Portage Lakes Career Center


Machine Technician – Landmark Plastic



Do you want to work for one of Akron’s Best Employers?


Are you seeking stable employment with a top injection molding and thermoforming manufacturer?


If you answered “yes” to these questions then Landmark Plastic is looking for you!!!!


We are looking for a mechanically inclined Machine Operators to set up, maintain, and operate our Thermoforming Machines/Production machines. You will also be responsible for material handling and packaging duties. You’ll ensure the interminable and efficient running of production. A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job better, so you should have willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers. The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.



Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
Test operation of machines periodically
Fix issues that might occur during the shift
Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
Inspect and Package parts to customers requirements.
Responsible for final output of product.
Maintain production logs as required
Make minor repairs on machines



Proven experience as a Machine Technician or mechanic
Previous experience in plastics in a similar role preferred but not required
Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
Understanding of production procedures
Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals and job orders
Ability to follow instructions
Analytical skills
Attention to detail
Teamwork and communication skills
Physical stamina and strength
High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree or vocational schooling is a plus


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $18.00 per hour


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance



8 hour shift-3 Shifts Available
1st Shift-7am-3pm
2nd Shift 3pm-11pm
3rd Shift-11pm-7am
Weekend availability



Performance Bonus: $200 per week
New Engagement Program: $1,000

Referral Program: $1,000 dollars; $500 at 60 days and $500 at 120 days employment for the new associate and the referrer. Please contact us for more details.


• Advance in your career through our career path program
• Learn new technical skills through our structured training program
• Stable teamwork environment with a focus on continued strength and growth


• Integrity
• Teamwork
• Personal and Professional Development
• Excellence
• Respect



Submit an application online
Fill out a quick online application that will be sent to our HR team. We will contact you for next steps. Even if you aren’t sure what job posting is right for you, fill out an application and we will contact you to see what job best fits with your skill set!


Apply in person
We are actively recruiting! Our applicant lobby is open Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm. You can apply in person by visiting our applicant lobby in the visitor entrance located at 1331 Kelly Ave, Akron Ohio 44306. We will have paper copies of our application ready for you to fill out. Our building is conveniently located on a bus line.



Company Info

Landmark Plastic

1331 Kelly Ave

Akron, Ohio  44306



Who To Contact
Andy Dickson, Human Resource Generalist 

330 319 2714 / adickson@landmarkplastic.com

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