Machine Operator at U.S. COTTON in Cleveland, Ohio

Posted in Retail 11 days ago.

Job Description:

Aside from offering competitive starting wages of $15.00/hr and an excellent benefit package that starts on day 1 of employment, US Cotton employees can also enjoy...

  • Retention bonus (up to $2K)
  • Flexible schedules with alternating weekends off (12-hour shifts)
  • Shift premium ($17 an hour for night shift)
  • 401k with competitive employer match
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Begin accruing PTO on your first day of employment: 40 hours of PTO after 6 months of employment
  • Life insurance on Day 1: up to 4x of salary
  • Paid Training
  • Advancement opportunities
Operate multiple machines while maintaining a safe work environment and meeting all production and quality standards.


Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

  • Proven track record of operating multiple machines simultaneously.
  • Ability to run up to, but not limited to, three machines at one time and maintain a constant pace of filling product between machines.
  • Clean all machines as required by department procedures.
  • Perform all necessary quality checks.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and all required documentation.
  • Assist other positions within the department as needed.
  • Follow all safety, machine rules, and procedures.
  • Sort out all defective products before packing.
  • Assure the correct product code/labels are on the box.
  • Correctly pack the product into the proper packaging per the Dispo. Tape boxes neatly and securely.
  • Place boxes on the proper skid with the correct amount of cases per layer and per skid.
  • Wrap all completed skids.
  • Maintain required levels of raw materials at all times for up to eight machines.
  • Set up all the supplies need to begin production.
  • Remove all trash, corrugated, and recycle from the designated section.recycle, and bulk materials.
  • Keep area safe and clean by assisting with sweeping of the designated section.
  • Communicate to Lead of any quality or sealer problems
  • Complete all special projects and/or assignments as directed by the lead or supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail.
  • Adequate English skills as well as basic math skills are required.

  • High School Graduate or GED equivalency required

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment needed with attention to detail.
  • Adequate English skills as well as basic math skills are required.

  • Minor machine troubleshooting/repair

  • This position requires constant standing, walking, and carrying product.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Reports to: Production Supervisor
  • Directly Supervises: None
  • Indirectly Supervises: None

  • Internal: QA Personnel, Maintenance, Human Resources, Supervisors, Production Leads, Cell Leads, and Plant Management
  • External: None