As a KEITH Manufacturing Co. Mori Mill Operator (3:15 pm – 1:45 am   Monday – Thursday) on the swing shift, you will be responsible for loading machines, positioning work and inspecting completed parts.  The ideal candidate will have a steady hand and keen attention to detail.

Essential Functions

  • Load machine, position work, and set-up the job
  • Perform hand operations such as filing, deburring, cleaning, disk grinding, etc.
  • Able to read and follow specified layouts and prints, 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
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Maintain a “customer first” mindset for productivity and quality
  • Maintain 6S in the 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 communicating with Leads about any operating concerns
  • Able to operate other machinery in the area when necessary
  • Able to empty chip bins or fill coolant for other operators when necessary

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience preferred but not necessary
  • Able to read a tape measure, pressure gauge, level and square
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions as well as the ability to work independently
  • Able to drive a forklift
  • Able to use calipers, bore gauges, micrometers and other measuring tools
  • May be required to pass employer performance tests
  • Be at least 18 years of age

Working Conditions

  • Works in a Machine Shop
  • Exposed to liquid and airborne coolant
  • Exposure to continual noise daily from machines

Equipment/Machinery Used

  • Various machinery
  • Calipers, bore gauges, micrometers and other measuring tools
  • Forklift

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


This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by management to perform other duties.  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.