Machine Tender

Walton, KY 41094

Posted: 01/01/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: FLOR-7106-0029 Pay Rate: $15.66/hr starting pay

Position Summary:

Ensure machine is operating at required speed, producing quality product with minimal waste.  Will change paper, glues, inks, as well as unjam machines as necessary.

Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities:


  • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures. Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.
  • Utilize lockout/tagout as required, following established policy; ensure guarding is in place at all times.
  • Keep work area clean and organized, per standards.
  • Ensure that work is being performed in a manner to produce quality products, according to our quality requirements and specifications.
  • Follow all applicable food service policies and procedures.
  • Follow all PPE policies, wearing steel toed shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, hair nets/beard nets, etc. as required.
  • Meet or exceed production goals set by management.
  • Safely strip rolls down, removing liner and/or bands and removing minimal layers of damaged paper only to avoid excessive waste.
  • Change roll, make splice by hand, maneuver roll into position and adhere roll to web on machine.
  • Start machinery.
  • Coordinate with Adjuster Supervisor and make minor repairs and adjustments to machines as necessary to ensure quality levels.
  • Set up one and two color prints and have approved by Adjuster Supervisor before starting production run.
  • Watch progress of machinery for breakage; notify Adjuster as needed.
  • Clean ink pans and wash rollers.
  • Learn to thread machinery, and perform properly.
  • Make sure all waste is kept to a minimum and meets standards set forth by management.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.






-Willing to submit and pass a pre-employment drug screen
-Willing to submit and pass a pre-employment criminal background check


Candidate Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience
  • Three years of factory experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to pass Bennett Mechanical Test (adjusters only)
  • Must have basic reading, math and communication skills.
  • Must have ability to make adjustments and minor repairs to machinery.


Physical Requirements:


  • Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs. *Sack dept requires 70 lbs*
  • Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs. *Sack dept requires 70 lbs*
  • Pulling; 4 hours
  • Pushing; 4 hours
  • Reaching above shoulder
  • Use of fingers
  • Walking; 12 hours, excluding breaks
  • Standing; 12 hours, excluding breaks
  • Kneeling; 4 hours
  • Bending; 4 hours
  • Climbing; 4 hours
  • Operation of forklift, narrow aisle or other vehicle
  • Visual ability
  • Depth perception
  • Ability to distinguish color
  • Hearing ability


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