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Shelby Twp Floor

Machine Operator

Pay Fequency Hourly
Job Type Full-Time
Location Shelby Twp., MI


Department: Manufacturing
Reports to: Shift Foreman


To safely and efficiently operate production equipment as required to produce acceptable goods. To monitor and record evaluations of key quality criteria.

Essential Functions

  • Remove finished product from the press and separate from runner when necessary.
  • Inspect product for discrepancy and record results on scrap report.
  • May trim excess material from part by using a knife.
  • Observe the operation of the presses to assure proper functioning and alert the Shift Foreman.
  • Notify any discrepancies to the Shift Foreman and Quality.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain cleanliness and general appearance of the assigned presses, grinders, and workstations.
  • Inspects parts, sort discrepant parts per work instructions. Report and document discrepant materials.
  • Train new operators, cross train on other presses as directed by the foreman.
  • Keep an eye on hopper for low material levels.
  • Alert foreman of equipment malfunctions.
  • Assure that mold does not close on previously molded parts/​runners.
  • Attend assigned meetings.
  • Communicate the status and any changes of the assigned presses to the press operator of the following shift.
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and quality system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process and quality system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Product quality, discrepancy detection and notification.
  • Housekeeping of work station and surrounding area.
  • Accuracy in scrap reports and all other required documentation.
  • Maintain and demonstrate knowledge of safe operating practices.
  • Effectively communicate with all employees.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Simple math.
  • On the job training.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Able to sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to use both hands.
  • Able to read and interpret instructions.

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