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Manufacturing Machine Operator - Night Shift

Location: Athens, GA, United States
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Mativ is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Company offers a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. With over 7,500 employees worldwide, we manufacture on four continents and generate sales in more than 100 countries. We offer a wide range of premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible. 

In this role, you are responsible for the safe and efficient operation on machine lines including set up, start up and effective use of line equipment, including auxiliary equipment, tooling changes, monitoring and testing, and production reporting. 

The shift hours are 7:45pm until 8:00am (night shift), but you will train during day hours for first few weeks. 

Set up: 

  • Read and understand schedule, BOM, SOC.
  • Be able to perform all functions of the set up including:
  1. Select proper tooling
  2. Install Tooling
  3. Insure correct resin

Start up: 

  • Position all controls to SOC.
  • Activate Extruder and miscellaneous drives
  • Test initial product
  • Make necessary adjustments
  • Verify product is in spec

Run Production 

  • Package product in accordance with packaging instructions
  • Troubleshoot the process
  • Perform QC test per SOC
  • Store finished product per instructions
  • Validate Process is in Control
  • Correctly Enters Data in Data Collection


  • Identify Tooling damage and wear.
  • Clean and return to stock all used tooling


  • Pinch Points Identification
  • Hazard Material Communication
  • Accident Reporting Procedure
  • Water Hazards
  • E-Stops Identification/awareness
  • Completes necessary housekeeping duties in work area at all times
  • Complies with all OSHA/Company safety requirements.
  • Knowledgeable of location of MSDS, First Aid Supplies, fire extinguishers, exits.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

Additional Skills: 

  • Forklift qualified
  • Understand the Data Collection System
  • Mechanical Background
  • Understands both Metric and English measuring systems and can convert between the two
  • Proficient in the use of calipers, micrometers, rulers
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Read and comprehend English  

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties.