A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. The ideal candidate will have a willingness to learn, improve and works well independently as well as part of a team.
The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.
- Set up machines to start a production cycle
- Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
- Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
- Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
- Test operation of machines periodically
- Fix issues that might occur during the shift
- Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
- Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
- Maintain activity logs
- Proven experience as a machine operator
- Understanding of production procedures
- Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
- Experience reading blueprints and use of micrometers and calipers helpful but not mandatory.
- Analytical skills
- Attention to detail
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Physical stamina and strength