Kelly Services Production Set-Up Operator in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Job Description

Temp to Hire opportunity for a Set-Up Operator. This position is located downtown at a manufacturing plant. This position will be responsible for set-up and cycle machines. Repair and maintaining equipment as well as troubleshooting. 2nd Shift or 3rd Shift. May train on one shift and move another after training.

2nd Shift: 2:45 pm - 11:15 pm.

3rd Shift: 10:45pm-7:15am


  • Set-up and cycle machines in a safe and efficient manner

  • Follow proper set-up and cycling procedures as per ISO 9001 and QS 9002 work instructions

  • Troubleshooting on presses, making minor repairs as required

  • Repair and maintain molding guns when required or directed

  • Transport and store molds using forklift

  • Work with maintenance and Quality control to maintain process control

  • Perform minor repairs on molds and machines

  • Identify when major repairs are required on presses and molds and advise supervisor

  • Keep work area, mold storage areas, pre-setup area and equipment areas safe and tidy

  • Complete all paperwork accurately

  • Participate in cross-functional teams and aid in the training of new employees

  • Participation in the 5S program

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent plus post-secondary training in technical courses (eg. hydraulics, pneumatics - minimum 2 related courses)

  • Minimum 2 years related set-up experience

  • Forklift license

  • Excellent mechanical ability and working knowledge of hydraulics & pneumatics

  • Good physical condition and able to do heavy lifting as required.

  • Able to work independently and in a team effort

  • Provide own tools according to list provided

  • An understanding of paperwork required and the ability to complete accurately

  • An understanding of the importance of cycle speeds.

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