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Machine Operator

TRC Staffing Services Swansea, SC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $13 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

We are currently looking for Machine Operators in the Calhoun County, SC area!


12 hour rotating swing shift

Straight days or nights

7:15am - 7:30pm or 7:15pm - 07:30am

$13 hr


Provides assistance to the shirring department by performing semi-skilled labor and operating required equipment. Keeps work areas in clean and orderly condition. Reports to Shirring Department Team Leader.


  1. Perform a variety of routine tasks to assist in production activities.
  2. Transport materials, supplies, components, and packaged product between work areas, using work aids, such as racks, carts, and hand trucks.
  3. Examine and measure product to verify conformance to company standards.
  4. Examine product for defects and to ensure proper functioning, using a water link test.
  5. Deliver supplies to work stations.
  6. Record information, such as number of product tested, using computerized data entry.
  7. Collect and discard trash to maintain machinery and work areas.
  8. Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed.


Education and Experience and requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent; Work Keys scores as determined.
  • Previous work experience and specifically Manufacturing experience a plus.
  • A criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to temporary placement, and pre-screening physical will be required prior to full time employment.

Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  1. Ability to perform routine maintenance of work areas and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  2. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing quality assurance.
  3. Knowledge of materials, production processes, and quality control methods for maximizing the effective manufacturing and distribution of goods.
  4. Knowledge of operational characteristics of mechanical equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned.
  5. Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
  6. Ability to perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time.
  7. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  8. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Working Conditions:

Location: 100% indoors

Hazards: Moving equipment, trip obstacles, slippery surfaces

Safety Equipment: Non-skid safety shoes, safety glasses, color-coded smocks, hairnets

Physical Conditions:

Essential functions require maintaining physical condition necessary for:

  • Standing / Walking: Constantly, throughout 12-hour work shift
  • Sitting: Infrequently, during breaks and lunch
  • Lift / Carry: Frequently, 1-75 lbs., equipment, supplies, products
  • Bending / Twisting: Frequently, at waist, knees, and neck throughout work shift. Some twisting is required, but can be avoided with attention to proper body mechanics.
  • Kneeling / Crouching: Infrequently, may be required while retrieving supplies from lower shelves
  • Hands / Arms: Constant use in reaching, handling, grasping, and using fingers while operating equipment and tools. Overhead reaching required throughout shift.
  • Sight: Constantly, in performing job tasks and maintaining safety standards on the job. Requires depth perception and hand / eye coordination in the operation of equipment and tool use.
  • Speech / Hearing: Constantly, in communicating with coworkers and maintaining safe work environment.

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