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Experienced Machine Operator - $21.00 hr

Buffalo, NY 14206

Industry: Light Industrial Job Number: 962524

Job Description

Parallel Employment Group, in partnership with a Buffalo area manufacturing client, is seeking a qualified Machine Operator. This position plays a crucial role in operations, ensuring the ability to supply production with SMC material while maintaining the highest standards of safety and accuracy.


Pay Rate: $21/hr.

Hours: 10am-6:30pm


Key Responsibilities:

•Safety – Follow safety rules and encourage safe practices in the workplace. Responsible for performing duties according to procedures to ensure safe operations. Ability to make safety suggestions and set a good example for others.

•Works with multiple components like (resins, fillers, pigments) to make batches according to specified formulas.

•Transfer materials from tank to the machine, operating process equipment (pumps, valves, mixers, etc.), and loading/unloading drums and totes.

•Monitors machine operations.

•Assists in start-up, shut downs and clean ups.

•Must be capable of operating or able to learn how to operate a forklift

•Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

•Changes chopper blades, produces the ability to work safely.

•Periodically cleans out tank filters to ensure smooth pumping of material and reduce contamination.


Requirements & Qualifications:

•3-5 years appropriate experience in a continuous process production environment, similar to printing or bottling.

•Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and a strong sense of urgency.

•Data oriented – excels at problem solving and decision-making skills.

•Good mechanical / technical aptitude.

•Good math skills – ability to read and understand batching formulas.

•Good oral communication skills.

•Some previous chemical handling experience is a plus.

•Wears personal protective equipment (PPE) when required. Includes; safety glasses, steel toe work boots, earplugs, respirator, face shield, gloves etc.


Parallel Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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