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Inteplast Group PTPB-Production Operator in Pittsburg, Kansas

Description/Job Summary

  • PRODUCTION OPERATOR - Openings on all shifts (8 am to 4pm, 4pm to 12am and 12am to 8am) varied days off

  • $13.00 per hour to start

  • Up to $2.00 more per hour for 4pm to 12am and 12am to 8am shifts

  • Step Progression Plans allow for pay increases based upon the ability to learn new tasks.

Operators are responsible for the quality production of trash can liners - on the job training will be provided

  • Ability to make boxes if required, finish in a timely manner, and keep production line properly supplied.

  • Ability to keep color meters filled with the proper material and empties color meter properly when changing colors.

  • Stacks finished goods properly on pallets, places proper protective wrapping for storage, and completes pallet tag before sending to the finished good staging area.

  • Properly ties off a finished pallet of roll stock

  • Recording finished goods produced on each pallet using pallet count sheets

  • Ability to read production schedule. Provides information on what will be produced next on the extruder l

  • Assist in putting up a production extruder line

  • Basics of threading bag machines and separators

  • Basics of ON/OFF switches on bag machine and separator

  • Weigh and record all scrap properly for assigned lines

  • Maintains assigned work area and keeps it clean and orderly.

  • Follows company safety guidelines, policies and procedures. Examples to include:

  • Proper lifting techniques

  • Uses the correct tools for the job i.e. safety knife/protective gloves

  • Shutting down machinery when necessary

  1. Wears all required personal protective equipment; safety shoes, glasses and hearing protection.

  2. Maintains good attendance to work

  3. Attends monthly plant huddle meetings

  4. Assists co-workers when needed

Preferred Skills


  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their uses.

  • Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote safe operations.

  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacturing of goods.

  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic. ( multiplication, division, addition, subtraction and measurements)

  • English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Preferred Education

Experience and Education:

* * Education* - Prefer High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)

  • Experience - Prefer previous work experience with machines in a manufacturing setting.