Machine Operator (Day & Night Shifts)

Volm Companies, Inc.

Antigo, WI

Job Title:         General Machine Operator

Reports to:      Manufacturing Supervisor

Shift:                Day shift and night shifts available! 

Job Summary

This position is responsible for operating a variety of machines and equipment in our manufacturing facility. The roles are including but not limited to Automat Operator, Bailing Operator, Labelling Operator, Knitting Operator, Lamination Operator, Applicator Operator, Slitting Operator, Wicketer Operator, Converting Operator, Ink Technicians, and Print Press Assistants.

Essential Duties:

•    Operate various machines and equipment to manufacture products according to established procedures and quality standards

•    Monitor machines during operation to ensure that they are functioning correctly

•    Inspect finished products to ensure that they meet customer specifications and quality standards

•    Troubleshoot equipment issues and make minor repairs as needed

•    Maintain a clean and safe work area

•    Follow all safety protocols and regulations

•    Participate in lean initiatives and identify opportunities for efficiencies

•    Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Required Skills and Abilities

•    Ability to read and interpret schematics and technical documents

•    Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills

•    Basic mathematical skills including understanding measurements

•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team

•    Strong attention to detail and ability to perform tasks accurately

•    Good communication skills and ability to follow directions

•    Ability to work a 12-hour rotating shift that varies by location 36/48 bi-weekly breakdown

Education and Experience:

•    Basic math and reading skills normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma OR equivalent combination of education and experience

•    Minimum of 1-year experience in a manufacturing environment operating machinery is preferred

Physical Requirements: 

•    Must be 18 years of age or older

•    Standing and walking 90% of the shift

•    Able to regularly lift 60 lbs.

•    Be able to lower rolls of plastic film to the floor and pick them up with a power lift (150 to 225 lbs.)

•    Be able to handle, grasp, and perform repetitive motions

•    Have eye/hand/foot coordination

•    Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 60 degrees to 90+ depending on the season and the department 

•    Requires the ability to see, hear, touch, and smell

•    Working in a manufacturing environment

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Volm Companies is family owned and operated since 1954 strives to make sure it's employees are taken care of! Here at Volm, we offer annual pay raises, career path progression, a focus on internal promotional opportunities, work life balance, paid orientation, a paid referral program, flexible scheduling (department dependent), paid holidays and vacation time, 401k profit sharing, short term and long term disability paid 100% by the company, medical, dental and vision insurance options, paid parental leave, family company picnics, Christmas parties, gym membership assistance, tuition assistance, and child care assistance. We take care of you, so you can take care of the ones you love!  We have almost 100 different products that provide farmers with the necessary supplies to ensure that food and other products make it to the store shelves. At Volm, the work you do is valuable and contributes to our communities success! Apply to join the family!