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Production Machine Operator


Job Description

Position: Production Machine Operator
Location: Mount Pleasant, SC
Department:  Production
Reporting To: Production Manager
Classification: Temporary; Temporary to Hire

This position directly contributes to the success of Production by mass producing high quality finished product on a day to day basis.   This position requires diversity in skills, technical knowledge, quality output, and efficiency.  Quality, technical knowledge, and efficiency are a tool used to measure this position’s success.  Strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and excellent verbal / written communication skills are a must.  Consistent cleanliness and organization are critical to success in this role.

Qualifications and Responsibilities 

  1. Takes direct input from the Production Scheduler / Production Manager for prioritizing.
  2. Multitask in a deadline driven environment with accuracy.
  3. Operate and achieve superior technical knowledge of ink filling machinery.
  4. Achieve and maintain technical knowledge of inks and products.
  5. Be meticulous in product documentation and cleanliness.
  6. Responsible for all QC of incoming raw materials.
  7. Follow all procedures / process protocols.  Report any issues.
  8. Interpret data and make decisions / adjustments based on the data.
  9. Properly document waste, report waste above MAX levels.
  10. Report equipment malfunctions and take actions to fix.
  11. Report low supply of any raw material immediately.
  12. Keep production areas very clean.
  13. Keep work and work areas neat and organized.

Job Requirements

  1. Physically able to:
    • Stand for long periods of time
    • Lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted
    • Consistently arrive on time
  2. Computer skills required in MS word and Excel
  3. Must be able to work 40 hr week throughout the year
  4. Good math skills including the ability to use the metric system
  5. Ability to weigh product using a digital scale and interpret the data
  6. Achieve and maintain mechanical knowledge of ink filling machinery and operations

Preferred Job Qualifications

  1. Ink Production Environment
  2. Mechanical or Electrical Assembly experience
  3. Quality Control / Assurance experience
  4. CNC Machine experience / Machine Shop experience


About Sawgrass Technologies

Sawgrass Technologies, Inc. is a leading developer of digital printing technologies that allow our customers to customize a vast array of products --- large and small --- including plastics, metals, films, ceramics, and textiles. Sawgrass develops state-of-the-art systems that enable customers around the globe to produce highly customized, high-quality, full-color images. Sawgrass Technologies is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina with additional offices in Sheffield, England.

Sawgrass values the contributions of a diverse workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Sawgrass is also a drug-free work environment.

Application Instructions

  • Please e–mail a cover letter and resume to hr@sawgrassink.com.
  • Reference “Production Machine Operator” in your subject line.
  • Please do not phone; only applications submitted as instructed above will be accepted.
  • Due to the large volume of submissions, Sawgrass Technologies will only be contacting those candidates we are interested in interviewing.