• Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Type: Contract to Hire
  • Job #12073

Position Title: Production Operator 
Pay Range: $18.30/hr
Must be open to all shifts. (A, B, C and D)
Schedule is 3 days on 4 days off then 4 days on 3 days off
Weekends: Depending on production
Contract or direct hire: contract to hire – 3 months
Drug screen/background:
Drug test – 10 panel and mouth swab for THC
Background – State/National 7 years

Benefits: (Start the day you are hired in)

  • Medical
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • 401k Match

Job description: 

  • Comply with all 5 core/5 life requirements and JSPs
  • Review and follow all SOPs for processes
  • Ensure that quality objectives are met
  • Operate extrusion equipment
  • Report and review any unusual conditions with the KPS Leader, Quality representative, or other appropriate personnel
  • Maintain department 5S condition
  • Report on production results and department measurables
  • Actively work to correct any unsafe conditions
  • Implement improvement plans
  • Participate on EIT’s
  • Complete Preventive maintenance (PM) tasks as assigned
  • Participate in problem-solving activities within teams for improvements
  • Use KPS tools to drive safety, quality, and productivity improvement


  • A high school diploma is required
  • Post high school education is a plus
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience operating industrial equipment
  • Ability to operate a forklift and other mobile equipment


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