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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 2/8/2017

Mattel/MEGA Brands Lewisburg, TN

Lewisburg, TN
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Description
Shaper Operator

We are currently searching for a Shaper Operator within the MEGA - Mattel AST Division. Reporting directly to the Supervisor at our Rose Moon facility located in Lewisburg, TN, the Shaper Operator will be a part of our team that produces quality wood case pencils.

Role Summary:

The primary function of this job is to operate a machine that will take a slat 'sandwich' and shape out a raw pencil stick.


* Removes dried 'sandwiches' from clamps. Clamps weigh approximately 15.5 lbs. full of slats.

* Keeps hopper full. Stacks slats from open clamp into vertical hopper. Stacks empty clamps on skid. May be required to move material by using pallet jack or walk behind lift.

* Packs finished product into boxes. Boxes weigh 19 to 40lbs, depending on pencil type and box style. 45-50 boxes will be filled in a normal operating day.

* Able to use calipers, micrometers, and special gauges to ensure product is within tolerance.

* Keeps machine and area clean.

* Knows and follows safety policies.

* Other duties as required.

Experience, Education & Skills

* Always make SAFETY the number one priority

* May require handling wood products (primarily cedar or basswood), glue, core (graphite), cardboard, lubrication or cleaning products

* Moderate to heavy lifting, bending, or reaching

* Limited walking for job operation

* Works in a work cell, teamwork a must

* Cross train on other tasks as required

* Eye protection worn

* Hearing protection worn

* Safety Box Cutter and Safety Gloves

About Us
MEGA Brands, a subsidiary of Mattel, provides stimulating creative experiences for children and families through innovative, well-designed, affordable and high-quality products that are marketed worldwide under leading brands such as MEGA BLOKS , ROSE ART , MEGA PUZZLES and BOARD DUDES .

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer