Production Worker / Machine Operator (3-5 yrs Exp Req) ALL SHIFTS

WPT Corporation - Beaver Dam, KY

Full-time$13 - $14 an hour

WPT Corporation is a family owned and operated non-wovens manufacturer since 2008. We have 2 plants located in Beaver Dam, KY and have several positions available at both locations.

Slitter/Spooler/Winder Operators, Slitter, Saturator, Cardroom Operators, Material Handlers, Lab Tech and Quality Manager.


Learn how to thread and set up slitter.

Splicing out defects.

Ensure cores are cut to specifications.

Doffing, taping, prepackaging, removal of mandrels, edge trim, and placement of roll stickers.

Set up saturator unit.

Assist in threading of production line.

Patrol the production line and monitor for defects.

Open fiber bales, weighing, mixing, and feeding fiber into machine.

Inspect for potential problems.

Take readings on line machinery and record machine settings.

Maintain accurate records of work performed on each shift.

Maintain a clean and safe work environment.


3-5 years experience in manufacturing required.

High School Diploma or GED required.

Read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Ability to calculate percentages, add, subtract, multiply and divide.

Able to stand, walk, perceive distance and distinguish color.

Use hand tools for cleaning and/or scrubbing machinery and floors in work area.

Able to lift 30 to 50 pounds routinely.

Able to regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. Reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.

Able to stand for long periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.

Ability to work in high humidity conditions and excessive heat. Exposure to airborne particles and fumes (in some positions).

Ability to get along well with co-workers.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $14.00 /hour


  • machine operator: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Manufacturing: 3 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Graveyard (Preferred)
  • Evening (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly