August 27, 2016
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Machine Operator I

Universal Forest Products - Parker, PA

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  • Company
    Universal Forest Products Universal Forest Products
  • Location
    Parker, PA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
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Job Description


* Minimum 6th grade basic education.

* Minimum of 6 months of experience in manufacturing and/or assembling is required.

* Working knowledge of basic math.

Skills and abilities

* Ability to work in a safe manner

* Ability to recognize quality of material

* Demonstrates ability to perform LOTO

* Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions

* Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tools

* Demonstrate ability to stack material properly

* Ability to pay attention to surroundings

* Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions

* Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English.

* Ability to read a tape measure

* Ability to troubleshoot the machine or equipment in use.

* Demonstrate eye-hand coordination

* Ability to work under immediate supervision

* Ability to pass a drug test

* Ability to work hours mandated by management


* Safety conscious

* Team player and goal oriented

* Open to change and positive attitude

* Committed to plant and company goals

* Participates in Safety and CI programs

* Punctual and reliable

* Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

* Secures and maintains material and supplies required on the operation.

* Completes work area set up.

* Operates and feeds the machine in a safe and efficient manner, and according to established procedures.

* Stacks completed products in accordance with established procedures, and if required, may cover, label and band components/finish product.

* Ensures work area is safe, clean and organized, and that equipment is safe to operate.

* Completes pre-shift/startup equipment inspection checklist and reports any problems or concerns.
* Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.

* Maintains production records as required.

* Checks materials and finished products to ensure compliance with standards.

* Performs duties consistent with established safety and quality procedures, rules, and standards.

* Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Additional Benefits

Employee Stock Purchase Plan