Machine Operator in Lancaster, SC at Phillips Staffing

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Machine Operator

Reports to: Production Supervisor Department: Production

Position Overview
Set-up, adjust and operate production machinery to fabricate wire of various metal alloys and diameters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate machinery to produce quality product according to specific “Work Instructions”.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:
•Read work orders/bill of materials to determine product specifications.
•Responsible for quantity and quality to meet efficiency rates.
•Use various types of equipment and machinery.
•Maintain machinery during operation.
•Adjust machinery including changing dies.
•Reporting/communicating machinery issues to supervisor/maintenance.
•Inspect products to ensure product excellence and quality using measuring tools (tape measure/micrometer).
•Obtain all required approvals.
•Label packages.
•Store or place product in designated area.
•Complete all necessary data to ensure production rates are met.
•Record and document all downtime.
•Ensure and observe all safety and housekeeping rules and guidelines, including carrying out daily safety inspections.
•Participate in all assigned training, including monthly health and safety sessions.
•Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
•High school graduate or equivalent
•Ability to read
•Ability to write
•Ability to communicate – verbal and written
•Ability to perform basic math functions with accuracy
•Basic computer skills for data entry purposes
•Dependable and prompt
•Efficient work habits

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
•Ability to lift 20-50 lbs frequently
•Ability to lift up to 70 lbs occasionally
•Continuous standing
•Use of hands and feet to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, controls, press
buttons, levers and pedals
•Bending, twisting and reaching
•Repetitive movement
•Frequent walking
•Wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, ear protection, safety shoes, gloves and any other protective equipment deemed necessary.
•Work indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions
? Work in hot conditions or cold temperatures
? Exposure to sounds and noise levels that can be distracting or uncomfortable
? Exposure to minor cuts or burns
? Exposure to contaminants
? Exposure to hazardous equipment
•Work with others in a group or team