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Screw Machine Operator

Position Summary:

2nd shift: Monday – Thursday; 4pm – 2am

The Screw Machine Operator will be cross-trained in a variety of screw machines to support the department operations and fulfillment of company production goals. The Screw Machine Operator will produce machined parts from a variety of metals to required specifications by operating applicable machining equipment.

To apply, fill out the form on this page. Remember to attach your résumé!

Essential Functions:

  1. Produces parts to required specifications by setting and operating conventional lathes, mills and other machinery.
  2. Prepares machine for production including oiling the machine, starting and checking first part for possible defects.
  3. Replaces tooling and makes minor adjustments under necessary supervision.
  4. Ensures stock does not run out during production by inserting bar stock into spindles at end of machine.
  5. Continuously cleans out chips during assigned shift.
  6. Makes quality work using 3-pan system.
  7. Checks parts after and during stock-up.
  8. Makes out tickets that contain part numbers, machine number, operator number and date.
  9. Maintains operational status of machine by monitoring condition of assigned machine and reporting any needed repairs to the Maintenance Mechanic.
  10. Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion, abiding by company rules and safety regulations.
  11. Performs all other duties as assigned.

 Education / Licensure / Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED, trade school certification a plus.
  • 1-3 years of prior Screw Machine operation experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • General computer skills with the ability to use and learn SAP.
  • Ability to interpret geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Basic mathematical knowledge to perform addition and subtraction.
  • Ability to utilize hand tools and have strong mechanical abilities.
  • Proficiency in blueprint reading.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use micrometers and calipers.
  • Must demonstrate safe working habits, the ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment in a culturally diverse workplace.

Working Conditions:
Work is normally performed in a loud manufacturing environment subject to fluctuations in temperature with regular exposure to grease, oil, and heavy machinery.

Physical Demands:
Physical requirements needed to perform the job are eye-hand coordination and bi-manual dexterity sufficient to work with small parts and operate machinery, a normal range of hearing and eyesight to focus on task, the ability to stand for long periods of time, the ability to perform work while bending and/or crouching, and the ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds.

To apply, fill out the form on this page. Remember to attach your résumé!

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