United States, LaGrange, GA, Adhesive Technologies

Machine Operator

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

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The Machine Operator is responsible for the overall performance, safety, quality and light maintenance of the Production process.  The position requires the successful learning and mastery of the labeling, filling and case packing machines.  A successful Machine Operator will be a team player, look for ways to continuously improve self, surroundings and operations.  

  • Manage line performance and priorities related to multiple machines
  • Oversee machine operation to include starting, monitoring and ending production; including reacting to alarms during operation
  • Maintain proper inventory of items needed to keep machine(s) running
  • Coordinate changeovers and adjustments with team and maintenance to identify, troubleshoot and drive improvement
  • Learn and assist maintenance with preventative maintenance on equipment


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 2 years machine operating experience required
  • Ability to repetitively lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to repetitively bend, stoop and crouch
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending on season
  • Ability to operate a computer
  • Schedule is Mon – Fri, 10pm – 6:30am.

The salary for this role is $17.00 - $19.00 (shift differential offered). This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different races, colors, religions, sexes, national origins, disabilities, veteran statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 24060999
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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