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Lippert Components, Inc Oven Operator - 2nd Shift in Elkhart, Indiana

An oven operator is responsible for setting up and running a Plastic Thermoforming Oven. The operator may also operate a CNC trimming router and various hand tools in order to complete the manufacturing process.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Responsible for operating equipment and troubleshooting mechanical issues that may present

  • Responsible for routing formed parts and inspecting for quality defects

  • Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the shift leader or production manager

  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations

Competencies

  • Communication proficiency

  • Mindful of safety and quality procedures

  • Attention to detail

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently or in a group setting

Supervisory Responsibility

This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to non-tempered glass, which poses an increased risk of shattering. The employee is required to stand and/or walk for an average of eight (8) hours per day, and may be required to bend, stoop, or lean while performing normal job duties. This position may require regular lifting of up to 25 lbs. Must be able to work in a hot environment and should be highly conscious of safety.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, with an average of 40 scheduled hours per week with the possibility of overtime as decided by a production manager. The scheduled hours for this position are dependent upon the desired shift.

Travel

No travel is required for this position.

Required Education and Experience

No required education or experience necessary

Preferred Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred, but not required

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing setting preferred, but not required

  • CNC experience preferred, but not required

  • Computer proficiency preferred

  • Ability to read a tape measure and use a caliper preferred, but not required

Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

This position requires the employee to follow mandatory PPE guidelines. The employee is required to wear Kevlar sleeves and gloves, Z.87 rated safety glasses, steel-toed footwear, grommet sleeves, and an apron.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass E-Verify.

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2020-3231

External Company Name: Lippert Components

External Company URL: https://www.lci1.com/

Street: 3501 CR 6 East

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