We are looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery. You’ll ensure the interminable and efficient running of production. A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job better, so you should have willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers. The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.

Responsibilities

  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
  • Lead a small team of 3-4 people
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
  • Test operation of machines periodically
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Maintain activity logs

Skills

  • Proven experience as a machine operator
  • Hands on leadership “no supervisor”
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Leadership: 3 years (Required)
  • machine operator: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical start time:

Typical end time:

Machines Operated:

  • Hydraulic press and wood milling machines

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely: