Position title
Machine Operator
Employee Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-Time, Union
Reports To: Department Supervisor
Hours: Monday through Friday

1st shift - 7:00am - 3:30pm

2nd shift - 3:30pm - 12:00am

Job Summary

The Machine Operator ensures press operation according to the daily production schedule. S/He has knowledge of basic knowledge of machine operations and ensures production is happening both safely and efficiently.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensures press is prepared and operating safely prior to the start of each shift.
  • Conducts a quality check during pre-run prior to implementing the daily production schedule; ensures transfer arm is working and there are no machine maintenance or tooling issues.
  • Continuously assesses product quality and relays issues to supervisors.
  • Troubleshoots small technical issues as they occur; communicates issues to supervisor, maintenance, and/or tool room as needed.
  • Reviews daily production notes from previous shift; prioritizes and makes schedule adjustments as necessary, communicating to supervisor.
  • Completes production schedule from previous shift as necessary prior to beginning new schedule.
  • Reviews production schedule with Stam Tech, verifies needs, and communicates staffing requirements to supervisor.
  • Works with supervisor to assign staff to press/line positions.
  • Changes machine dies as required for production.
  • Monitors coil loads and notifies lift truck drivers when supply is running low.
  • Trains new employees on machine operations regularly.
  • Packs products directly off the line onto pallets and into boxes.
  • Programs the machine’s computer as needed to meet production goals.
  • Is reliable and punctual in reporting for work as scheduled.
  • Maintains professionalism at all times.
  • Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet production deadlines
  • Resilient with a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and solid work ethic
  • Ability to read a micrometer, tape measure, and calipers
  • Basic math skills required
Education & Experience
  • High school diploma preferred
  • Experience driving a lift truck preferred
  • Experience with tooling, stamping, and transfer systems preferred
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Continuous standing for the entire shift
  • Frequent bending, pushing, and pulling

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of competencies, duties or responsibilities required for this job. Job requirements may change at any time. Employee signature below constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements and essential functions of the position.

Job Location
Cleveland, OH
Date posted
September 7, 2021
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