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Production/Machine operator trainee

Puyallup, Washington
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Our client is a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology.

Set up, operate, and maintain foam head area equipment
Maintain and prepare head parts for production runs
Maintain mix heads and injectors throughout the day as necessary
Inspect nip roll for cleanliness and position.
Inspect and maintain proper chemical laydowns. Monitor reaction times, stream temperatures and pressures, facer alignment and temperatures, laminator temperatures, line speed, chemical pressures, and running wet density.
Adjust operating parameters as necessary with the use of operator run logs and QC test results to obtain specification core densities and product thickness.
*Saw Area
Set up, operate, and troubleshoot the side trim saws, perforator, crosscut saw, gang, saw, ring wrapper, and mold release systems, including changeout of bulk totes.
Operate and troubleshoot dust collection equipment
Communicate product attributes and aesthetic properties to foam head operators, and monitor for correction
Verify the accuracy of productivity and counts (finished goods and scrap)
Manage line scrap in the area and reclaim good products mixed with scrap material
*Robot Area
Set up, operate, and troubleshoot the gang saw, robots, stack conveyor system, and associated equipment
Safely & properly operate the line identifying quality defects and how they relate to final product specifications and the other operator stations, make accurate and proper adjustments, and respond quickly and continually to production line issues to minimize scrap production and downtime
Attend various meetings to provide input on processing problems and changes to process and equipment

Education - High School diploma or GED required
Effective communication and problem-solving skills.
Able to read and use measurement gauges such as tape measures, temperature gauges and pressure gauges.
Six (6) months prior experience in the manufacturing or construction environment is preferred.
Prior experience operating a forklift is preferred.
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  • Job Reference: 673993906-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Atwork
  • Location: Puyallup, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent