Machine Operator Positions Available (1st Shift) – Portage, WI

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Singapore and China. RTP Company’s engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

RTP Company is starting up a new facility in Portage, Wisconsin in January, 2021, and we’re looking for four Machine Operators for 1st Shift (starting with a 4-day week at 10 hours/day)!

Machine Operators are responsible for the complete set up and operation of thermoplastic extrusion equipment. This includes the set up, start-up, operation, and troubleshooting of machinery to mix, extrude, discharge, or handle materials. It may also include weighing, ensuring proper blending, packaging, examination and other related tasks to ensure adherence to operating, quality, and safety procedures.


  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work process, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Must be able to operate/monitor equipment during operation to ensure quality production
  • Forklift and mechanical experience preferred; must be able to pass a forklift and respirator fit test
  • Must be able to stand for an entire shift and be able to lift up to 60lbs
  • Experience in running multiple pieces of equipment
  • Must have a respectful, positive, and friendly attitude
  • Must be able to work independently but also foster a team environment
  • Must be dependable and have excellent attendance
  • Must be safety-focused
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English and perform basic math

Come join and grow with our RTP Company family and earn top wages in this region!

For immediate consideration please apply online.

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