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Aerotek Production Operator in Edwardsville, Kansas

Machine Operator - Edwardsville, KS

Pay Rate $18-20/hr. (plus shift differential)

Job Description & Duties:

Company is hiring Mill Operators to manufacture high-quality printing ink. They will train the right candidates to operate a Mill Machine.

As a Mill/Mixer Operator you will be responsible to:

  • Run batches of ink at proper mill settings.

  • Package finished product in various containers and apply labels

  • Clean and maintain machine to TPM Standards

  • Learn and apply TPM knowledge to daily activities

  • Weigh-Up Batches: Shift auto and manual steps. Follow process order of addition.

  • Mix Batch: Discharge pigment and operate mixer safely; follow and adhere to all INX Mixer SOP's

  • Hockmeyer mill operation: Run and maintain optimum OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) standards

  • Create and maintain a database of all existing formulas including processing times

  • Canning

  • Operate the following: Press out unit, pump filter equipment, and forklift

  • To act as a QC liaison, providing ink samples, making ink adjustments, and recording data

  • Complete scheduled maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures

  • Help with repacks


General production, Machine operating, General labor, production, machine operation, mechanically inclined, batch mixing, Mill

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

6+ months of Production experience

3+ months of operating experience

Mechanical aptitude

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Willingness to learn

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

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.