Operate machines and equipment used in the manufacturing of products and will work with other employees to effectively meet or exceed expectations for product quality and production rates.
Machine Operators must have a basic knowledge of how to set up, operate and maintain manufacturing machinery and equipment.
Machine Operators must obtain a basic knowledge of visual and dimensional inspection techniques
- Operate machinery and equipment used in the manufacture of products
- Read and follow operating manuals, maintenance instructions and procedures.
- Load component materials into product specific tools.
- Follow established documentation for product manufacturing.
- Receive customer supplied and/or purchased materials, including proper labeling, handling and movement of materials and paperwork.
- Document all work performed on inspection reports and customer travelers/work orders and receiving/shipping documents.
- Maintain the segregation of conforming vs. non-conforming product.
- Prepare packages and paperwork for product/materials being shipped.
- Performs in-process inspection of all parts and/or assemblies in accordance with the requirements stated in the work order or as otherwise stated on drawings or work instructions.
- Performs visual inspection both unaided and using microscopes.
- Performs various dimensional inspection using specific dies or gauges, or dimensional inspection systems and micrometers.
- Provides direction within the manufacturing cell to other Machine Operators assigned to assist them.
- Ability to perform basic manufacturing set up tasks.
- Performs additional duties as required under the direction of the Manufacturing Manager, Assistant Manufacturing Manager, and Manufacturing Supervisor.
Environmental Working Conditions:
Employee must comply with all safety policies and safe work procedures established by the company. Job tasks may also involve:
- Using personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, goggles, gloves, and other equipment as established in company policies and safe work procedures.
- Working with cutting & machining fluids, solvents, lubricants and other hazardous chemicals using appropriate safety controls.
- Lifting up to 50 pounds.
- Frequent carrying, bending, standing, sitting, and repetitive motion.
Employee will be expected to attend safety training, serve on the facility safety committee and participate in hazard analysis and resolution.
- A minimum of 1 year experience operating machinery and equipment in a manufacturing environment preferred.
- Ability to learn how to read drawings and blueprints with a limited ability to interpret information.