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

JOB TITLE:       Lead Machine Operator


EMPLOYEE STATUS:  Non-Exempt, hourly production employee


PURPOSE:  The lead machine operator  is to work cooperatively with supervision and employees within the converting process to maximize efficiency in changeovers and keeping the converting area clean & organized.


AREA OF PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITY:  The primary area of responsibility is within the converting area & production processes at HVO



  • Demonstrated ability to assist machine operators in changeovers to minimize downtime.
  • Remove empty totes from production floor; wipe inside of totes down with alcohol and stage in warehouse for transfer.
  • Responsible for maintaining organization in area of responsibility and keeping work area clean & organized.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and maintain good safety practices at all times.
  • Serve as a role model to demonstrate good work habits and behaviors.
  • Responsible for learning FDA & ISO standards as it relates to HVO's quality systems.
  • Perform non-routine temporary tasks as requested by immediate supervisor.
  • Fill in during machine operator absences and during breaks as directed.
  • Train new operators to run machines.
  • Cross train existing employees on machines.
  • Identify and correct minor machine problems.




  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to accept work assignments in other areas as directed.
  • Perform non-routine tasks as requested by immediate supervisor.
  • Assist with cycle counts as requested.



  • Ability to operate a pallet jack to move material / product to designated areas.
  • Knowledge of production techniques & ability to work with persons with disabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task to meet production demands




  • Able to lift fifty pounds on a regular basis.



  • High School Diploma / GED preferred
Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc.
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

    I agree to ApplicantPro's Applicant Information Use Policy.*
  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share This Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
logo Contact Us Driving Directions Shipping Directions Return to main HVO site