Manufacturing Operator

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Website Web Industries

Sign On Bonus: $1,500

Shift: Monday – Thursday 4pm-2:30am plus 15% hourly wage shift differential

Web Industries Manufacturing Operators are responsible for manufacturing product by following standard work and manufacturing specifications. This position has a key role in meeting our production needs and working as a team with others to operate as efficiently as possible.

Operates Machinery:

  • Set-up machine to machine specifications and best practices to meet production specifications
  • Responsible to convert the correct materials to work order specifications
  • Responsible for execution of trials and recording of results as needed
  • Ensure that quality documents are completed and legible at appropriate stages of production
  • Train Manufacturing Associates using the passport program
  • Continually work towards passport program Manufacturing Operator I completion

Safety and Environmental Compliance:

  • Complies with safety rules and standards
  • Immediately reports any unsafe conditions to the shift supervisor, group lead or manager
  • Reports any concerns of potentially harmful environmental practices to the Shift Supervisor and/or  Management
  • Ensure compliance with standard work and other applicable manufacturing standards
  • Identifies and communicates near misses and safety incidents

Manage Production Schedule:

  • Run any production line as required
  • Support initiatives from other departments; e.g. Quality, Engineering, Customer Care etc
  • Ensure compliance with production schedule and communicate when output targets are not met
  • Support material handling as required
  • Manage downtime effectively (efficient changeovers / start-ups)

Process Improvement, and Maintenance:

  • Support continuous improvement projects to address downtime and inefficiencies
  • Identify and communicate areas for Kaizen or other continuous improvement initiative
  • Maximize through-put and uptime
  • Identify and communicate maintenance issues with the production lines (enter work orders)
  • Troubleshoot machines as required, request support for issues identified


  • Keep passport up to date and obtain sign-offs when competent
  • Train other employees and sign off passports

Visual Factory Goal:

  • Keep the factory “customer ready” at all times
  • Manage all point of use storage systems and ensure they are properly filled
  • Assist in managing all Kanban’s

Employee Ownership Behaviors: Lead by example in demonstrating the following;

  • Dependable: Behaves in a sensible way and does what they say and leads by example
  • Judgement: Uses Good Judgement by considering safety implications, decision making, using KT and other tools to drive sound decisions
  • Can Do Mentality: Is able to step in to situation and mentor how to accomplish task and demonstrates this behavior by using know LEAN, Problem Solving and methodical learned tools
  • Communication Skills: Is a good communicator (verbally, written to be well equipped with the tools to communicate effectively and convey information so that is received and understood
  • Makes Sound Decisions. Able to make purposeful selection from among a set of alternatives in light of a given object
  • Self-Starter. Is able to work cooperatively as a member of a group to achieve a common goal
  • Strong Delegator. Ability to position resources in areas that will be beneficial to production while complying with safety and proper training
  • Team Player. Able to work cooperatively as a member of a group to achieve a common goal and uphold our culture


  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years manufacturing experience
  • Ability to read, write and speak and understand English
  • Ability to read and understand complex work instructions
  • Basic computer/math skills; Word, Excel, Outlook etc
  • Self-Motivated and detail oriented
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to lift 50Ibs to 75Ibs (location dependent)
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Night shift

Supplemental Pay:  Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:  Middlesex, VT 05602: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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