Machine Operator

Company Name:

Bihler

Job Type:

Full time; day or night

Description:

This position is responsible for the effective operation, maintenance, and quality of products produced on assigned production equipment. Day and Night positions available with paid Night Differential and Overtime.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  1. Produces parts to customer specifications
    • Understands piece part drawings, measuring parts using the proper inspection equipment
    • Inspection of raw materials entering data, filling out inspection sheets, adjustment sheets, production sheets, inventory sheets
    • Makes adjustment to tooling to keep parts in specification
    • Ensures proper labeling, packaging and palletizing of parts
  1. Produces parts by:
    • Loading coils
    • Setting machine to specifications
    • Operating machine
  1. Utilizes lift truck or overhead crane to load and remove coils
    • Cleans coils
    • Inspects coils for defects
  1. Maintains continuous operation of machines by performing maintenance on machines as required
    • Oils and lubricates machines as necessary
  1. Maintains specifications by:
    • Observing operation
    • Detecting malfunctions
    • Inspecting parts for defects/flaws
    • Measures size of holes, thickness and flatness of material by:
      1. Using micrometer
      2. Flatness indicator
  • Microscope
  1. Hole size gauges
  • Adjusts machines as necessary to keep parts within specifications
  1. Maintains clean parts by:
    • Monitoring levels of fluids in degreaser and still
    • Adds fluids to degreaser when necessary
    • Change fluids in degreaser and still as needed
    • Observes vapor levels to make sure they remain at a safe level
  1. Ensures safety of self and fellow employees by:
    • Following safety procedures when handling chemicals
    • Utilizes protective clothing, glasses, ear protection and respirators as required
    • Observes the lock out/tag out procedure when making adjustments and repairs to machines
  1. Maintains a clean and safe work environment by emptying scrap bin when it is full
    • Emptying waste oil machine
    • Cleaning oil and scraps from floor and work area

Skills & Requirements:

  1. Responsible for supervision of packers
    • Arranges breaks
    • Monitors work to see they are performing properly
    • Keeping their work area clean
    • Keeping their supplies full
  1. Follows company policies and applicable safety procedures
  1. Willingly takes on new tasks
    • Flexible to changes in priorities and scheduling
    • Seeks out work or requests work from supervisor when work is slow
    • Willing to help other employees
  1. Maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality
  1. Packs parts when necessary, or when work is slow
  1. Trains new packers
    • Assists with the training of machine operators
  1. Assists toolmakers as required
  1. Performs other functions as required

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing for 11.5 hours, lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Use metal stamping equipment, material handling, degreasing, packaging, inspection

Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications, Etc.:

  • Minimum two years high school
  • Good math skills, mechanical ability, basic reading and writing.
  • Able to read, write, and speak English
  • Metal stamping or other production related background

About Bihler

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (E.O.E)
  • We require new hire Drug and Alcohol testing
  • We require pre-employment and background checks
  • Competitive compensation, secure employment with benefits, inc. 401K available for the right candidate

Additional Notes:

Follow ALL Safety Procedures

Ensure safety of self and fellow employees by following safety procedures when handling chemicals and:

  • Utilize protective clothing, glasses, ear protection and respirators as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

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