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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 work area
  • Meets agreed upon manufacturing goals in a timely manner
  • 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
  • Submerged Arc Welder

Physical Requirements

  • Able to sit or stand for 8 to 10 hours at a time
  • Able to lift 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