The Machine Operator position is an hourly position, and reports to the Shift Supervisor. Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Follows all plant and safety rules and practices. This includes the wearing of personal protective equipment when required.
- Regular attendance is essential.
- Works in a team environment, ensures helpers understand their role, knows what precautions are necessary, where the emergency stop buttons are and how the machine guards operate.
- Has read and understands the task safety analysis for equipment assigned.
- Reviews the work order and retrieves the required JCP (Job Control Plan) and follows the work order instruction to complete the work order form.
- Reviews the JCP requirements and performs setup activities (with help when required) as specified on the JCP and appropriate "machine" work instruction.
- With the assistance of helpers, selects tooling and verifies that it corresponds with the one specified and is not damaged. Installs tooling as specified on the appropriate machine work instructions, making sure all the safety guards and devices are correctly set. Ensures that the machine is locked-out when necessary.
- Runs work orders in the priority set by the shift supervisor(s).
- Ensures that machine guards and all other safety devices are in place.
- Inspects products to ensure they meet specified requirements. Inspections may be 1st and last, in-process and final inspections per applicable job control plan. Inspections are recorded on the work order.
- Product is identified using a label/in-process tag or packaging label depending on the status of the product.
- Non-conforming product must be identified and your supervisor notified. Non-conforming product must be segregated into the non-conforming area.
- Aware of activities in working surroundings and is responsible for keeping the area clean, tidy and safe.
- Reports any unsafe act, condition, accident or injury immediately to supervisor(s).
- Understands and follows the lock-out procedure.
- Gets or requests' materials needed from the material handler/receiving forklift operator, and verifies that the material delivered is correct.
- Attends training, seminars and meetings as required by management.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Other task as assigned by Supervisor
The employee should hold the following abilities:
COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES
- Must have ability to read/write and interpret documents (safety rules, operating/procedure instructions, blueprints)
- Must have ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervision and management
- Must have the ability to do basic mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals)
- Must have the ability to read a tape measure
- Must be able to read
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
The employee must be able to: