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Machine Operator- 2nd shift

Company: Pearson
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Machine Operator to work 2nd shift in our facility in Cedar Rapids, IA . This position will report directly to the Shift Production Manager, under the direction of the Production Manager or Sr. Machine Coordinator, will be assigned to Department - Scanning Primary Responsibilities: * Efficiently utilizes and operates all production machines in the assigned department when processing standardized tests or reports. * Make operating adjustments to equipment as trained. * Maintain logs and keep records as directed. * Perform tasks involving the lifting and/or loading of materials. * Perform quality checks at each workstation, ensuring compliance with safety practices, as well as proper use and maintenance of equipment. * Trains lower classified Machine Operators by utilizing on-the-job training, project specifications, manuals, and videos while analyzing productivity and quality of work to provide performance feedback to employees. * Train, assign, and monitor the work of Machine Operators, as appropriate. * Support Senior in meeting production schedules by reporting progress on assigned tasks. * Assist Senior in resolving processing issues by utilizing problem solving skills. * Perform routine machine set-up and maintenance troubleshooting and repair as appropriate. * May be required to work varying shift hours depending on business need. * Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications * High School Graduate or equivalent preferred. * 18 months related experience in machine operations is strongly preferred. * 6 months related machine maintenance or documented specialized training is preferred. * Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines. * Experience operating material handling equipment preferred. * Able to produce a high level of quality. * Leadership and training experience preferred. * Knowledge of processing procedures and flows is preferred. Physical Demands and Especial Functions: * Must be able to pull, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. * Must be able to push up to 20 lbs. * Must be able to: stand, bend, squat, reach above and at shoulder level, operate hand and foot controls, fine & gross manipulation, and simple and firm grasping. * Move pallets of material with a pallet jack and push loaded carts weighing up to 650 lbs. * Wear necessary protective clothing and equipment as required. * Occasionally work in situations where extreme caution must be observed. Cross-Training and Additional Job Functions: * During periods when normal assigned work volume is low, may be required to perform other job functions in other departments within the Operations organization. * Employees performing other job functions will receive cross-training to ensure they meet position requirements. * Additional position requirements may include, but are not limited to: * lifting up to 65 lbs. * pushing carts weighing up to 600 lbs. * standing or sitting for extended periods of time. * performing basic computer functions. Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com. Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law. Job: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS Organization: Assessments School Schedule: FULL_TIME Req ID: 1939

Keywords: Pearson, Cedar Rapids , Machine Operator- 2nd shift, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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