products in a manner that respects the safety and health of our associates, the environment, and the communities in which we operate.  We believe that each Associate plays critical role in creating a safe work environment by exhibiting personal safe behaviors.  To be successful as a company, we will have exemplary safety performance.

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Flow to various work centers in the plant to perform various tasks in a support role.  Tasks include such things as packing, folding, stacking, unloading and loading trucks, running certain work center machines.

Perform general miscellaneous functions and other jobs as assigned by Plant Supervisors.

Other assignments as made by management.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all the “essential functions” for purposes of the ADA.

Knowledge, Education and Training Qualifications and Certifications:

High school graduate.  College Student preferred

Must be able to safely use basic tools including wrenches, hammers, utility knives, screwdrivers, brooms and measuring devices in rules and scales.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all the “essential functions” for purposes of the ADA

Key Functional Competencies:

Must be minimum of 18 years old.

Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.

Basic math skills.

Must be able to learn basic computer operation skills.

Ability to read and comprehend safety and instruction manuals.

Key Performance Competencies:

Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a culture defined by LRC’s core values of achievement, teamwork, innovation and respect.

Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.

Regular attendance at work is required.  Ability to work additional hours during the week or on weekends may be required.  Good attendance and punctuality record.

Must be able to work various rotating work schedules between 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts as well as work 8 – 12-hour schedules

Valid driver’s license is required.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to climb a ladder up to 21 feet high.  Frequency:  approximately 3 – 4 times per hour, 1 – 2 shifts per week.
Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 75# up to 60 times/day every day.
Must be able to stretch, reach, bend, stoop, twist, and crawl up to 8 hours/day every day.
Must be able to work in various environments:
Hot & steamy
Dusty and dirty (paper dust and dirt)
Exposure to loud environments – maximum of 105 dB in certain machine areas.
Must be able to work any shifts, 7 days a week.
Must be capable of wearing safety equipment:  ear, eye, feet required at all times; other personal protective gear as needed (boots, aprons, gloves, faceshields, googles, wet suits, respirators, etc.)
Must be able to enter confined spaces for cleanup, repairs, maintenance and inspection.
Ability to follow instructions for safety and proper job performance.
Must be able to communicate verbally through regular conversation and shouting (in loud environments), and the use of hand signals (frequently as needed).
Must be able to walk and stand approximately 10 hours per shift.  Must be able to ascend and descend stairs up to 30 times per shift.
Must be able to visually inspect machinery and processes on a continual basis.

The ability to work in a normal office environment to include:  sitting or standing for long periods of time, operating various standard office equipment, carrying paper documents/files, reaching and bending, speaking on the telephone, walking through our manufacturing plant, and wearing required personal protection gear (i.e. hearing, eye and foot protection).

EOE including disability/veteran