Production Operator – Muskegon, MI

Paramelt - Muskegon | Operations

Position Summary

Performs a variety of tasks in the manufacturing department. Tasks can be involved in the blending of raw materials, transfer of bulk liquid, operation of manufacturing equipment and systems, and packaging of finished product.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs chemical blending operations and accurately documents all actions completed in the process
  • Understands the operation of various valves and pump systems and safely operates pumps to transfer wax to and from mixing tanks
  • Operates production equipment and packaging lines to produce finished goods according to specifications
  • Operates manual and automatic systems to collect in process batch data and produce finished goods
  • Has a basic knowledge of variable frequency drives (VFD’s) and makes adjustments to control production processes accurately and safely
  • Ability to follow work instructions and complete batch records in accordance with good manufacturing practices (GMP’s)
  • Assist with the training of general laborers and new production operators
  • Adheres to all established company and corporate policies, procedures, and governmental regulations pertaining to plant safety, environmental issues, and quality standards
  • Operates and performs routine maintenance on various manufacturing machinery
  • Performs housekeeping during and at the end of each shift for assigned areas
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Minimum 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred.

Other Qualifications

  • Personal integrity and ability to conduct themselves and their job responsibilities in an ethical and non-discriminatory manner
  • Ability to accurately utilize units of measure: time, temperature, and weight
  • Basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals) and reasoning skills
  • Determination and assertiveness to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Able to perform physical aspects of manufacturing duties such as using hand tools, occasional lifting, bending, climbing, or crawling
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift
  • Able to routinely handle 50 lb. bags of raw materials

Paramelt offer a competitive compensation package.  Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance after 30 days of employment.  We also offer generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and 401k retirement plan with company match.

Join our team!

Apply today to join a global market leading company and contribute to our success in the aerospace, medical and industrial markets. We are a successful and financially stable company with a long-term future of growth. Our customers have come to appreciate our consistently high quality and technically advanced products. We are a company that appreciates our employees and offers a career instead of just a job.

Do you think you fit the profile?  Join our team!