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Machine Operator

Posted: 09/12/2022

SUMMARY: Machine operators set-up, operate, and maintain machinery, usually in a manufacturing setting. They are responsible for ensuring the machine produces high quality products, runs smoothly and at capacity, and is properly maintained.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up machinery for operation
  • Start machinery and adjust machinery when necessary to improve performance
  • Operate machinery and equipment according to instructions
  • Troubleshoot issues and perform maintenance
  • Perform quality control, follow reporting and recordkeeping procedures, and report problems to supervisor
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations
  • Clean machinery and maintain cleanliness in work area
  • Reports quantities of parts produced as instructed using a computer.
  • Follows all safety procedures and practices.
  • Follows all safety procedures and practices.
  • Always strive to increase your productivity.
  • Other duties may be required
  • May operate a Water Jet; Foam Cutting Machine; Gerber Paragon Cutter Machine

Other duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.

QUALIFICATIONS

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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A strong sense of dedication to your work. A good work ethic. Detail oriented. Tenaciously work towards daily, monthly & annual department and company goals & objectives. An amenable personality with the ability to self-motivates and works towards a vision or goal. Ability to prioritize. Be able to take direction, both verbally and written. Ability to work with others.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak and read in either English or Spanish.

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 use hands and fingers to handle or feel; talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include good or corrected to 20/20 for close vision, distance vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and 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 in a warehouse or light manufacturing environment. 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 exposed to moving mechanical equipment and an environment and noise level consistent with light industrial manufacturing.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • Previous machine operating is a Plus.
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Understanding of production and plant processes
  • Analytical and numerical skills: ability to perform mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in different units of measurement
  • Computer Skills
  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction

BENEFITS/COMPANY

BENEFITS: OW Lee offers the following benefits to their employees after probation period:

  • Medical options with two different carriers and coverages
  • Vision Plan
  • Dental HMO and Dental PPO Plan
  • All medical deductions are pre-tax.
  • Company pays for a Life & AD& D insurance for $ 15,000 at no cost to the employee.
  • Employee has the option to purchase additional insurance for them and family at low rates.
  • FSA Health Care Plan
  • Vacation
  • Sick Pay
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan

COMPENSATION

Starting at $15-16.00/hr

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