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Production Operator Pomona-West Plains - Fully Benefited! $500 sign-on bonus

Location Pomona, Missouri, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000143651

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

What we offer:

*Starting wage is $17.00/hour

(plus $1.00/hour night shift premium and weekend schedule premium if applicable)

*$500 SIGN ON BONUS to be paid out as follows: half upon successful completion of 90 days of employment and half upon successful completion of 180 days of employment

*6% 401k match

*Day one medical, dental, vision, RX (get all starting as low as $33.00/month!)

*HSA with company contribution

*Monthly bonus (possibility of up to 11%)

*10 paid vacation days (prorated first calendar year)

*Paid personal days

*11 paid holidays

*Annual merit increases

*Opportunity for overtime hours

*Education Tuition Assistance


Responsible for all machine operation in the shop area to achieve Safety, Quality, and Production goals. 

Pay and Shift Pattern Details :

*Full-time position starting at $17.00/hour

*Primarily hiring for off shifts, however, there is a possibility for 1st shift 

*Shift patterns are as follows:

3 day work week with 12 hour shifts
1st - 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM (Fri-Sun)
3rd - 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM (Fri-Sun)

4 day work week with 10 hour shifts

1st - 7 AM - 5:30 PM (Mon-Thurs)

3rd – 8:30 PM - 7:00 AM (Mon-Thurs)

5 day work week with 8 hour shifts

1st - 7 AM- 3:30 PM (Mon-Fri)

2nd - 3 PM - 11:30 PM (Mon-Fri)

3rd - 11 PM- 7:30 AM (Sun-Thurs)

Essential Functions and Responsibilities - Duties include but are not limited to the following :

*Work Safely by following HPH Safe Job Procedures and adhering to guidelines

*Meet Quality targets Meet Productivity targets 

*Interface with computer to input Quality and Production data and log Maintenance tickets

*Cross train in multiple areas of the shop (Liner Extrude/Fabric Wrap, Mandrel Return, Spiral Wind, Cover Extrude/Shrink Tape Wrap, Extract/Unwrap, Autoclave, Bobbin Wind/ Deck Strip, Bobbin Repair, Coiling/Reeling, Shipping, Slitter, Forklift, L6, L7) 

*Trained in Forklift and Crane operation

*Adjust and maintain machine settings to achieve Quality and Production needs 

*Submit Continuous Improvement Ideas

*Perform daily 6-S task 

*Sign up for posted overtime

*Perform LOTO procedures and Co-operative maintenance 

*Account for all tools and equipment at the start and end of shift

*Actively participate and communicate in Performance Dialogs

Job Expectations:

*Safety Focus – Works safely and looks out for the safety of others

*Quality Focus – Attention to quality in their own and others work

*Production Focus – Productive and works efficiently, drives productivity with others

*Teamwork – Demonstrated ability to be a team player and to take initiative to develop a spirit of teamwork

*Knowledge of Work Areas – Knowledgeable of all equipment in team area and can trouble shoot problems

*Knowledge of Hose Manufacturing – Ability to understand the interrelationships of HPH processes.  Possesses knowledge of various HPH manufacturing functions and the ability to locate and utilize the necessary information.

*Time Management – Makes effective use of time, budgets time to complete all assignments

*Competency – Ability to handle assignments and overcome problems, can be trusted to do the job right

*Communication – Must be able to effectively communicate to all levels of HPH employees.  Communications must be clear, concise, and non-threatening.  Must be able to listen effectively.

Basic Qualifications :

*Basic skills/knowledge using a computer (intermediate skill set level - capable of functioning independently)

Top candidates will also have :

* Previous experience in manufacturing

* Hose fabrication experience

* Basic skills/knowledge following written work instructions such as standard operating procedures or standard work documents (capable of functioning independently)

Physical Requirements :

*Constant walking/standing on concrete floor up to 12 hours

*Frequent lifting of 25-30 lbs

*Frequent pushing/pulling

*Frequent bending/twisting

Additional Information :

*Work Location:  West Plains, MO

*Relocation assistance is not provided for this position

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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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