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Line Operator 1 - NC (Days 8:00am-8:00pm)

Company: Paragon Films
Location: Taylorsville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

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Our Paragon family is growing! We are looking for motivated individuals who want to begin or further their career in manufacturing. If you are looking for a career in manufacturing with a company that is safety minded, lives by extraordinary core values, and offers opportunities for growth and advancement, you have found it!

POSITION SUMMARY: The Line Operator serves as the front line of the production operation and is responsible for the basic operations of the extrusion lines while expanding their knowledge to gain a general understanding of the extrusion process. A Line Operator 1 must be knowledgeable in and follow all procedures needed to ensure the proper safe and efficient operation of their production line. Position works under established guidelines and company policy.


* Performs basic production duties such as loading cores onto the core table; preparing the finished product by pulling, lifting, labeling, and packaging the finished stretch film rolls, begins training on pulling trim and threading lines
* Learns how to inspect the visual quality of the rolls, removing rolls that don't meet established quality standards, gains understanding of roll weight, and accurately weighing rolls and/or boxes of finished product; reports finished products on required documents; cutting and preparing scrap bins for recycling
* Prepares product for shipping by setting up the skids with required packaging materials, packing trays or boxes with finished rolls, could involve manually pre-wrapping trays with stretch film prior to being sent to the automated wrapper or wrapping them by hand depending on plant procedures, moving completed skids through the safe and effective use of manual and electric pallet jacks
* Begins training on the functions of the quality control paperwork and learning to complete quality control paperwork accurately following established standards and reporting quality test results to Management to ensure quality standards are being met
* Assists with ensuring line operates continuously, coordinating shift change activities, notifying Sr. Operators, Team Manager, or other Management of any issues
* Maintain housekeeping on the line to ensure clean work environment; ensure work area is prepared and ready for shift change
* Performing any other duties as requested or assigned by Management


Work involves Overtime, 12 Hour rotating shifts

Shift Schedule includes: Days - 8:00am - 8:00pm

2/2/3 schedule. On two days, off 2 days, on 3 days

Every other weekend is a 3-day weekend


* Shift Premiums for Rotating Schedule
* Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Life Insurance, Eligible to enroll in Short and Long-Term Disability, Voluntary Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Flexible Spending Accounts
* Tuition Reimbursement and a unique Bonus Program
* Exceptional Holiday Pay and premiums
* Paid Vacation and Holidays
* Employee-Centered Culture
* 401(k) Plan includes a company match at 100% of the first 3% of contribution
* Competitive wages complete Paragon's total compensation package

Paragon Films is a Drug Free Workplace (Includes no Marijuana), Pre-Employment Drug Testing is required.



* Demonstrated proficiency in the duties of preceding Line Operator roles
* Technical aptitude to understand machinery and systems within a production environment
* Mechanical aptitude to understand and properly utilize basic hand tools with accuracy
* Ability to understand and properly utilize scales, weights, and other measurement tools with accuracy
* Ability to demonstrate sound judgement while adapting to fast paced environment and rapid changes
* Ability to juggle multiple tasks and handle unexpected delays or events while maintaining constant attention to detail
* Strong organizational skills combined with good problem-solving skills
* Practice and promote teamwork within our organization
* High level of dependability regarding attendance and punctuality
* Understanding and ability to communicate using the English language in both written and spoken form or willingness to take ESL classes
* Basic mathematic skills


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

* Ability to use hands; including fingers to hold, touch, see, feel, grip, squeeze, push, pull
* Ability to perform pushing, pulling, forward exertion on a regular basis
* Ability to have overhead extension with arms on a regular basis
* Ability to use enhanced levels of manual dexterity with arms and hands to operate industrial power tools occasionally
* Ability to stand and walk continuously on concrete floor for 12-hour shifts
* Ability stand, crouch, stoop, bend, and squat frequently
* Ability to kneel occasionally
* Ability to climb stairs and ladders occasionally
* Ability to work on elevated platforms
* Ability to climb on uneven surfaces occasionally
* Ability to regularly lift and or move between 45-55 lbs
* Ability to occasionally lift and or move up to 65lbs
* Ability to understand and communicate verbally, in person, and over paging system
* Ability to meet requirements of and utilize all PPE when required

Keywords: Paragon Films, Gastonia , Line Operator 1 - NC (Days 8:00am-8:00pm), Other , Taylorsville, North Carolina

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