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JOB SUMMARY: This is a great position for an experienced machinist who enjoys the challenge and variety of working with multiple machines and staying busy throughout the work day. This machine operator performs both set up and operation of cold form machines to produce automobile parts in a manufacturing plant in a timely manner to meet production deadlines. The ideal candidate will have Machine Operator 3 level experience (complex set up and machine operation), with resume specifying which type of machine(s) he/she has worked on at previous jobs.
- Selects, installs and aligns dies, cutting tools, guides and stops to setup multiple machines.
- Sets controls to synchronize machine actions for various operations on work piece in specified sequence.
- Positions coils of steel wire on payoff roller and feeds it through straightening rolls into feed mechanism.
- Adjusts settings of dies on controls as required to produce product within specified tolerances and meeting quality standards.
- Starts machine to begin production and observes machine operations for evidence of malfunction and product defects.
- Maintains, oils and cleans machines on a regular basis.
- Drains and cleans oil trays, dumps scrap and maintains a clean and safe work area.
- Ensures all quality and safety documentation is completed.
- Uses scales, micrometers, dial indicators and fixed gauges to check work.
- Work with engineering and/or maintenance to resolve specific machine, tooling and setup problems that may arise.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education - High School Diploma or GED
Experience - Knowledge of how to use common machine tools and gauges, calipers, etc.
Language - Ability to read blueprints, follow quality plans and work instructions, read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and setup procedures, and ability to document accurate information
Math - Ability to perform mathematical functions using whole numbers, decimals and metric system
Reasoning - Ability to troubleshoot and make appropriate adjustments, and to identify and recommend potential improvements
Physical – Requires manual dexterity and strong mechanical inclination. Employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms; required to stand, walk, sit and occasionally to stoop, kneel or crouch; required to lift heavy tooling up to 50 pounds. Possesses visual abilities that include close vision and depth perception.
The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts in a manufacturing plant that is not temperature controlled. Work may involve non-toxic and/or toxic fumes, chemicals, airborne particles, vibrations and heat. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud (hearing protection required).
Human Resource Manager