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Machine Operator

Company: KOHLER
Location: Gresham
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Machine Operator
Work Mode: Onsite
Location: Portland, OR (NE)
Shift: Mon-Fri, 6:00am-2:30pm *Saturday overtime available
Status: Full Time Hourly / 40 hours per week
Pay: $18.50 - 20.00, depending on experience
Want to build a career you can be proud of? Kohler Co. is hiring immediately within our Ann Sacks Manufacturing team! We're looking for passionate people to join a culture dedicated to safety and innovation-with opportunities for advancement within our growing global business.

What we offer:
- Market leading benefit package, including:
- 401k plan with company match
- 10+ paid holidays annually
- 2 weeks vacation
- 1 week sick pay
- Work shoe reimbursement ($125 annually)
- Paid Volunteer Hours
- Health insurance with monthly premiums currently as low as $20 per month
- Dental and vision insurance
- Company paid disability and life insurance
- Voluntary benefit options such as identity protection and pet insurance
- Discounts on Kohler products
- Tuition support for advanced education
- Growth and career advancement opportunities

The Job
We are looking for a Machine Operator in Portland's manufacturing facility where our MADE tiles are hand crafted. This position primarily supports our forming/pressing department but will also float to different workstations in the factory as needed.
Specific Responsibilities
- Operate various machines in the production process of raw materials being formed, fired, glazed, inspected, and packed.
- Perform custom cutting of bisque shapes as required.
- Perform sanding and grinding, as necessary.
- Inspect products for quality control.
- Practice and follow all required safety regulations.
- Maintain work area. Keep equipment, tools, and machinery in clean and safe working condition.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor to support meeting factory production goals.
Relationships & Contacts:
Reports to Manufacturing Supervisor. Secondary report to Process Lead.
Organizational relationships:
1. Frequent contact with most manufacturing positions, including sprayers, machine operators, inspectors, and maintenance staff.
2. Occasional contact with Scheduler & Operations Director.


  • 1 year of relevant experience in a manufacturing, production, ceramics, or warehousing environment.
  • 18+ years old
    • Ability to communicate effectively for manufacturing production processes.
    • Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Physical requirements: This position requires frequent standing, walking, bending, and reaching. Regularly lifting of 20 pounds, occasional 50+ pounds.
    • Ability to follow all safety policies and procedures Tofully demonstrate our commitment to the health, safety, and wellbeing of ourassociates, we are requiring all U.S. based team members to be fully vaccinatedagainst COVID-19 as a condition of employment. We believe this pathforward further strengthens our workforce and the future growth and resilienceof our company and community. Individuals with medical conditions orsincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine mayrequest an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

      Why Work at Kohler Co.?
      Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.
      In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!
      About Us
      Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at .
      It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact . Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
      We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

Keywords: KOHLER, Gresham , Machine Operator, Other , Gresham, Oregon

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