Machine Operator

Alliance, OH 44601, USA Req #1837
Thursday, June 27, 2024
Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial and consumer markets. We are also the largest distributor of tools, equipment and supplies for the tire, wheel, and under- vehicle service industry in the United States. Myers Industries was started in 1933, by Meyer and Louis Myers, as a tire supply storefront in Akron, Ohio. In 1946, the Company began manufacturing plastic and rubber products related to the tire industry for distribution. In 1963, Myers Industries, Inc. was established and grew into a diversified plastics manufacturer and tire repair supply distributor. Since then, Myers Industries has expanded to become a leading polymer manufacturer of material handling containers and distributor of tire repair and retread products for both domestic and international markets. 

Job Overview 

The responsibility of the Machine Operator is to operate molding equipment to produce various molded products to efficiency and quality standards.


Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                         

  • Ensure that all necessary information and tools required for each job are in place before work begins.  
  • Pull and review setup sheets prior to starting a job.  
  • Maintains equipment required for molding machines. 
  • Stages products properly after molding and move to required staging locations. 
  • Complete all assigned projects by the due date. 
  • Review production priorities.  
  • Must meet or exceed all training requirements including those related to ISO standards and attend scheduled shift meetings or other meetings required.  
  • Meets or exceeds production targets. 
  • Produces molded products using various methods designated for the job.  These methods include, but not limited to: 
  • Use of oven controls. 
  • Use of overhead crane. 
  • Use of hand and power tools. 
  • Use of pallet jack. 
  • Use of open flame. 
  • Inspects product for conformance to quality standards



  • 1-2 years’ experience in manufacturing preferred
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to read and write proficiently in English 
  • Ability to use hand and power tools 
  • Ability to operate and maintain industrial equipment 


Working Conditions 

  • Able to work in a hot humid environment for extended periods of time. 
  • This job is in a typical manufacturing environment, to include, but not limited to: 
  • Ovens, torches, and rotating tools 
  • Forklifts and other moving machinery 
  • Loud work environment 


Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to remain stationary with intermediate walking throughout the shift. Frequently lift parts weighing up to 50 pounds alone and parts more than 50 pounds with assistance and must be able to transport these up to 20 feet.   
  • Frequently positions self to maneuver around the parts, materials, and molds. Must be able to operate the hand and tools and write legible.   


Myers Industries, Inc.  is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Alliance, OH 44601, USA