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Production/Machine Operators

Florim USA

Florim USA

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Company: Florim USA

Industry: Tile Production

Employment Status: Full-Time

Location: On-Site (Clarksville, TN)

Salary Range: $18.70 - $21.70 per hour

About Us:

As the American subsidiary of Florim Group, based in Italy, Florim USA stands as one of the largest and most technologically advanced porcelain facilities in North America.

Situated in Clarksville, TN, our facility is one of the largest floor and wall porcelain tile manufacturing plants on the continent. Since its establishment in 2000, the facility has expanded to span over 1 million square feet of covered space and produces over 100 million square feet of tile annually. Our core principles revolve around product innovation, quality, design, and ecological mindfulness. With numerous global and national environmental accreditations and certifications, Florim USA proudly holds the distinction of being the largest manufacturing facility in the world to achieve the WELL Health and Safety Rating. We prioritize local sourcing by obtaining raw materials within a 500-mile radius of the facility, fostering local independence, and strengthening our manufacturing processes. Distributed under the Mile®stone brand, Florim USA's tile products are showcased in over 2500 stores nationwide.

Florim USA values its customers as the cornerstone of our ongoing success and endeavors to enhance their experience by remaining at the forefront of product innovation in today's intricate market landscape.

We have Multiple DAY & NIGHT SHIFT positions available, each playing a crucial role in the production process. Join us and contribute to the creation of high-quality tile with a leading tile manufacturing company.

Available Positions:

  • Cutting Line Operator

  • Glaze Line Tub Operator


  • Educational Qualification: A high school diploma or GED is required for all positions.

  • Mathematical ability: Proficiency in basic math skills, including decimals and fractions.

  • Mechanical experience: Prior experience in mechanical tasks or machinery operation is a plus.

  • Forklift experience: Previous experience operating forklifts is a plus.

  • Attention to detail: A keen eye for detail is essential for meticulously inspecting product quality.

  • Safety consciousness: Commitment to upholding safety protocols, including wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE) for the duration of the shift, to ensure a safe working environment.

  • Clean-shaven face (cutting line only): In adherence to OSHA guidelines, candidates are required to wear tight-fitting face masks to reduce the risk of silica dust exposure. For the cutting line role, it is imperative to maintain a clean-shaven face to ensure optimal sealing of the masks.

  • Prioritization: Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively to meet production deadlines and goals.

  • Pre-Employment Screening: Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening and background check.


While various departments have specific responsibilities related to their department, common responsibilities for team members will include:

Operational Excellence:

  • Conducting thorough setup and operation inspections of machinery: Performing detailed inspections before and during machinery operation to ensure proper setup and functionality.

  • Monitoring operations and adjusting settings: Monitoring production operations and making necessary adjustments to maintain efficiency.

  • Ensuring product quality: Checking products for quality and adhering to quality standards.

  • Maintaining machinery standards: Ensuring machinery is maintained according to company standards.

Mechanical Maintenance:

  • Performing routine maintenance tasks: Carrying out routine maintenance activities to keep machinery in good condition.

  • Troubleshooting mechanical issues: Identifying and addressing mechanical problems to minimize downtime.

  • Lubricating and cleaning machinery: Applying lubricants and cleaning machinery to prevent wear and tear.

Efficiency and Productivity:

  • Prioritizing tasks and managing time effectively: Organizing tasks and time to maximize productivity.

  • Completing product changes promptly: Swiftly transitioning between product changes to minimize downtime.

  • Efficient loading and unloading operations: Performing loading and unloading tasks efficiently to support production processes.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Recording material transfers: Documenting the movement of materials between different stages of production.

  • Reporting equipment discrepancies: Notifying supervisors of any irregularities or malfunctions in machinery.

Safety Compliance:

  • Adhering to safety regulations: Following safety protocols and regulations to maintain a safe work environment.

  • Wearing required safety equipment: Using appropriate safety gear to protect oneself from workplace hazards.

  • Completing safety training: Participating in safety training sessions to enhance awareness and knowledge.

  • Ensuring a safe workplace environment: Promoting safety practices and maintaining a hazard-free work environment.

    Salary and Benefits:

    Florim USA prioritizes the well-being of both our employees and the environment in which we operate. Our commitment is reflected in our 2-2-3 shift schedule, ensuring a predictable work-life balance for our team members. Competitive starting pay rate ranging from $18.70 to $19.70 per hour, with a Night Shift Differential of $2.00, are offered, aligning with local market standards.

    Upon joining our team, you'll have immediate access to our comprehensive benefits package, which includes:

    • Benefits starting on the Hire Date

    • Free Employee Medical Insurance with Annual Physical

    • Discounted Dental/vision and other insurance packages

    • 401(k) with Company Match

    • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation and 9 Paid Holidays

    • Tuition Assistance (available after one year)

    • Employee Discounts on Tile

    Florim USA provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

    Florim USA is a drug-free workplace. Florim USA actively participates in the Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace Program, underscoring our dedication to compliance with state regulations. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.