2nd Shift Machine Operator

Production Knoxville, Tennessee


•    Perform necessary pre-operation activities to ensure proper equipment startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment.
•    Operate /monitor multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops.
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment. 
•    Load and unload items on the production line, including packaging or unpacking products.
•    Start and stop the production line as needed to keep up with workflow and prevent potential safety hazards.
•    Inspect products for defects and pull items off the line before they proceed further in the production process.
•    Produce products within 100% specification as requested by the customer
•    Delivery of product to meet scheduled customer demands and meet quality objectives
•    Works with manufacturing staff on quality and production-related issues.
•    Possesses the ability to read and understand ruler and traceability records.
•    Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Essential Skills/Experience/Qualifications:
•     High School Diploma/GED.
•    Combination of additional education and experience
•    Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions
•    Ability to read blueprints and take measurements with a ruler
•    Ability to run and operate similar equipment
•    3+ years’ experience with operating machinery, and inspection in a similar function or environment
•    Experience working in a manufacturing environment
•    Display knowledge of key areas of the manufacturing process

The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 Works in a manufacturing environment where the noise level is usually moderate.   When working on the manufacturing floor, a hair covering is required.
An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to concentrate, talk, or hear and have the ability to lift up to 60 lbs.  The employee is required to stand for long periods at a time, stretch, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
 Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Mativ is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce, and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Mativ, please email our Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected].