Plastics Operator

Roberts PolyPro, based in Charlotte, NC, manufactures plastic packaging handles and components for the world's largest consumer products companies. Roberts converting machines feature modular assembly construction and industrial computer based controls. Roberts PolyPro's unique ability to combine plastic fitments and paperboard in new applications allows them to be packaging design partners for end users and converters alike. Roberts PolyPro is a division of Pro Mach, a leading provider of integrated packaging and processing solutions for over 20,000 customers worldwide. Through multiple brands, Pro Mach provides product packaging and processing equipment, PMMI certified training, installation, parts, and service for primary and secondary packaging, flexible packaging, end-of-line packaging, and identification and tracking. For more information on Pro Mach s brands visit www. ProMachBrands. com.


Roberts PolyPro is seeking a talented and highly motivated plastics line operator who is responsible for the operation of plastic manufacturing production line(s) for the purpose of producing quality products at standard production rates. This position requires the ability to vary prescribed operating conditions as necessary to produce quality products. This position is currently a 12 hour shift and can be day shift or night shift. The operator is responsible for safety, product quality, plant cleanliness and overall efficiency of their assigned area and reports to the Shift Team Leader. Successful candidates must be able to perform the following responsibilities. Ensure that the products produced and shipped conform and meet quality standards and customer specifications. Monitor product standards focusing on quality-control programs. Know, understand and conform to all quality processes for production efforts. Use basic math skills to perform quality control checks. Perform all aspects of the job in a safe manner and observing all safety regulations. Responsible for cleanliness and housekeeping of the production machinery and surrounding area in accordance with 5-S standards. Ensure a clean and safe workplace. Change and load recipe data for the material handling system. Change color, drain system and set let down percentage. Start/shut down a sheet extruder. Adjust extrusion process, speed, bank and pressure settings. Read pressure setting to determine when the screen and breaker plate requires cleaning. Change out hot dies and set die temperatures to profile settings. Set roll stand gap and set the temperatures according to profile. Accept other responsibilities that may be assigned. Communicate issues to Team Leader, Maintenance and/or Management in order to facilitate corrections. Look for opportunities to improve current operations. Able to perform job requirements with minimal supervision. Responsible for documentation pertaining to the shift assignment.



High school graduate/GED Overall knowledge of tools, instruments and standard test equipment and plant processes Ability to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs to production equipment Willing to work 12 hour shifts, days or nights Excellent communication ability to interact with others in a professional manner Energetic and personable demeanor, be self-motivated Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds to move products Flexible and dedicated to doing what it takes to get the job done Ability to partner with employees Valid training certificate to operate fork truck preferred, training is provided Organized and detail-oriented Ability to sample new tools and communicate with Engineering, Tooling, and Quality personnel to assure objectives are achieved. Available to work overtime and weekends as needed. Ability to document all processes related to the molding of a part that is repeatable and understandable


As a Pro Mach employee, you receive more than just a paycheck. Total compensation includes your pay (hourly rate), very comprehensive medical/dental programs as well as life insurance, a generous paid time off program, a retirement savings plan with a company match and a wellness program. There is no waiting period for benefits you are eligible on your first day of employment. Pro Mach utilizes E-Verify to validate employment eligibility of all new hires to work in the United States.

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