Website Tanbark Molded Fiber Products

Manufactures sustainable packaging

At Tanbark Molded Fiber Products, customer satisfaction and the efficiency with which we deliver leading-edge products and support to those we serve is paramount. We’re proud to set the bar for production standards and practices in the molded-fiber industry. To help us continue our growth, we’re seeking an experienced machine operator to be responsible for ensuring safe and reliable operation of our industrial manufacturing process equipment.

About the Company: 

Tanbark Molded Fiber is a startup that was founded in 2022 with a mission to help provide alternatives to plastic packaging. Tanbark manufactures Type 3 Molded Fiber, which is a sustainable alternative to rigid single use plastics in packaging.   If you are passionate about environmental sustainability, working in a supportive and collaborative culture, and want to be a part of a growing start up, this opportunity would be a great fit. 


About the Opportunity:

We are looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate production machinery. A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers. The goal will be to ensure that production procedures are carried out safely and effectively to maximize equipment uptime and product quality. 

The role will be an opportunity to be a part of a fast paced environment with autonomy to help assist with the scaling of a large manufacturing facility. The role will require effective communication skills and the ability to adapt to an ever changing environment. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Set up, operate, monitor and adjust production related equipment to assure safe equipment operation and product quality
-Control and adjust machine settings (flow, temperature, speed, etc.)
-Maintain activity logs
-Visually inspect product and verify product weight to ensure quality standards
-Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
-Loading of raw materials to the production lines
-Transport raw materials and finished product from one place to another
-Communicate with co-workers to ensure efficient production and deadlines are met
-Assist with corrective measures to resolve machine issues that might occur during the shift
-Equipment changeovers
-Collaborate with Director of Operations on operating processes and issues
-Assist with training and onboarding additional operators as we scale
-Other responsibilities as assigned by Management


-High school diploma/GED
-Proven experience in manufacturing, as a machine operator preferred
-Working knowledge of diverse production equipment and machinery 
-Understanding of production procedures and safety regulations 
-Analytical skills
-Sharp attention to detail
-Teamwork and communication skills
-Self-driven and hard worker
-Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
-Flexible to work shifts, overtime and weekends as required
-Able to stand for long hours at a time
-Physically able to lift, carry and move up to 50 lbs.


Work Schedule:

1st shift, 4×10 hour shifts


Health insurance
Health savings account
Paid time off

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