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Machine Operator - NV

Company: American Highway
Location: Fernley
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY:Operation and setup of automatic or semi-automatic production equipment. The machine operator must adhere to safety guidelines at all times and ensure that final products meet American Highway quality standards. Duties of operator include attention to detail, following instructions, and ensuring the safe running of their facility at all times. The machine operator also need to be able to function well under stress, including times when machines malfunction or other emergencies occur. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up and change over machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
  • Control, adjust and document machine settings (e.g. speed)
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools per Control Plan
  • Test operation of machines periodically
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift
  • Track hourly output to identify machine related issues
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Maintain daily machine activity logs (including down time, quantity produced, scrap, etc)
  • Maintains clean and safe work areas utilizing 5S program within department
  • Follows all policy and safety guidelines within assigned departments.
  • Willing to perform other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Proven experience as a machine operator
    • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
    • Familiarity and basic welding knowledge
    • Understanding of production procedures
    • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
    • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
    • Basic math and analytical skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Teamwork and communication skills
    • Physical stamina and strength
    • Record of good attendance and punctuality. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
      • Minimum of high school diploma or general education degree (GED), technical degree a plus.
      • Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in manufacturing environment PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
        • Requires ability to walk, stand, carry materials, stoop, kneel, bend at waist, and climb ladders and/or equipment.
        • Maximum unassisted lift – 50 lbs. Average lift less than 25 lbs. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
          • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, and chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud and requires hearing protection.
          • Safety shoes and eye protection are also required.
          • Temperature environment 0 degrees to 110 degrees.

Keywords: American Highway, Sparks , Machine Operator - NV, Other , Fernley, Nevada

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