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Technical Machine Operator

Technical Machine Operator will be responsible for ensuring the sawing and packing of our products are executed properly with automated machinery by accurately following customer order specifications for shipment and delivery.


Positions available within the Technical Logistics Department: Schelling Saw, Kontra Saw and Packine Operators.  

City: Lexington   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 2044   Department: Production  


Starting Wage Range: $14 - $19/hour with an additional $3 shift differential. 
12 hour roatating swing shift, two weeks day 7am-7pm, two weeks nights 7pm-7am.



  • Operate as a member of a team in the technical logistics department and to ensure that the department is maintained in a clean, tidy and organized condition.
  • Undertake a comprehensive training program to be able to run every aspect of the technical logistics department, to include runners and boards preparation, packing, inspections, banding, fork truck and general warehouse duties.
  • Ensure all safety precautions as detailed in the Health and Safety procedures are recognized and adhered to and that safety equipment is in good order and used at all times.
  • Ensure that the operation and related tasks are conducted in a safe working manner and that any incidents/ accidents and hazards are duly reported.
  • Complete shift reports detailing production, downtime, to include any specific data required relevant to shift.
  • Coordinate with the shift supervisor with regard to the operations and reports of the shift.
  • Observe and comply with the Company Quality Systems as detailed in the Quality Manual.
  • Communicate with the shift supervisor and relevant engineering department as to the condition of the production equipment or problems.
  • And all other duties as required.



  • Must be able to read and write to communicate with other team members.
  • Basic understanding of sensors, pneumatics, mechanics, and automated machinery.
  • Working knowledge of computers.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with tools and machinery.
  • Good organizational skills and good mechanical/electrical aptitude.
  • Possess physical strength and stamina required to stand, walk, climb stairs and lift for long periods of time (can be in indoor or outdoor conditions).
  • Manual dexterity to handle tools and the ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds to perform routine functions.



  • Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision insurance.
  • 401K retirement plan with company match.
  • Paid time off and paid holidays.


Your Contact

Jessica Ostroska, HR

T 336-843-7152


Founded in 1961, EGGER GROUP is a more than $3 billion privately-held, family-owned company comprised of more than 11,000 associates. With 21 production plants worldwide, and the 20th plant that just started production here in Lexington, EGGER is a global leader in the manufacturing of wood-based materials for the furniture and interior design, flooring and building products industries. The company’s extensive and value-added product range, including raw particleboard, laminates, Thermally Fused Laminate (TFL), edge banding and laminate flooring can be found in countless private and public spaces worldwide.

Nearest Major Market: Lexington