Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.
  • Waynesville, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Detal, and Retirement Plans Also, PTO and Paid Holidays

JOB TITLE: Machine Operator-Tier 1

EMPLOYEE STATUS: Non-Exempt, hourly

PURPOSE: The associate in this position is able to learn all the technical competencies necessary to operate production equipment, is able to read and understand part specifications, and enters productivity and run conditions into our system.



1) Demonstrated ability to set up and operate machine in converting area.

2) Visually inspects product for deficiencies and ensures product is within specification.

3) Effectively communicates material and equipment concerns to leadership

4) Maintains accurate production records.

5) Performs daily operator maintenance and maintains a clean and organized workspace.

6) Communicates continuous improvement suggestions to leadership

7) Practices good safety habits and understands HVO safety rules & regulations.

8) Becomes familiar with relevant FDA and ISO standards.

9) Possess computer skills for clocking information into time module & relevant job related tasks

10) Assist in non-routine temporary tasks needed in the department.


1) Demonstrates Satisfactory Attendance

2) Demonstrate Good Documentation Practices

3) Associate should consistently meet or exceed productivity targets with acceptable quality

4) Understand all relevant safety and company guidelines related to position

5) Advancement criteria is provided in next tier job description


1) Serve as a role model to demonstrate good work habits and behaviors

2) Practice proper gowning procedures and acceptable hygiene.

3) Completes recommended training as requested.


1) Understands relevant policies, procedures, and/or work instructions

2) Is able to read and understand specifications

3) Demonstrates logical thought to maintain accurate records & multi-task

4) Demonstrates awareness of lockout - tagout process

5) Effective & open communication both verbally and written

6) Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others in organization

7) Treats unexpected circumstances as an opportunity to learn.


1) Ability to interact, respect and work with individuals with disabilities

2) Possess computer skills for clocking information into time module & relevant job related tasks.

3) Knowledge of mechanical equipment including ability to read & do basic math functions and understand English.


1) Ability to lift & position (with assistance) 85-pounds for changeovers depending on the machine being operated.

2) Demonstrated ability to concentrate closely both mentally and visually for sustained periods of time on repetitive tasks.


High School Diploma / GED preferred or proven work experience in a related field.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Thursday: 5:00am - 3:30pm; Required Overtime As Needed is Required.

Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.
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