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Production Machine Operator

Company: Macro Plastics
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

IPL Macro, a division of IPL, is currently recruiting for a high-performing Machine Operator in Fairfield, CA.

IPL Macro is the worlds largest manufacturer of bulk plastic containers. Based in Northern California with sales and manufacturing facilities located worldwide, providing innovative business solutions for the agricultural, food processing, retail, and industrial markets.

Job Purpose

This position performs manufacturing and inspections functions during production. A key part of this position will be meeting established safety practices, quality standards, production output and machine preventative maintenance. This position is also required to operate a forklift to assist in product movement.

Key Responsibilities and Duties


  • Maintain knowledge of product quality plans; check for flaws, blemishes, discoloration, burn marks and warping
  • Assemble product in accordance with quality plan; assemble feet, cor-plugs and card holders as needed.
  • Emboss product when required; ensure a quality embossing stamp.
  • Perform inspection of each part to quality plan requirements.
  • Notify supervisor of any suspect quality issues.
  • Transport product into inventory in a safe manner; [using Forklift machine]
  • Stack and package product in accordance with quality plan and supervisors instructions
  • Assist in routine preventive maintenance on mold and machines.
  • Assist in lubing molds.
  • Provide input to improve processes and procedures.
  • Maintain safe workplace and ensure that safety policies are followed.
  • Report safety concerns and hazards to your supervisor.


  • Performs all procedures for the shredder/grinder operation.
  • Ensures all required personal protection equipment [PPE] is accessible and properly worn and appropriate safety procedures are followed for the shedder/grinder area.
  • Responsible for sorting and segregating material for grinder operation.
  • Performs daily production of shedder/grinder to generate re-grind for manufacturing.
  • Monitor and maintain the grinder to prevent overload.
  • Production documentation is accurate and completed.
  • Responsible for all shutdown procedures; prior to shift end, ensures everything is properly cleaned, and ready for the next start up.
  • Keeps the regrind area and surrounding yard clean of debris during operation.
  • Assist in clean-up of manufacturing areas.
  • Change screens on Extrusion Line.
  • Start/Stop Extrusion Line.
  • React to alarms on Extrusion Line HMI.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Follow all Safety Processes

Qualifications & Skill Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred.
  • Forklift Driver Certification a plus.

Working Experience Nature & Length

  • 0 to 3 years experience working in a manufacturing machine operation atmosphere.

Additional qualifications competency requirements

  • Flexible and adaptable to a changing environment.
  • Able to get along with others and work in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and organize.
  • Must also have the capability to work with very close tolerances.
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.

Working Environment

  • Willingness to work in a manufacturing environment that requires contact with high noise and heat levels, dust, grease, oil and other substances.
  • Willingness to work outside.
  • Must follow safe work practices, including required personal protection equipment.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull frequently, and maneuver at least 100 pounds.

Compensation and Benefits

  • $16.50+ (Based on Experience)
  • 12-hour shift means you work 7 days in 2 weeks and still earn 28+ hours of OT per check.
  • Great benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) match, Vacation time and more!

IPL Macro, a division of IPL provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IPL Macro complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Keywords: Macro Plastics, Fairfield , Production Machine Operator, Other , Fairfield, California

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