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Machine Operator

Organization: Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Posted: 8/22/2018

Position located in Milwaukee, WI. We will pay relocation assistance for this position for individuals outside the Milwaukee Area!

JOB SUMMARY: Operates machine that produces finished goods. This operator will also be cross trained on various machines within the pen, brush, paint brush, tools, homecare, and other department as appropriate.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Loads and re-loads appropriate raw materials into the proper location on the machine as such are depleted.
2.Creates and produces product.
3.Monitors machine functioning for jamming and quality defects. When machine jams, turns machine off, performs minor clearing to rectify jam. Seeks maintenance assistance if unsuccessful.
4.Requests additional raw materials as needed prior to complete depletion of such materials.
5.Inspects product to ensure it meets quality specifications and standards.
6.Packs finished goods for shipping.
7.Performs other duties as directed.

Qualifications- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•Must be able to effectively load parts into machine and monitor machine functioning.
•Ability to determine when machine is jamming and to perform minor clearing when needed.
•Must have basic math skills.
•Must be able to read and write.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
•Sitting and standing for long periods of time
•Bending, stooping and kneeling.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
•Light to moderate noise levels
•Moderate to low light levels

Compensation and Benefits: Life insurance and a 403B retirement plan with company match.

Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired is an innovative and rapidly growing $100 million company that sells products and services produced and provided by blind and visually impaired employees throughout various federal, state, commercial and retail markets. Our organization is ISO 9001 Quality certified.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job described.

IBVI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Contact: Michele Repischak

Phone: (414) 778-3054

Fax: (414) 778-3386



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