General Laborer Position Available – Fremont, IN

General Summary
General Laborers are responsible for the set up and operation of equipment that converts textile material into customer products. They ensure the highest quality product at the lowest possible costs while meeting customer specifications and delivery requirements in accordance with Miller Waste Mills’ policies and procedures.

• Sets up, starts and runs all machinery, checking all controls for adherence to operating/safety procedures and ISO standards.
• Weighs ingredients to meet specifications and inserts into machinery.
• Monitors production and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. Troubleshoots equipment and processing issues.
• Examines material visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards.
• May take samples of materials and evaluate against standards according to written instructions
• Labeling incoming and outgoing material.
• Refers issues/problems to Productions Lead or Production Managers for disposition.
• Performs all required machine cleaning.
• Completes and maintains all required system inputs/transactions. Responsible for data integrity.
• Documents work completed as required including logs, data reports, procedures, etc.
• Participates in training, retraining and continual improvement processes and methods.
• Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
• Other duties as assigned.

Physical/Environmental Demands
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and/or hear. Occasionally employee is required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and frequently handle (with mechanical equipment) up to 2000 pounds. Specific vision abilities may require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires the use of safety equipment as dictated by the work area such as
safety glasses and shoes, respirators, face shield, hearing protection, Tyvek suit, gloves, etc. Exposure to noise levels above the OSHA action level may be possible. Proper personal safety equipment is to be used while performing this job as pointed out by plant safety procedures. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to dust and airborne particles. Employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to hazardous materials as defined by the OSHA Hazard Communication standard.

• Must have a positive attitude
• Dependable
• Excellent attendance
• Strong work ethic
• Works well with others
• Safety awareness
• Forklift experience preferred
• Mechanical skills preferred
• Ability to read, write, and speak English
• Some math skills

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer