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Machine Operator/Fabricator

Posted: 2019-05-08
Status: Full Time
Shift: All Shifts
Location: New London, Wisconsin
Deadline: 2019-07-31

Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

  • Operate fabricating machines such as cutoff saw, roll, brake, press, forming machine, spinning machine and punch to cut, bend and shape all sorts of steel
  • Analyze work orders and read blueprints to determine information such as material to be used and types and sequence of operations to be used for fabrication
  • Report accurate quantities, materials used and time in MD Link
  • Read job specs to determine machine adjustments and material requirements
  • Set stops and guides to specified lengths as indicated by scale, rule or template
  • Position workplace against stops or aligns layout marks with die or blade
  • Push buttons or pedals to activate machine
  • Observe machine operation to detect and prevent work piece defects or machine malfunction
  • Measure work pieces dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation
  • Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust or scale from work piece
  • Perform minor machine maintenance such as oiling machine, dies or work pieces when needed
  • Assist in machine set up
  • Stack, mark, pack and transport finished work pieces
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required.

Qualifications

Education/Experience Required

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1-3 months related experience and/or training
  • Certification in forklift operation. The company will train, following hire, if necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedural manuals
  • Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Apply skills to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form
  • Satisfactorily perform essential duties
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries
  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Calculate figures and amounts and compute rates, ratios and percentages

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Employee must be able to regularly stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Use hands to feel, finger or handle all types of materials
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and occasionally sit, climb or balance
  • Requires regular lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision requirements; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust your focus
  • Detect smells of machine performance malfunctions
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

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