Georgia Employer MACHINE OPERATOR. LAGRANGE, GA. - 777160 in Lagrange, Georgia

Machine Operator. LaGrange, GA. Job Description Machine Operator Kimberly-Clark LaGrange Mill Position Purpose: This position will report to the Operations Manager or Team Leader and receive work directions from the manager and Operations Shift Leader. The position is responsible for the operation, trouble shooting, and upkeep of high-speed machinery used to manufacturing nonwoven material. The position is also responsible for ensuring superior quality of the produced material. The incumbent will provide support for the mill operation on a rotating shift to ensure short term objectives and future mill vision goals are achieved. The incumbent must demonstrate initiative and flexibility to support the business results of the operating team, both the immediate business needs on the shift and the development for future business needs. Participate in root cause assessments of all safety, product/process, quality and productivity issues and customer complaints as appropriate, ensuring that effective corrective action is identified and implemented to meet objectives. Participate and lead machine start-up, trouble shooting, shutdown, grade changes events and developing work instructions to allow supporting repetitive basic maintenance tasks. Support total team involvement, communicating to prevent reoccurring mistakes within and across crews ensuring that the on-coming crew is set up for success in the functional locations you are supporting. Fully trained in all machine modules and understands and is capable of applying all of the elements of the training system including meeting the resource sharing module identified for the individual. Supports training plan to address crew/mill wide deficiencies analyzing both self and team mates to support the overall business. Ensures delivery of training to fellow crew members as subject matter expert. Holds others accountable providing performance feedback on other associates. Responsible for receiving and responding to performance review feedback and necessary developmental opportunities including managing personal growth plans. Participates in giving feedback and recognition to fellow team members to enhance performance. Participate in collateral duties in support of the team by developing skills in one additional support area to become a subject matter expert in areas as business needs dictate. The areas are Quality, Systems and Production Reporting, and Maintenance Support. Use lean principles to identify and solve problems. Support total team involvement, communicating to prevent reoccurring mistakes within and across crews ensuring that the on-coming crew is set up for success in the functional locations you are supporting. Provide input to equipment and process improvement initiatives. Initiate work requests and record reliability activity in SAP system. Work overtime as required The LaGrange Mill production staff works rotating shifts. Associates rotate from days to nights and then back to days every 2 weeks. One week associates work three 12 hour shifts and the next week associates work four 12 hour shifts. Overtime is required occasionally and is not optional. Qualifications: Basic: Three Years of manufacturing experience. Required to work 12 hour rotating schedule to include most holidays and weekends. High School diploma or equivalent. Ability to pass technical skills assessment. Basic computer skills Preferred: Post-secondary education (college courses and/or technical certificate. Technical training. Four or more years manufacturing experience High Mechanical Aptitude Proficient in use of computers Understand Lean principles Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleene