Lining Technician in Hoopeston, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 11/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hoopeston, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (309) 495-2082

Job Description


The position is responsible for set up, operation and maintenance of various lining machines to ensure the continual and efficient running of production.  The Lining Technician will troubleshoot quality and product issues, perform minor repairs and preventive maintenance, take measurements and record integrity of products produced, and perform daily safety and quality checks. The Lining Technician also monitors box fill and label application and reports or addresses problems immediately. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Resets vision systems at start of shift.
  2. Verifies all material for each line matches Production Schedule.
  3. Uses a variety of tools and techniques to take measurements on sample closures and record data into computer system. 
  4. Performs visual quality checks on closures throughout the shift.
  5. Performs ring liner vacuum checks, vision checks, and checks mold cycle times to ensure quality product.
  6. Monitors control panels and listens to equipment operations to detect jams or malfunctions.  Adjusts machine settings when necessary.
  7. Makes mechanical adjustments and repairs to equipment.
  8. Cleans compound filters.
  9. Empties vision barrels.
  10. Fills compound barrels.
  11. Collects scrap caps and prepares for Re-grind.
  12. Uses air tools and alcohol to clean lines.
  13. Reports daily performance/issues in log books and communicate with oncoming technician any changes, problems or issues with the line(s).
  14. Cleans at least one punch and one cutter per day per line.
  15. Cleans, sweeps, and mops work area as needed.
  16. Follows all safety procedures and completes daily safety check list.
  17. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; displays understanding of how job relates to others.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Communications - Keeps others adequately informed.

Cooperation - Offers assistance and support to co-workers.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values.

Dependability - Takes responsibility for own actions.

Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Six months to two years related experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment.

Skills and Abilities

Mechanical aptitude and problem solving ability required.  Must be able to disassemble and re-assemble precision tooling.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee must regularly ascend and descend stairs/crossovers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and handbooks.  Ability to speak effectively with all team members and supervisors.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- and two-step written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is seasonally exposed to cold and warm environment. The noise level in the work environment is both loud and somewhat quiet.  Hearing protection is required in designated work areas.


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