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Manufacturing Production Worker - Akron, OH

Company: Smithers-Oasis Company
Location: Akron
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Would you like to make a significant impact on the world through your work?

Our employees make a difference by helping:

  • People express and experience emotion by adding value to flowers and plants.
  • Doctors find solutions to painful foot problems
  • Bring life-saving medicine and vaccines to people that need them
  • Farmers in the field, and hydroponic growers, to feed the world What Smithers-Oasis has to offer:
    • HOURS: Typical full-time 1st shift hours are Monday through Thursday from 6:30am to 4:30pm.Overtime hours will be required based on business needs.
    • PAY: Starting pay is $18.00/hour, based on experience.
    • We offer competitive benefit plan options!
    • Eleven paid holidays per year!
    • 16 days of paid time off after one year!
    • An immediately vested company-matched 401k plan! Smithers-Oasis is a diverse global manufacturer and marketer of floral foam and design media, floral accessories, postharvest products, cellular growing media, temperature control packaging, medical impression foam, and custom foams for specialized applications. Our business divisions include OASIS Floral Products, Floralife Postharvest Products, Design Master, OASIS Grower Solutions, Temprecision International, Medical Impression Foam, and Engineered Products.

      Our company culture places a high value on integrity and trust, respect and collaboration and offers an opportunity to add value to the organization and build strong professional relationships.

      Some Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Production Worker include (but are not limited to):
      • Operates all assigned machinery as directed, while following safe operating procedures.
      • Assembles, fabricates and packages all products under the direction of the Leader, Supervisor or Production Manager.
      • Sorts, inspects, labels and marks products as required to ensure high quality standards. Notifies Leader or Production Manager if foam does not meet required standards.
      • Checks assigned machinery daily for malfunctions and informs management of any problems.
      • Maintains high speed, as needed, in order to meet daily production schedules.
      • Removes all scrap material from assigned work area(s).
      • Completes all necessary records and reports as assigned.
      • Maintains clean and safe working area according to the established safety procedures.
      • Can be assigned to other departments or locations, as production requires.
      • Participates in and supports Smithers-Oasis continuous improvement activities.
      • Supports and leads by example the Core Values of the organization.
      • Performs any other duties as required. Qualifications/Requirements:
        • Prefer high school diploma or G.E. D. or equivalent experience. Ability to read, write, add and subtract.
        • Minimum of 1-2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
        • Previous experience driving a tow motor is strongly preferred.
        • Must be reliable and have consistent attendance.
        • Follows detailed instructions and standard practices, but decisions require some judgment to choose prescribed alternatives. Requires initiative. Must be knowledgeable of a variety of standard practices.
        • Conformity to standard safety practices and precautions necessary to ensure safety to others.
        • May direct and train others on occasion.
        • Works with average weight materials. Operation of machines may require bending or stooping. Considerable standing and walking. Depending on speed of equipment, may require above average effort. May require high degree of manual dexterity, concentration and speed.
        • Frequent exposure to one or more disagreeable elements. Work flow is controlled by constant pressure for completion. Individual has a fair amount of control over pace of work to meet deadlines. Extended work hours may be required to complete job functions.

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