Job Posting

Priefert Manufacturing

Machine Operator
Description:
Position consists of but not limited to,stacking material,tooling setups,operating forklift and overhead crane,operating a variety of machines. Ability to maintain safe work ethic in a hazardous environment of machines. Involves starting and stopping work orders efficiently. Hours and shifts may vary
Responsibilities:
  • Adjust and correct machine set-ups to reduce thicknesses, reshape products, and eliminate product defects.
  • Monitor machine cycles and mill operation to detect jamming and to ensure that products conform to specifications.
  • Examine, inspect, and measure raw materials and finished products to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Read rolling orders, blueprints, and mill schedules to determine setup specifications, work sequences, product dimensions, and installation procedures.
  • Manipulate controls and observe dial indicators in order to monitor, adjust, and regulate speeds of machine mechanisms.
  • Start operation of rolling and milling machines to flatten, temper, form, and reduce sheet metal sections and to produce steel strips.
  • Set distance points between rolls, guides, meters, and stops, according to specifications.
  • Thread or feed sheets or rods through rolling mechanisms, or start and control mechanisms that automatically feed steel into rollers.
  • Position, align, and secure arbors, spindles, coils, mandrels, dies, and slitting knives.
  • Direct and train other workers to change rolls, operate mill equipment, and remove coils and cobbles, and band and load material.
  • Manually lifting, pushing, pulling, and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular predictable attendance.
  • Must be 25 years old or older.
Essential Abilities:
  • The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • The ability to see details at a distance.
  • The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work on more than one task at a time
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing conditions
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work effectively with fellow employees
  • Ability to perform repetitive work
  • Ability to climb stairs
Compensation/Benefits
  • Health/Dental/Life/STD-LTD/Accident
  • Vacation/Sick/Paid Holidays/401 (k)
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