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Machine Operator
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Job Description

This Job is in Rochester Michigan 
Machine Operator                        



            This procedure establishes and outlines duties, responsibilities,        and measures of performance for the Class D Machine Operator position at Lyon Gear and Machine, Inc.


            To operate single function and some multiple function machinery and other tasks within the plant which require minimal experience and job skills.      


            This position is under the direction of and reports to the Shift Foreman or Production Manager.

            This position does communicate and cooperate with all managers and supervisors involved with quality control and manufacturing.



                        A high school graduate or GED equivalent is preferred.

            Licensing or Certification

                        None required.        


                        Machine experience is preferred but not required.

                        Blueprint reading experience and training are beneficial.

            Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

                        Sound verbal and written English communication skills.

                        Personal discipline and basic mechanical skills.

                        Willingness and ability to perform to production and quality


            Physical Demands

                        This position involves the use of hands, fingers, arms, legs,

                        feet, normal and close vision, talking and listening. Standing ,sitting,

                        walking, bending ,stooping, lifting, reaching, and the use of the

                        hands and fingers to feel, handle, and to operate gauges,

                        machinery and equipment.            


            Work is generally indoors on the shop floor.

            Presence on the shop floor may cause exposure to possible

hazardous conditions including, material handling equipment, movement of materials, running machinery, toxic or caustic fumes or liquids, electrical shock, or slippery footing is possible. Proper safety devices are provided by the company and their use is mandatory while in the shop.

            Noise levels may range from moderate to loud.


            This position has no authority to delegate work to others.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ( including but not limited to )

Responsibilities are those things which are to be accomplished with the guidance and input as well as personal effort of this position and are prefaced by "is responsible for " or "assures ".  Duties are associated with actions required to accomplish the responsibilities and are prefaced by action verbs such as " prepares, plans, directs, etc."

            Responsible for the quality and quantity of parts produced at their


            Responsible for compliance with all operator instructions posted

                           at their operation.

            Uses good judgment in day to day problems that arise.

            Willingly accepts additional responsibilities and tasks when


            Completes all assigned paperwork and time accounting

                            documents in an accurate and timely manner.

            Reports any unsafe conditions to management immediately. This

                           includes any condition that effects the safety, quality, or quantity

                           of product produced at Lyon Gear.

            Suggests changes or improvements in methods or processes

                            toward continuous improvement to proper management


            Serves as an active participating member of assigned teams,

                            committees, or groups.

            Practices good housekeeping and safe work habits.

            Maintains a well groomed personal appearance.


            Effectively utilizes time.

            Consistently demonstrates the ability to recognize and deal with


            Personally adheres to employee rules and regulations .

            Maintains cooperative relationships with  managers,

                            supervisors, and all employees.

            Respects the confidentially of Company and customer



The demonstrated ability to produce product in a safe manner, to specification, and at or above the posted production rate, and compliance with standards set forth in this duties list. Performance will be measured by annual comparative reviews of appropriate  reports to be named by the Production Supervisor.

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Manufacturing
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID BHJOB14772_1088
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Machine Operator

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