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Light Press Stretch Operator - 1st and 3rd Shift

Canton, GA

Posted: 08/03/2023 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: Kennesaw626 Pay Rate: $16.80-$20.36

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Promote safety

Utilize proper lifting techniques

Understand weight limitations

Understand E-stop locations and what they control

Know what tools are required and how to use them

Fill out forms properly: specification print sheet, hard card, inspector forms

Understand the production schedule and what order to run

Inspect material for flatness, twist, bow, angle and gap dimensions and know how to calculate each

Know R codes (scrap)

Understand how to read prints

Possess basic knowledge of machines used: casting, roller machine, de-twist, CTS, draw bench, VRF

Know how to reduce handling defects and what defects can happen

Know how to stack orders and label them

Recognize where to place completed material

Communicate with shift change over operator to discuss line up, racks, issues with dimensions and paperwork

Prepare line for the next shift

Other duties as assigned



Minimum Education: HS Diploma or GED

Minimum Experience: None required

Certifications Required: Crane certification; Forklift certification; Lock-out/Tag-out certification; Pallet jack certification (certifications completed during new hire orientation)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Communication Skills: Ability to effectively listen and communicate ideas and thoughts to others; able to assimilate ideas originated by others

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals

Reasoning Skills: Ability to carry out and communicate written and/or oral instructions

Physical Abilities: Required to stand 100% of the time; regularly required to reach with hands and arms; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at any time; handle hot metal and tooling; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Additional Information

Medical/Dental/Vision – excellent plans with low premiums

Life insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance – employer paid

401(k) employer match $1 for $1 up to the first 6%

Profit sharing

PTO/paid vacation

40 hours of anticipated leave per year

Bereavement leave

Paid holidays

Paid lunch and break periods

Uniform services – employer paid

Employee referral bonus

Discretionary bonuses

Employee rewards & recognition

Volunteer PTO

Wellness programs

EAP and onsite services

1:1 financial wellness sessions and education

Tuition reimbursement

Professional development

Opportunities to advance

Your safety is our #1 priority

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