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Machine Operator

Immediate position as a Production Machine Operator. This vital position requires a self-starter, quality minded, and responsible individual. Knowledge in slitting, laminating, coating, extrusion, or die-cutting machinery, press set-up, and process improvements is a must.

1st, 2nd, and 2/3 shift flex positions available.

Plitek offers an extensive compensation and benefits package, which includes:

· Competitive Rate

· Medical and Dental Insurance

· Short Term Disability and Life Insurance

· 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Matching

· Paid Time Off


This position is responsible for running production equipment. This position will require a great deal of flexibility in work from day to day, allowing smooth transition from one project to the next within a single shift as priorities change. This position will be primarily responsible for operating rotary die-cutters, slitters, adhesive coating, extruders, and/or other Punch Press machines with multiple material parts. Some responsibilities will include packing product for shipment and supporting other operations as necessary. This position will also be responsible for overseeing the packing of product produced and be available to help train and answer questions as they arise.


– Follow direction from the supervisor in your department

– Operate any equipment in a safe manner and comply with all Safety Policies.

– Ability to read a Job Traveler, operate machines, perform required quality testing, and perform material transactions.

– Competent in reading blueprints, quality instructions, work instructions, etc.

– Ability to use metrology devices as needed (loupe, ruler, calipers, etc.)

– Maintain production standards across all current job responsibilities.

– Document production and quality results in the Computer System and on Job Travelers (Vantage)

– Comply with the established QMS (ISO 9001) procedures and work instructions.

– Mentor and train any Production Assistant/Packer and Machine Operator I in the department

Several precautions are being taken to prevent COVID-19; from sanitizing surfaces regularly to social distancing. We can discuss in more detail during the interview, if interested.

Machine operating skills:

  • Extrusion
  • Lamination
  • Slitting
  • Die Cutting
Job requirements:
  • Must have 2+ years of machine operation experience
  • High School Diploma and/or GED
  • Must have the ability to read, speak, and write in English.
  • The job requires lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Machine operating experience, training, or education is required.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and demonstrates a willingness to learn.
  • Mechanical aptitude and knowledge of using measuring systems.
  • Strong interpersonal oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to read, speak, and write in English.