Job Description

Job Title : Machine Operator
Position Type : Full Time (1st Shift)
Location : 1635 Watkins Rd, Columbus, OH 43207

Job Description

A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job better. The ideal candidate should have a willingness to learn and improve. Utilizing, setting up, and operating different automatic and semi-automatic machines used in the production of the company's products. Candidates monitor their work continually to verify accuracy in production. Candidates must be responsible for the overall operation of potentially large-scale machinery including actions such as loading and feeding materials for processing, adjusting settings, performing minor repairs, and continually inspecting products. Candidate will complete job tracking paperwork and enters results into data bases. Additionally, candidate works from process sheets or written/verbal instructions from the Production Manager to perform production tasks. Candidate verifies accuracy of results against specific standards. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers. The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried out smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.


  • Become operationally proficient on machine equipment and meet basic production standards and quality measures
  • Accurately load material into equipment, complete machine set-ups and operate equipment for 8 hours of continuous work
  • Assist the Technical Manger and Production Manager in optimizing the equipment set-ups to maximize productivity and quality
  • Understand and adhere to all internal workflow processes, interdepartmental dependencies, and procedures
  • Develop an understanding of a wide range of production procedures
  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a fresh production cycle
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations (e.g. requires use of protective gear)
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
  • Feed raw material or parts into semi-automated machines
  • Inspect parts with precision measuring tools
  • Periodically test operation of machines for any issues
  • Fix minor mechanical issues that might occur during the shift
  • Perform various workplace hygiene and clean-up duties
  • Demonstrate a strong customer service mindset
  • Check production output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Keep records of approved and defective units for final products
  • Maintain activity logs


  • Education: No High School diploma required
  • Experience in operating machinery with a strong solution driven technical background in manufacturing
  • Basic ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, using the English language
  • Basic math skills (counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication)
  • Basic computer skills; familiar with the keyboard; opening, closing, and saving documents
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds regularly, and team lift to 150 pounds infrequently
  • Familiarity with hand tools and production equipment
  • Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, and twisting over surfaces
  • Willing and able to adhere to all safe grooming requirements necessary for a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to push, pull, grasp, and manipulate equipment by using hands throughout the work hours
  • Exhibit good job performance and behavior as measured through indicators such as teamwork, attendance, quality, and productivity

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
$18.00 to $22.00/hr. 
Available Schedules: 8:00am – 6:00pm Mon-Thu (1/2 hour lunch)

RM Biltrite offers competitive salaries, which includes 401(k) contribution, a benefits package including Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid sick days, Paid holidays, Paid training, and certifications. For immediate consideration for this position, email your resume to or call (614) 859-0651, or visit and click on “JOBS”.

Applicant may be subject to a background check

Pre-employment drug screen is required as a condition of employment.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law