Production Operator

Production Operator – 1st shift
A. Schulman, Inc., – Chicago, IL


The position of Production Operator includes multiple tasks that ultimately provide Good Manufacturing Practices and on time delivery to the customer. The individual must be able to communicate production status, communicate problems to proper personnel and understand how it affects other aspects of the operation.


Comply with all safety requirements resulting in zero safety violations. This includes participating in all safety related activities such as safety talks, behavioral based safety observations, audits, etc.

Follows standard operating procedures for all assigned tasks

Monitor machine parameters and resolve processing problems.

Performs all standard QC tests as required

Operates all equipment/processes with little supervision

Generates customer certifications as required

Performs accurate data entry as required

Performs equipment maintenance tasks (PM’S, Troubleshoot, repair, etc.), where applicable.

Maintains accurate production documentation as required

Maintain a clean work environment including the silo pad and blender areas ensuring that there are no pellets or debris on the floor or machines and all tools and equipment are in the proper location and storage units

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.

Math and communication skills.

Properly follow written and verbal instructions.

Ability to work proactively and support other personnel and departments.

Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management

The ability to multitask

Maintain good attendance habits missing minimal work

Ability to work in a manufacturing environment

Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Teamwork Orientation.

Time Management.

Performance Management.

Results Driven.

High school diploma/G.E.D or equivalent, preferred but not required


A Schulman



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