Machine Operator

Under the supervision of the Production Machining Supervisor, the Production Machine Operator will insure proper setup and operation of the Production Machine with the purpose of safely producing a quality product to customer specifications.

Job title: Production Machine Operator
Department: Production Machining
Reports to: Production Machining Supervisor
FLSA Status: Hourly

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  1. Machine forgings to print with associated tolerances
  2. Limited understanding of robot interface
  3. Perform visual inspection of forging prior to machining
  4. Inspect product for quality using various measuring tools
  5. Set-up tooling in machine
  6. Routine maintenance of CNC machines; check oil levels, coolant levels and concentration, change filters and monitor overall machine performance
  7. Empty chip bins when necessary
  8. Keep machine and work area neat, clean and organized
  9. Maintain required quantity and quality levels
  10. Follow all safety regulations
  11. Operate Company computer system

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and/Or Experience

Requires a high school diploma or GED. Related manufacturing experience or progressively responsible related experience is preferred. The position requires additional in-house training on special areas as appropriate.

Language Skills

Requires the ability to read and interpret documents such as blue prints, work instructions, employee handbook, and safety regulations. 

Mathematical Skills

Position requires above average math skills and a basic knowledge of trigonometry. The ability to calculate figures and amounts using basic math is required (to include addition and division).

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other qualifications

Requires ability to operate and/or use various tools and equipment to include the Company computer system, cutting tools, measuring instruments, hand air tools and overhead crane. Individual must possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work within a team environment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk, and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach above shoulders; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 60 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near CNC machines and other moving mechanical parts. The employee is often exposed to high heat or hot working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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