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Utility Operator - 1st Shift

Location: El Cajon, CA, United States
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Mativ is the newly created company through the combination of SWM and Neenah. This is an exciting opportunity for both companies to come together and create a global leader in specialty materials and solutions with approximately $2B in sales generated through our complementary products, innovation capabilities, customers, and attractive end-markets. Together, there is potential to create significant value for our customers, shareholders, and, most importantly, our employees.  Mativ is 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 5,500 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.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Follows all company established methods, policies, rules, practices, and procedures to ensure employee safety, product quality and efficient operations.
  • Cleans parts using a variety of techniques required to meet customer specifications
  • Deburrs, polishes and identify parts
  • Mount parts on revolving spindle or chuck and hold or move tools such as a file, abrasive stone or cloth against work piece
  • Use drill presses, notchers and sanders
  • Clean interior surfaces of holes in tubes
  • Develop, monitor, and maintain input reports, production reports
  • Check quality at start of shift and ensure quality of all products throughout shift.
  • Must be able to use measuring tools to meet specifications
  • Ability to read basic blueprints
  • Package product and assemble kits for shipping

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Attention to detail;
  • Willingness to learn;
  • Team oriented;
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions;
  • Communication skills.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Up to six months related experience or a combination of education and experience. Manufacturing experience preferred

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job the employee must: Be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds; Regularly required to use hands and stand for longs periods of time.

PPE:    Employees are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment including;  safety shoes (steel toe or composite toe, safety glasses, protective gloves when performing certain tasks, hearing protection when required, and other personal protective equipment as required for certain tasks

Work environment:   While performing this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and loud noise areas