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Machine Operator - Nights

Posted On: 08/04/2019

QUANTITATIVE DATA: Continuous lifting, moving, standing, and handling of production materials and equipment. Must have the capability of lifting up to 55 lbs. intermittently throughout the shift. Sufficient manual dexterity to operate machine properly. Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending. Sufficient vision acuity (corrected) to read instructions, operate machines, and visually inspect parts produced.


1. Process orders according to quality work instructions, creating and updating work instructions when necessary.
2. Operate production equipment and perform in process quality inspections.
3. Utilize company software to perform essential functions (ie: clocking in and out of jobs, finding location of material, moving material, etc.)
4. Package and load orders as per shipping instructions on traveler and work instructions, using pallet jack or forklift truck, ensuring proper paperwork accompanies the order.
5. Observe and listen to operation of equipment to diagnose malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs, notify maintenance of any problems that arise.
6. Clean department machines and work area on a daily basis. Work as a team to ensure entire production area is clean and clutter free.
7. Perform duties safely and maintain high level of safety awareness. Follow operation standards and all department policies and company directives.


1. Assist in process improvements.
2. Alert teams leader to conditions that create delays or affect quality of production work in a timely manner.
3. Assists with other projects and tasks as required by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: All candidates must be able to read and write. A mechanical background is helpful. Strong attention to detail is needed. Machine or Press operation experience helpful, but not required.

Night Shift Hours: 4:00pm – 2:30am, Monday – Thursday

BENEFITS: We offer a full benefit package including paid vacation, holidays, $25,000 of life insurance and short term and long term disability benefit. We also offer medical, dental & vision insurance and a 401K retirement plan with a company match of 25% of the 1st 6% the employee contributes.

Interested Candidates should apply on-line at, under About Us - Careers. Or apply in person at Budnick Converting, Inc., 200 Admiral Weinel, Columbia, IL 62236.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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340 Parkway Drive
Columbia, IL 62236

M-F 8am - 4:30pm CST