Machine Operator 1
Value Stream – RFII
Shift: 3:15pm – 1:45am Monday – Thursday
Overtime required

KEITH Manufacturing Co. has the following job opening. If you feel you qualify for the position and would like to apply, please fill out an application on our website at

Job Brief
As a KEITH Manufacturing Co. Machine Operator 1, you will be responsible for maintaining and operating specific machines during machine production; loading and unloading material or parts from the machine; and making minor adjustments to the machine controls.
Essential Functions
• Able to read and follow specified layouts, procedures, and operating charts
• Able to perform repetitive operations on required machinery in the area
• Responsible for checking completed parts to meet KEITH Quality Control standards
• All other duties as assigned
• Self-directed, requiring little or no supervision
• Maintain a “customer first” mindset for productivity and quality
• Maintain 6S in the work area
• Meet agreed upon manufacturing goals on time
• Arrive at work, meetings, appointments, and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled
Peripheral Duties
• Responsible for communication with Leads and CNC Controller regarding setup. controls, or any operating concerns
• May operate other machinery in the area when necessary
Minimum Qualifications
• Previous experience preferred
• May be required to pass employer performance tests
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Able to read a tape measure, pressure gauge, precision measurement tools
• Willing to learn and complete KEITH online training courses
Working Conditions
• Works in a Machine or Fabrication Shop atmosphere
• Exposed daily to continual noise from machines
Equipment/Machinery Used
• Various machinery including CNC Machines, grinder, and forklift
Physical Requirements
• Able to sit or stand for 8 to 10 hours at a time
• Able to lift up to 25 lbs.
Personal Attributes
• Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability and willingness to follow directions
• Self-motivated and directed
• Keen attention to detail
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
• Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by management to perform other tasks. KEITH Manufacturing Co. has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment with KEITH Manufacturing Co. is by mutual consent.