2nd & 3rd Shift Machine Operator

Butler-MacDonald, Inc. is an award-winning and well known company within the plastics recycling industry and the demands for our services are flourishing as the plastics industry grows. We are in need of additional associates who can help us maintain that reputation and we hope you will consider joining our team!

Machine Operator

2nd Shift (3:30 PM – 12:00 AM, Monday through Friday)

3rd Shift (11:30 PM – 8:00 AM, Sunday PM through Friday AM)

Essential Functions

  • Set up and operate both simple and more complex industrial machines to maintain proper throughput rates while keeping work area clean throughout shift.
  • Clean and perform general maintenance on machines and production equipment.
  • Properly complete logs and tracking for production ledgers and quality control.
  • Compute weights competently, using correct gross, tare and net figures.
  • Thoroughly clean boxes, lids and skids prior to using them.
  • Write information on box tickets accurately and legibly.
  • Effectively communicate with other workers.
  • Participate in shift meetings and training sessions.
  • Safely operate industrial material handling equipment such as forklifts and aerial lifts.
  • Keep systems supplied with material via sit down forklift.
  • Retrieve stage and store materials in proper locations while maintaining the cleanliness of the warehouse.
  • Be responsible for company provided tool box and tools.


  • Sit down propane forklift experience desired.
  • Ability to use a calculator, adding machine and industrial scale to perform basic math functions.
  • Ability to push, pull, lift, carry, and move material weighing up to 65 pounds.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including the ability to troubleshoot equipment problems, establish priorities, and work under deadline pressures.
  • Ability to perform focused work with close attention to detail while multi-tasking.
  • Walk, stand, stoop, and bend 80% of the time with or without accommodations.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to express oneself clearly.
  • Very strong work ethic.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and get on and off the forklift multiple times each shift.

Butler Mac Donald offers a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

Health and Life Insurance (Company PAID Health and Life for Associates)

Dental, Vision and Disability Insurance

Paid Time Off

Educational Opportunities and Tuition Assistance

401K Profit Sharing

Butler MacDonald Inc., is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran’s status.

Butler MacDonald is committed to operating a “Drug Free Workplace” per-employment drug testing is required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $19.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Machine Operation: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Required)
  • Overnight Shift (Required)

Work Location: One location