Wrap Operator/Machine Operator- 1st shift

WRAP OPERATOR

Summary: The Wrap Operator primarily performs a variety of duties that requires a moderate to high degree of technical skills.

Individuals who succeed in this position are innovative, detail orientated and a team player.

1st Shift (Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:15 pm)

Lexington Manufacturing – Coon Rapids

Pay and Benefits:

· $17+ per hour. 40+ hours/week.

· Previous related machine operator experience, you are eligible for a higher starting rate.

· Health Insurance

· Dental Reimbursement

· Retirement Plan

· Paid Time Off

· Tuition Reimbursement

Steps to Career Advancement:

Level 1: Feeder

· Feeder – handles raw products and feeds the wrap machine by hand. Ensures product is fed into the wrap machine in the correct position and an appropriate pace. Troubleshoots as needed.

· Set-up: Assists team members with set-up of the wrap machine according to customer specifications. Involves using hand tools, power tools, measuring equipment to adjust all parts of the machine.

· Maintenance – performs ongoing basic and moderate preventative maintenance of the wrapper.

· Quality: Follows established documented processes, quality standards that meet equipment and output inspection checks.

· Stacks raw and finished products by hand in a organized manner

Level 2: Catcher

· Effectively performs all duties of Level 1 (Feeder) and the following:

· Catching: Inspects the finished product as it exits the wrap machine, checking for quality issues. Responsible for transaction accuracy of the assigned material movement. Removes product that does not meet customer specifications.

· Provide feedback on continuous improvement ideas to improve products, processes, standards, etc.

Level 3: Operator

· Effectively performs all duties of Level 1 (Feeder) and Level 2 (Catcher) and the following:

· Ensures the efficient and accurate operation of Wrapper. Responsible for the overall processing of parts.

· Verify specification on SPC, control plans, quality control specifications, set up sheets, drawings and or packaging specifications.

· Maintains the production pace of the wrapper machine so that it meets or exceeds production capacity.

Qualifications:

· High school degree or GED

· Must possess computer experience or ability to be trained.

· Requires mechanical aptitude and ability to use a variety of saws, drills, hand tools and measuring tools.

· Ability to interpret measuring devices, multi task, follow customer specifications, and work in a team environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $19.00 /hour

Experience:

  • manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • machine operator: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Shifts:

  • Morning (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment
Beliefs & Philosophies

“Building Relationships, Creating Solutions, Delivering Value.”

Lexington Manufacturing is dedicated to providing our customers with innovative, market-leading products that are delivered with integrity and value. Our commitment to service and quality is proven — by providing innovative solutions, quality products and short lead times since our company was founded in 1981.

Lexington is fully dedicated to the safe work practices of our associates and visitors alike. We firmly believe that everyone’s safety is essential. With this belief we will work under safe conditions and forever seek continuous improvement practices.

Lexington management is committed to operating its business in a manner which reflects the highest levels of personal and professional ethics. We treat coworkers, customers, and suppliers with respect, fairness and honesty.

Lexington is committed to the fact that our customer relationships are the cornerstone of our future. It is absolutely necessary to understand our customers need for product quality and service. Once a commitment is made to a customer, every effort must be made to fulfill that obligation.

We believe that through the application of lean methods and progressive management of our people, technological, and financial resources we will achieve continuous improvement of our service for our customers, long term security for our employees, and continued growth and profitability for our company.

We believe that employees are Lexington’s most important resource. Employees should take an active part in setting their own goals, carefully balancing family and work commitments. Employees’ participation on productivity teams lends to an environment that fosters change, creates opportunity for growth and encourages teamwork and employee involvement.

We believe in a minimum number of management levels and that responsibility should be pushed down as far into the organization as possible. Simple, efficient systems and company wide open communication will promote good morale and support the company vision.