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Machine Operator
Job Location: Iowa City, IA
Manufacturing Operations
Iowa City, IA, USA
Full Time

Loparex LLC is the worlds largest manufacturer of extrusion base and silicone coated release liners for the converting industry. We have manufacturing operations throughout the U.S., Europe, China, and India. The Iowa City facility has been in operation since 1970 and annually supplies three billion square feet of release liner worldwide. We are currently looking for high energy, safety focusedand motivated individuals tojoin our Iowa City workforce as Machine Operators.

These positions may work a 12 hour nightshift on a compressed work schedule working 3 days one week and 4 the next week, including every other weekend, or on a 12 hour shift working 4 days per week with a rotating day off.

This position will entail a variety of duties which will include the machine start-up, product changeovers, daily operation and shut down. This also includes observing and monitoring machine for defects during operation, troubleshooting and correcting problems on the equipment, using the computer to enter information and to print out paperwork, performing routine quality testing, overseeing the work of production associates and maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly working environment

Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, or previous work experience to meet the job expectations. Candidates must also be able to use hand tools, have mechanical aptitude, strong interpersonal skills, basic computerskills, ability to read and write, follow verbal and written instructions, use basic math and take accurate measurements. Candidates must also have the ability to lift 50 pounds, stand, walk, bend and kneel for up to 12 hours.Previous operator experience in a manufacturingenvironment is preferred. Employees will be required to wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, ear plugs, glovesand steel toe shoes. All required PPE is provided by Loparex. A strong commitment to safety, customers, quality and productivity is essential.

Benefits include:
  • Competitive pay rates starting at $19.70 per hour
  • Full benefit plan including health, dental, and vision which start on first day of employment
  • Benefits also include; basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long term disability insurance a wellness program, 401K with 6% match and a retirement enhancement plan
  • One week vacation after six months and two weeks vacation after one year
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Uniform and safety shoe allowance

Candidates must successfully pass pre-employment drug test, lifting evaluations and background checks.

Loparex is an equal opportunity employer.



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