Machine Operator (2000000X

Organization: Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Posted: 2020/08/05

JOB SUMMARY: Operates machine that produces finished goods. This operator will also be cross trained on various machines within the pen, brush, paint brush, tools, homecare, and other department as appropriate.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Loads and re-loads appropriate raw materials into the proper location on the machine as such are depleted.
Creates and produces product.
Monitors machine functioning for jamming and quality defects. When machine jams, turns machine off, performs minor clearing to rectify jam. Seeks maintenance assistance if unsuccessful.
Requests additional raw materials as needed prior to complete depletion of such materials.
Inspects product to ensure it meets quality specifications and standards.
Packs finished goods for shipping.
Performs other duties as directed.
Qualifications- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Must be able to effectively load parts into machine and monitor machine functioning.
Ability to determine when machine is jamming and to perform minor clearing when needed.
Basic math skills are essential.
Must be able to read and write. 
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Sitting and standing for long periods of time
Bending, stooping and kneeling
Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

Light to moderate noise levels
Moderate to low light levels
IBVI is committed to maximizing employment opportunities for the blind and visually impaired. Blind and visually impaired individuals will be given hiring priority. We are required to fill certain positions with legally blind individuals. 

Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a leading manufacturer, supplier and distributor of industrial office supplies, office furniture, customized kitting and promotional products.  We are looking for amazing people to join our team! Recognized globally as an industry leader in workplace accessibility, we are dedicated to employing a diverse workforce. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job described.

IBVI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Name: Michele Repischak

Phone Number: 414-778-3054