Position Description

Operator 4 - FQH
Location PA - McElhattan
Employment Duration Full time
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First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.

Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. We are seeking an experienced Operator 4 for our First Quality Hygienic, Inc. located in McElhattan, PA. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Observes all safety rules and uses the proper safety equipment at all times.

  • Follows necessary GMP, FDA, and ISO regulations/guidelines.

  • Maintains quality standards for the product.

  • Ensures the proper raw materials are in place and covered when not in use.

  • Keeps the machine and the surrounding area clean.

  • Assists maintenance personnel as required.

  • Completes all necessary paperwork properly.

  • Operates assigned machine competently and productively.

  • Follows instructions of the group lead and supervisors.

  • Performs other duties as necessary when directed to do so.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Fundamental knowledge of a computer or willingness to learn.

  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to communicate orally and written.

  • Ability to multi-task; operate machine, perform quality checks, correct machine faults and complete paperwork.

  • Ability to operate the electric pallet lifts.

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Manufacturing experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent standing/walking during 8-hour shift.

  • Occasional bending, climbing, kneeling, and reaching overhead throughout shift.

  • Occasional pushing and pulling with arms and legs throughout shift.

  • Frequent lifting or carrying of boxes weighing up to 10 pounds.

  • Occasional lifting or carrying of boxes weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Frequent repetitive use of hands and occasional repetitive use of foot control.

  • Frequent light grasping and occasional firm grasping with hands throughout shift.

  • Operation of forklift may be required.

  • Daily sweeping and organizing floor and work area.

Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!


First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations.  As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.


First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.

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