Machine Operator Encoder - Secure Perso - 1st Shift
Valid USA

Downers Grove, Illinois

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Valid USA is a secure, make-it-happen partner. We are a global company with a market capitalization of more than $1 billion and 6,000 associates worldwide. Our job is to ensure every solution is seamless and secure - whether it's for big data, payment cards, government issued identification, mobile financial services or highly targeted direct marketing campaign management. Our website is

Valid has an outstanding opportunity for a 1st shift Machine Encoder Operator based in our Downers Grove manufacturing plant in the Secure Personalization department. The hours are 6:00 am-2:30 pm Monday through Friday with occasional overtime.

What will you do?

  • Prepare, supply, and operate the machine during the production process and monitor relevant stages to ensure that products are manufactured according to established parameters.
  • Understand the entire range of functions as well as the operating sequence of the machine.
  • Load materials on the machine in the order they are to be placed on the table.
  • Read job specifications and previous run data (if available) to determine machine parameters and material.
  • Prior to performing maintenance on the machine, insure proper Lockout/Tag-out procedures have been followed.
  • Meet or exceed prescribed job standards for line speeds, scrap and set-up times.
  • Load and unload stock.
  • Maintain department inventory and supplies.
  • Report any necessary maintenance to the Maintenance Department.
  • Work cooperatively with the Quality Assurance department to ensure products meet specifications.
  • Ensure required documentation / data is completed accurately and timely.
  • Participate in on-going training opportunities and support a continuous quality improvement environment.
  • Verify material conformance to specifications, using measuring devices such as micrometers tape measures and/or calipers.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area and equipment.
  • Verify that guards at pinch points and potential burn areas are present before operating the machine.Perform proper and thorough inspections.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) policies and procedures.Take immediate action to correct safety and security issues.
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; follows manufacturer's instructions; troubleshoots malfunctions.
What are we looking for?
  • Requires eyesight correctable to 20/20 to operate equipment.Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens. Requires normal color perception.
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English.
  • Ability to focus and perform precision hand movements when operating a machine.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds regularly, able to work around machinery.
  • Ability to work independently with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to reason through problems involving set-up and operation.
  • Positive attitude and must be willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Must be willing to participate in our drug test and background check process
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen prior to employment
What we offer:
  • Benefits are effective on the 1st of the month following date of hire and include a choice of 4 medical plan options under the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance, 401(K), 2 weeks of vacation and 6 additional days of paid time off and paid holidays.

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