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Lex Products Corporation Machine Operator (Power Ramp) - 2nd shift in Shelton, Connecticut

LEX PRODUCTS 2nd shift Power Ramp Lex Products Corporation is a leading manufacturer of innovative power distribution and control systems for demanding markets, including entertainment, industrial and the military. Lex has an opening in Shelton, CT for a 2nd shift Machine Operator in our PowerRamp department. The Machine Operator\'s primary responsibility is to set up, load/unload, run and maintain machinery appropriately and in compliance with Lexs safety standards. In this way the Machine Operator (PowerRamp) helps Lex meet our customer\'s needs by timely providing quality product per work orders. This position will be located out of our Shelton, CT plant.To learn more, see our website atwww.lexproducts.com. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily including the following:

  • Work with production supervisor to meet daily / weekly / monthly production goals.
  • Handle and assemble polyurethane products.
  • Daily set up, operation and maintenance of PowerRamp equipment.
  • Ensure raw material quantity is on hand to meet production needs and inform supervisor when there are inadequate quantities.
  • Pour product into molds and remove cured product from molds.
  • Monitor the ongoing production process and know how to handle situations as they arise.
  • Use hand tools to eliminate excess material from final product.
  • Inspect product for defects and to ensure final product meets production and quality standards.
  • Correct production defects as possible and report issues to supervisors.
  • Perform tasks while complying with company safety policies.
  • Provide daily production updates to the shop floor manager by entering electronic labor and job order information.
  • Safely store and handle chemicals and waste throughout the production area.
  • Follow OSHA guidelines.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Participate in routine practices and team projects relating to LEAN, 5S, Scrap, Safety, Quality, etc.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Requirements: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • 2+ years of machine operator experience or the equivalent manual work experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED or any other equivalent diploma.
  • 2 or more years of experience working in a production department (Electrical parts experience is preferable).
  • Knowledge of machines and tools including their design, use and maintenance.
  • Ability to manage their time and stay on top of production schedules.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, follow and understand directions in English.
  • Basic math skills and liquid measurement skills.
  • Basic computer data entry skills.
  • Ability to work within production teams.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Experience with manual and electric shop tools needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted throughout the day.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Knowledge of maintaining records for ISO, AS9100, etc. preferred.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists.
  • Effective organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated, effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain data to accomplish company production strategies and goals.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in a fast-paced work environment while meeting production standards.
  • Ability to perform tasks safely.
  • Understanding and experienced in Bills of Materials, routings, cycle count, the function of inventory control and order processing is preferred.

Company Compensati n/Benefits Package: Lex offers a competitive compensation and complete benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) w/match and bonus incentives. Lex Products is a Drug Free / Equal Opportunity Employer Lex is a Federal Contractor / COVID-19 Vaccine Required Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities who can perform the positions essential job functions.