machine operator

Leonard Lasseter

1125 N. Ruth Ave.

Lakeland, FL 33805

Home (863)682-7987



I have over 25 years of experience in manufacturing-most of it as a machine operator(press operator and process tech).

machine operator/process tech



Niagara Bottling, Groveland FL


production operator, 2013 - 2013


Production operator in charge of blow molder which produced half liter water bottles. Duties included quality checks for bottles, maintaining a supply of preforms to blow molder, and clearing bottle jams at air veyor.


Rita Staffing, Lakeland Florida


temporary-line helper, 2012 - 2013


Line helper at Juice Bowl where duties included clearing bottle jams at chiller, cleaning filters at chiller and cleanups. Line helper at Key Safety Systems where duties include sandblasting cylinder parts, loading cylinder parts at former, and cleanups.


Plastipak Packaging, Plant City Fl


process tech, 2007 - 2011


Process tech in charge of production line. PET department produces plastic water and beverage bottles. Tech is in charge of production of Sidel blow molder, maintenance of Sidel blow molder, looking for and controlling quality issues and recording them in SAP, and helping with issues at air veyor, strappers, and palletizer.


Link Staffing, Plant City Fl


temp at Plastipak Packaging, 2007 - 2007


Dumping preforms, filling voids on finished units at stretch wrapper, and running palletizers.


Florida Tile, Lakeland Fl


press operator, 1992 - 2004


The operator was in charge of hydraulic presses. Tasks include controlling pressing pressures and other adjustments to control lamination, cracks, and other pressing defects. Table adjustments included setting brushes at proper heights and adjusting fettlers to smooth rough edges. The operator was also in charge of the dryer and temperature settings to keep moisture at a minimum.


Union Camp, Lakeland Fl


assist. machine operator, 1991 - 1991


Assistant helped feed corrugated board and assist in setups.


Florida Tile, Lakeland Fl


press operator, 1977 - 1989


Press room operator in charge of presses that produced different shapes of trim ceramic tile. Duties included setup and maintenance of presses, maintaining production rates, and checking greenware for defects( lamination, cracks, and other defects).




H.S. Diploma, 1974


Kathleen Sr. High, Lakeland Fl

  • ID#: 76745
  • Location: Lakeland, FL , 33805

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