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Machine Operator – 2nd/3rd Shift - Meadows of Dan VA, USA

Position Description

Set up and operate various machines for production of product per customer and work instruction specifications.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Efficiently set up and operate machines for production runs of product.
  • Ensure the proper tooling and computer programs are installed for jobs.
  • Adjust machine feed & speed, change tooling, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
  • Monitor machine during production run and adjust programs as necessary.
  • Calculate machine speed and feed ratio and the size and position of cuts.
  • Use precision measuring instruments and hand tools to verify conformance of finished work pieces to specifications.
  • Prioritize work according to leads instructions.
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and work area.
  • Wear proper PPE while in work areas of the shop.
  • Manage waste responsibly (utilize proper containers, participate in the recycling programs)
  • Promote energy conservation
  • Other duties as assigned to meet departmental and Company objectives.

Knowledge /Skills /Abilities

  • Good mechanical skills.
  • Good shop math skills.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments including micrometers and calipers.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others.

Education / Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous machining experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to life 35 lbs. on occasion.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods – 2 hour periods.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.

EQUIPMENT: Manual lathe/mill; Jet Coat Machine; Gear Face Grinder; Gear Hob Machine; Saw; Sand Blast Machine; Laser Marker; Test Press; Hoist

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