Machine Operator I – 2nd shift and 3rd shift - $14.50/Hour - Charlotte

Machine Operator I

The Machine Operator I is responsible for the safe control various Level I machines and equipment involved in production. Operate one or more machines to perform simple machine operations on highly repetitive and standardized parts. Responsible for the overall quality and efficiency of the machine and its output.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Observe and follow safety rules as prescribed by the safety policies, including wearing required PPE.
  • Complete an expected amount of work based on time studies in accordance with schedule.
  • Able to operate all necessary equipment in a proficient manner.
  • Operates production machinery in accordance with customer requirements and specifications.
  • Assigned machines may include one or more of the following:
    • Wheel grinders, industrial grinder, press punch, joining machine and cutting machine/s, Manual Micro Hacksaw, Precision Drill, False Tooth Puncher, Two Hand Finger Puncher of all types, among others.
  • Adjust machine setups to maintain finish and tolerance requirements. Produces the required quantity of parts within established specifications and tolerances.
  • Measures finished parts with precision tools, ensuring compliance with function, quality, and cosmetic specifications.
  • Maintains logs and records of units produced including a record of errors resulting in rejected or discarded pieces.
  • Inspects equipment prior to use to ensure proper setup and alignment; performs basic and routine adjustments and maintenance.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly work area and is responsible for the housekeeping of the general area around the machine/s including sweeping the work area and picking up loose items.
  • Under supervision, work procedures and products are subject to check and inspection.
  • Meets with engineers to discuss potential machine problems.
  • 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.

 

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, additional training from trade school preferred.
  • Requires 1 - 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment or other related experience.
  • Must be able to learn and use ERP system as it relates to specific job function such as entering data, printing, and reprinting labels, creating maintenance and repair work orders etc.
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills to interact with employees.
  • Completion of on-the-job training may be substituted for educational requirements.

 

Competencies

  • Excellent communication and follow-up skills
  • Detail and task orientated
  • Continuous improvement/innovation
  • Must be able to read and write English

 

Key Behaviors

  • Are accountable to others
  • Have the courage to challenge the status quo
  • Are honest with co-workers and customers
  • Able to be innovative problem solvers
  • Are engaged team members
  • Add value to the Company
  • Expects excellence of self and others
  • Overserves top customers
  • Understands, simplifies and acts to improve processes

 

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. The phrases "occasionally," "regularly," and "frequently" correspond to the following definitions: "Occasionally" means up to 1/3 of working time, "regularly" means between 1/3 and 2/3 of working time, and "frequently" means 2/3 and more working time.
  • While performing the duties and responsibilities of this position, the employee is occasionally required to walk, use foot/feet to operate machine, use one or both hands to operate tools, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The incumbent will regularly stand, sit and talk and listen and will frequently use hands to finger, handle or touch, reach above shoulders and move from place to place. Specific vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • During the performance of his/her work duties, the incumbent will be required to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds, and will frequently lift up to 25 pounds such as moving parts from material storage and moving parts in and out of work area.

 

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.
  • The employee works in a factory environment and is occasionally exposed to wet, humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals, moving machines and parts. He/she may be exposed to airborne particles and work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment may be loud.
  • The above statement reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation describes and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work that may be inherent in the occupation.

 

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, additional training from trade school preferred.
  • Requires 1 - 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment or other related experience.
  • Must be able to learn and use ERP system as it relates to specific job function such as entering data, printing, and reprinting labels, creating maintenance and repair work orders etc.
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills to interact with employees.
  • Completion of on-the-job training may be substituted for educational requirements.

 

Posted
09/01/2021
Location
Charlotte, NC 28245, US