Machine Set-up Technician / Operator


Located in Grand Rapids, MI

Salary: $24.00-26.40/HR

Set-up Machine Set-up Technician / Operator Job Summary: A Grand Rapids based packaging company is looking for dependable, reliable, detail oriented candidates that are mechanically minded to set-up, adjust and operate slitting and coating machines.


Set-up Machine Set-up Technician / Operator Responsibilities:

  • Setting-up and aligning equipment and operating machines
  • Mounting dies and securing
  • Cleaning tooling and storing as appropriate
  • Checking for defects and making adjustments as needed
  • Completing paperwork
  • Verifying specified dimensions of product or material
  • Must keep accurate production records
  • Working in a clean room environment 
  • Participate in 5S activities and take corrective action as needed

Many opportunities exist for internal promotion in this growing company.


2nd shift;  2:00 pm - 10:00 pm; overtime as required  (12 hour shifts)
3rd shift; 10:00 pm - 6:00 am;  overtime as required  (12 hour shifts)


Set-up Machine Set-up Technician / Operator Qualifications:

  • Candidates need to have at least two years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Solid experience in machine set-up and adjustment
  • Excellent math and measuring, including fractions/decimals; computation of rates/ratios as needed
  • Mechanical ability
  • Must be able to occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds


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Location: Grand Rapids

Position Type: Full-time, evaluation hire

Pay: $24.00-$26.40/ hour


What Makes Express Employment Professionals Different?

Express Employment Professionals is a local employment agency that has been helping people find great jobs in Grand Rapids since 1996. We focus on helping people find permanent, long term positions at some of the best companies in the area. Every week we are actively working with 130+ companies in the Greater Grand Rapids area.

Express has a wide variety of jobs available, including:

  • Light Industrial
  • Skilled Trades
  • Administrative
  • Professional

Benefits of working with Express:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • 401(K) Savings Plan
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Scholarship programs
  • Free Online Training


For a complete listing of all open positions, visit:


Express Office: Grand Rapids
1760 44th Street Southwest
Suite 10
Grand Rapids, MI 49519
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