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Versatile Production Machine Operator

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TN - Springfield, TN


We are seeking a highly skilled and adaptable Production Machine Operator to join our dynamic manufacturing team. As a key member of our production floor, you will be responsible for setting up, operating, and maintaining various production machines. The ideal candidate should be proficient in operating a wide range of machinery, be available for flexible schedules, possess a keen eye for detail, demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, and exhibit a commitment to ensuring quality and efficiency in the production process.




In order to be successful in this role you’ll need to be able to handle the following:


Machine Setup and Operation:

  • Set up and configure production machinery based on job requirements and specifications.
  • Operate a variety of production machines, including but not limited to mixers, extruders, multi-axis CNC, standard production support and material handling equipment.

Quality Control:

  • Monitor production output to ensure products meet quality standards and specifications.
  • Conduct regular inspections and adjust machinery as needed to maintain product quality.

Troubleshooting and Maintenance:

  • Identify and resolve issues with production machinery promptly.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks and minor repairs to ensure machines operate efficiently.

Process Optimization:

  • Collaborate with the production and engineering team to identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • As approved, implement changes to enhance productivity, reduce waste, and improve overall efficiency.

Safety Compliance:

  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a secure working environment.
  • Conduct regular safety checks on machines and equipment.
  • Maintain a clean work environment.


  • Maintain accurate records of production activities, machine settings, and maintenance tasks.
  • Provide accurate and detailed reports on machine performance and production metrics.

Team Collaboration:

  • Communicate effectively with team members and supervisors to coordinate production activities.
  • Assist in training new operators and sharing knowledge with the team.

Flexible Scheduling:

  • As necessary, be available for flexible shift scheduling as required by our unique production processes.



  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical or vocational training is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a production machine operator in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Familiarity with a variety of production machinery and tools.
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality control skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.


The role may involve standing for long periods, lifting heavy materials, and operating machinery in a manufacturing environment. Candidates should be physically capable of performing these tasks.

If you are a skilled and adaptable production machine operator looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we invite you to apply and contribute to our commitment to excellence in manufacturing.




Airtech offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation and holidays, and a company funded retirement plan.  We are a family-owned, community focused, global leader founded in 1973. We are the market leader in materials used in the manufacture of high-performance composite parts. Our products are used by the aerospace, automotive, marine, green energy, and recreational sports industries to create cutting edge lighter, stronger, and greener components. Working for Airtech means being part of a global family that believes in long term employment and promoting from within, along with personal and professional development. We put safety first to ensure we can all go home to our families after producing the best quality product in the most efficient way possible.


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Airtech International is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race, religion, creed, color, sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, or sexual orientation), age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.