Machine Operator Associate

  • Siloam Springs, AR
  • industrial

** Due to COVID-19 all interviews are by appointment only. Please call 479-238-8989 to schedule a time. **

 

Job Title:

Machine Operator

 

Pay: $10 – $19/Hr Depending on Experience

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Tends fabricating machines such as cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses, forming machines, spinning machines, and punch; that cut, shape, and bend metal plates, sheets, tubes, and structures by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions:

  • Measure completed work pieces to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gauges, calipers, templates, or rulers.
  • Examine completed work pieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws.
  • Read work orders or production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, or dimensions and tolerances.
  • Load work pieces, materials, or chemical solutions into machines.
  • Set up, operate, or tend machines to saw, cut, shear, slit, weld, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal or other material.
  • Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
  • Install, align, and lock specified punches, dies, cutting blades, or other fixtures in rams or beds of machines, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools.
  • Clean and lubricate machines.
  • Position, align, and secure work pieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds or on dies.
  • Scribe reference lines on work pieces as guides for cutting operations, according to blueprints, templates, sample parts, or specifications.
  • Set blade tensions, heights, and angles to perform prescribed cuts, using wrenches.
  • Adjust ram strokes of presses to specified lengths, using hand tools.
  • Place work pieces on cutting tables, manually or using hoists, cranes, or sledges.
  • Position guides, stops, holding blocks, or other fixtures to secure and direct workpieces, using hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Lubricate work pieces with oil.
  • Replace defective blades or wheels, using hand tools.
  • Mark identifying data on work pieces.
  • Turn controls to set cutting speeds, feed rates, or table angles for specified operations.
  • Plan sequences of operations, applying knowledge of physical properties of workpiece materials.
  • Hand-form, cut, or finish work pieces, using tools such as table saws, hand sledges, or anvils.
  • Grind out burrs or sharp edges, using portable grinders, speed lathes, or polishing jacks.
  • Sharpen dulled blades, using bench grinders, abrasive wheels, or lathes.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Call Us

479-238-8989

Visit Us

916 Highway 412

Siloam Springs, AR 72761

Application Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 4pm

Friday: 8am – noon

** Due to COVID-19 we are on an appointment only basis **

1st Employment is an
Equal Opportunity Employer