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Operator I - Large Machines (Nights)

COMPANY:  Raven Industries
LOCATION: 

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  24882

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Deeply committed to protecting Earth’s resources and preserving asset value, Raven Engineered Films produces high-quality flexible film and sheeting. From rugged, textured pond liners to highly-technical balloon film as thin as a sandwich bag, our lighter, stronger film and sheeting solutions are developed to solve demanding challenges. We are looking for dedicated team members to helps us on our pursuit of operational excellence and quality at all levels.


Summary
Operate various types of large machines in a production environment in order to produce a product. Types of machines are (but not limited to) extrusion, laminator, tarp machine, etc.

Essential Functions
• Set up and operate large scale machines to produce a product per production schedules, standard practices, and sales order information.
• Verify machine is set up to requirements to assure production of a quality product.
• Assist with product changeovers.
• May perform or assist in making machine setting adjustments to achieve quality and productivity objectives.
• May perform preventative and minor maintenance on equipment.
• Read and verify work processes for accuracy according to specifications.
• Inspect product for quality standards during various stages of production and packaging.
• May perform tests on products.
• May assist with training of new machine operators.
• May direct the efforts of other operators in work group.
• Packaging function may be required, depending on division.
• May maintain records of material used.
• Participate in production improvement initiatives.
• Demonstrates the Dimensions of Competition and Raven Team Member Values in their daily actions.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area. Follow established safety and ergonomic standards.
• May be called upon to perform comparable duties of a similar or related nature and/or assist in other areas as needed.
• Learning, understanding, continuously improving, and promoting the division’s quality management system in accordance with ISO standards.

Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Previous machine operation experience preferred, but not required.
• Aptitude to learn mechanical skills.
• Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Basic math skills.
• Ability to work at a fast pace efficiently.
• Ability to read blueprints and work instructions, and maintain accurate records.
• Proficient with a computer.
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
• Good eye/hand coordination. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to operate forklift, pallet mover, or hoist equipment. Forklift certification may be required.

 

Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.


Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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