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Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Hendrickson USA, L.L.C Elizabethtown Full-Time
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Area of Accountability:
This position is accountable for the operation of primary and support equipment on a production line in a manufacturing environment operating under TS16949, for the safe daily operation of and the routine maintenance and upkeep of assigned equipment and work areas, and for producing parts that meet pre-determined quality standards within assigned time parameters.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Operates forging presses, machining centers, and support equipment
  • Perform inspection on product utilizing total quality concepts
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment as needed
  • Accurately report daily activities and production data as directed
  • Manage Kanban cards and other media as required
  • Conduct required quality checks using basic measurement equipment
  • Keep work areas clean and free of safety hazards
  • Exercise safe working habits while operating machines
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Area Leader/Coordinator
  • Interact with technical support personnel and support downtime activities

Other Responsibilities:
  • Maintain press dies
  • Develop knowledge of work instructions, FPS, HTES, inspection instructions and other documentation as required
  • Follow proper material tagging procedures
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs such as SMED, Kaizen, 5S and other programs as directed
  • Positively identify that the part matches the blueprint
  • Measure part to ensure part is within tolerance
  • Maintain proper use of hand tools such as impact guns, de bur guns, etc.
  • Perform routine TPM
Hendrickson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Experience With:
  • Forging
  • Presses
  • CNC
  • Machining
  • Lathes
  • Milling Machines
  • Schuler
  • EMAG
  • Fanuc

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. from an accredited school
  • Must pass drug and alcohol screen and remain drug free throughout the term of employment
  • Must be able to pass job fitness evaluation – physical fitness test
  • National Career Readiness Certification preferred
  • Previous forging or machining experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Must be able to read and write legibly
  • Ability to function as an effective team member
  • Ability to follow operation procedures and assess problems and recommend solutions to resolve problems
  • Able to read and understand blueprints and geometric tolerances
  • Ability to perform quality checks using calibrated digital micrometers, Vaneer calipers and go/no go gauges to ensure product is within tolerance
  • Must be able to meet production standards and follow instructions
  • Mechanical aptitude with a demonstrated ability to work in a production environment is preferred
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide whole numbers as well as fractions
  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Minor computer skills requiring data entry into pre-existing forms and spreadsheets
  • Training and evaluation to obtain a license to operate a fork truck

Hendrickson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Primary Location: US-KY-Elizabethtown
Work Locations: 950 N Black Branch Rd Elizabethtown 42701
Job: Production
Organization: Trailer
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

Job : Jul 2, 2019, 11:53:32 AM

Recommended skills

Single Minute Exchange Of Die (Smed)
Kanban Principles
Continuous Improvement Process
Iso/Ts 16949
Mechanical Aptitude


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