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Manufacturing Machine Operator

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Date: Dec 7, 2022

Location: Stuarts Draft, VA, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Stuarts Draft 


This position assists the Plant in providing Work in Progress and Finished Good material to customers in a timely manner while meeting Safety, Quality, Service, and Cost goals for the Barrier Value Stream.



  • Works toward and acquires the required skills to advance to a minimum of a Level 3 in the Skill Based Pay system.
  • Actively supports the team through commitment to Quality, Service, Cost, and Safety.
  • Actively participate in team meetings and goal setting/accomplishments.
  • Proactive and reactive in 5S.
  • Volunteer services and/or knowledge on team projects and Team Engagement Roles.
  • Ability to use problem solving/lean tools to resolve team issues
  • Ability to become certified on all processes that require certification.
  • Understand and operate under the requirements of a Controlled/Clean Room
  • Safely operate a hand truck to move product
  • Support and practice current policies
  • Regularly uses effective communication skills in giving/receiving feedback to resolve conflict situations.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as instructed by Team Leader.


Essential Functions of the Role**:

Operations and Processes for required training are, but not limited to:

  • Operate and changeover all Extruder lines efficiently
  • Troubleshoot issues with all Extruder lines to maintain OEE
  • Capable of starting up and shutting down Extruder lines while following safety procedures
  • Perform preventive maintenance (PMs) on all Extruder lines Physical Requirements of the Role:
  • Ability to frequently stand, walk, and go up steps
  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to push and pull up a minimum of 500 pounds with a hand truck
  • Ability to occasionally stoop, and crouch and frequently twist
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds above head
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Ability to speak clearly and effectively with team members
  • Sufficient eyesight to read various equipment and gauges along with manual dexterity to perform various functional test on products/materials


Work Experience Requirements:

  • Two years previous Manufacturing experience required.
  • Must be computer literate Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent


Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

  • Good dexterity and mechanical aptitude necessary

Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops,manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, it has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in nearly 80 countries. Hollister is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Firm of John Dickinson Schneider Inc (JDS Inc), a 100 year old company. Hollister is guided by the shared Mission of JDS Inc, to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services. 

Hollister is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 30946

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia