Operator I - Large Machines (Rotating Days) - Viaflex

COMPANY:  Raven Engineered Films Division

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  31268

After more than 60 years of industry leadership, Viaflex is dedicated to utilizing years of expertise and have committed to continuation of innovative thinking for years to come. Our team is currently over 400 team members strong and cover six locations. We are seeking passionate individuals to help us on our mission to create solutions that are thinner, lighter, stronger – together. 

The Viaflex team finds its passion in creating film and sheeting solutions that outperform and outlast. With a focus on preserving customer assets and protecting Earth’s resources, Engineered Films creates liners, covers, and barriers that make a positive impact in the markets we serve. From design and manufacturing to on-site installation, our highly skilled team never stops striving to improve.


The Operator I - Large Machines will operate various types of large machines in a production environment in order to produce a product. These types of machines are (but not limited to) extrusion, laminator, tarp machine, winder, seal cart, etc.


This position will work rotating 12 hour shifts - shift schedule is 6am-6pm, and will follow this rotation:

  • Week 1- Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
  • Week 2- Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday


  • Load and unload material throughout production run.
  • Package material for shipment by cutting, wrapping, palletizing, banding, labeling, etc.
  • Monitor material and machine conditions.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area by completing general housekeeping tasks.
  • Learn how to set up and operate large machines.



  • 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.


Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.   We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

Job Segment: Forklift, Warehouse, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing