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Operator, Looper Tennessee

Company: Woodbridge
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Woodbridge is a privately-owned company offering innovative material technologies for applications in automotive, commercial, recreational, packaging, healthcare and building products. In addition to manufacturing operations, the company also offers a full array of services including: chemical research and development, product and process engineering, tooling, technical support and accredited laboratory testing. Woodbridge operates more than 50 facilities across 10 countriesemploying over 7,500 teammates and serving more than 600 customers worldwide.

Job Grade:

Business Unit: Technical Foam

Hiring Manager: Phillip A Johnson

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The duties of the Looper Operator include, but are not limited to the following:

Obtains written and verbal instructions from lead operator and/or supervisor.
Operates controls and adjusts the alignment of the machine and the thickness to be cut.
Identifies required foam and preps buns of foam for cutting.
Inspects the Looper for any mechanical problems.
Loads core on the wind-up roller to wind roll(s) of foam; Resets and monitors counter.
Observes flow of foam to detect any quality defects, reports it to the shift supervisor and make necessary adjustments.
Notifies the shift supervisor or maintenance of any unusual problems during operation.
Checks daily schedule for errors or any process errors.
Operates the Looper according to established Safety and Environmental procedures.
Completes preventive maintenance as scheduled to ensure safe and proper operating conditions.
Cross training in other positions as required.
Follow all general safety regulations, uses provided safety equipment as required.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance.
Practice and maintain 5s philosophy by maintaining area/equipment clean, well-ordered, and organized.
Promotes teamwork & cooperation through the use of Lean tools, WPS, TWI, Book Club, 5S, TPM, etc., as well as support and promote the participation of Natural Work Teams.
Perform additional duties as assigned by shift supervisor.


Ability to read and interpret documents and training materials such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions as well as procedure manuals. Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills are required
Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
Basic computer skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Mechanical/ skilled trade experience preferred

Education / Experience

Minimum High School graduate or equivalent.

Compensation: Starts at $15 per hour with opportunities for advancement. Woodbridge offers a very affordable comprehensive benefits package. Start your career with us!

Explore your future. Apply today.

Woodbridge is committed to fostering a diverse workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider employment applicants without regard to race, colour, ancestry, creed, place of origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other protected status. Please let us know if you require any special needs requirements. We will do our best to accommodate in accordance with local legislation.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Keywords: Woodbridge, Chattanooga , Operator, Looper Tennessee, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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