Production Machine Operator

IKO Production

Hagerstown, MD

IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!

Job Description


Our newly commissioned plant(2022) features side-by-side assembly lines for 2 unique commercial roofing products. Both these products are manufactured with state-of-the-art equipment in a clean, safe, bright facility.


IKO Northeast, 160 IKO Way, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

We are conveniently located at Exit 6 off Route 81 at the Western Maryland Parkway.

Schedule - Must be able to work a rotating shift(days/nights), including weekends.


  • Competitive salary starting Rate: $24.33 an hour
  • Competitive health, dental and insurance plans
  • Competitive matched retirement savings program
  • The opportunity to join a continuously growing organization with focus on Diversity and Inclusion
  • The opportunity to work with an industry leader in manufacturing


  • Operating manufacturing equipment in accordance with standard work instructions
  • Adhering to safety policies, programs, procedures
  • Inspecting raw material and finish products per quality specifications
  • Conducting quality checks at regular intervals
  • Working closely with production team to meet goals/objectives
  • Operating counterbalance, propane-powered forklift
  • Entering waste, downtime data into system
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in heavy-industrial manufacturing or construction industry preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of proven forklift operating experience preferred
  • Comfortable with standing for extended periods of time
  • Manual dexterity and Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow direction and specific instructions
  • Good communication skills; Fluent in English - Reading, Writing and Speaking
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds on a routine basis
  • Must be able to walk and/or stand 90% of the shift
  • Must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces

Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.