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Machine/Dryer Operator - $1000 Sign On Bonus!! (3rd shift)

Company: Lignetics Inc.
Location: Marathon
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Job Type : Full-time Salary : $20 -$21 DOE PLUS SIGN ON BONUSShift: 3rd shift 11pm - 7am***pre-employment background and drug screen required***Demonstrate Competence: The Dryer Operator is in charge of production for the shift and job responsibilities change as the flow of the operation and conditions within the plant change. It is his/her duty to see that the production levels are maintained at their highest level without damaging any equipment while maintaining a superior quality product, and a safe workplace. At no time should the Dryer Operator run the plant outside of his/her comfort zone.See that 3 ash tests are completed in a 12-hour shift.See that your Pellet Mill Operator completes his/her assignments each day. (See Mill Operators Routines & Responsibilities).Assist Pellet Mill Operator whenever possible. This may include changing a roll, die, etc.Inspections and Maintenance:Always keep production levels at the highest level possible without jeopardizing SAFETY, plant equipment, or quality.Make sure that all plant employees remain focused on their responsibilities while at the same time, maintaining a safe work environment.Make sure that the daily plant log sheets are completed for your shift and all requested information is filled out including any and all maintenance or safety issues. These samples must be done EVERY 30 minutes. Check pellet for excessive wood chunks. If chucks are found in Pellets shutdown and find cause. If Pellets are too long/short make necessary equipment adjustments.Lignetics prides itself on quality. To maintain a premium grade pellet, the pellet weight must be between 40 and 46 pounds per cubic foot (PPCF). Normally a 42.5pound pellet is the best. A visual inspection of the pellets is also completed while conducting a weight check.The pellets must test out at less than .80 to 1.0 percent ash by weight. Anything higher does not meet Lignetics standards. An ash test is conducted on a bagged pellet sample every 70 tons.The majority of a grab sample must be -- in length. This does not mean that a few pellets over or under will make a bad product. We simply need to have the majority of the pellets between these parameters.In order to meet premium grade, the fines content cannot be over 1 %. As long? as the equipment is being maintained this should be easily achieved. Obviously, the less fines the better. Keep in mind some fines will be generated during shipment. Communication and Teamwork: Maintain good communications between your shift and the one that follows so that everyone understands what problems may arise.Report all incidents no matter how minor to Plant Manager. This means any equipment failures, potential equipment failures, all injuries, and all safety issues.Report all pellet quality issues to the Quality Control Supervisor.Responsible for assisting other production areas, as needed. Move and wrap completed products. Assist the Shift Leads to start and stop the pellet mills. Any other duties as assigned.Qualifications/Education:High School diploma or GED preferredManufacturing and production line experience requiredPrior experience operating manufacturing systems, equipment, monitoring systems, PLC programming or manufacturing softwarePrior lead or supervisory experience preferredMust possess good eye, hand and foot coordinationMust have computer aptitude at an intermediate levelAbility to concentrate for extended periods of time and multi-taskMust be able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for a minimum of 7 hours per dayRequired to read and interpret scalesRequires mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skillsRequires the ability to do simple math calculationsBenefits:Annual bonusPellet purchase program2 weeks paid time off + 2 floating holidaysCompetitive Full benefits package - (401(k), vision, medical, dental)Lignetics SWAG gear to include an annual pair of work boots & other PPEAbout Lignetics, Inc.Lignetics, Inc. offers clean, renewable solutions. We have 30 years of experience innovating? eco-friendly essentials for everyday life. Lignetics manufactures a variety of consumer brands in several different categories including wood pellets for home heating, BBQ pellets for grilling, wood pellets and shavings for animal bedding, and a wood fiber-based cat litter. Each of our products have unique features and benefits but are all linked with a wonderful recycled, renewable, sustainable, and carbon neutral story. We turn recycled sawdust into value-add, branded consumer products.Requirements:PI201079873

Keywords: Lignetics Inc., Green Bay , Machine/Dryer Operator - $1000 Sign On Bonus!! (3rd shift), Other , Marathon, Wisconsin

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