Sample Machine Operator Job Description

Job Description

Founded in 1945, [CompanyX] has grown into an international leader in electrical and power solutions. Our products have helped millions of individuals lead happier, healthier lives—and we’re just getting started. As we prepare to open a new facility, we’re looking to hire an experienced machine operator to help us meet our production goals. The ideal candidate is a team player who’s willing to put in the work to ensure standards of quality and communication.

Objectives of this Role

  • Accurately and efficiently operate complex machinery
  • Meet production fulfillment needs of internal and external customers
  • Maintain high standards of company etiquette and codes of conduct
  • Contribute to a manufacturing process that is safe, efficient, and sanitary

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Verify that safety equipment on machinery is functional prior to operation
  • Follow production instructions, either written or verbal, as necessary
  • Set up and perform minor calibrations on machinery, as needed
  • Operate machinery in a manner that is safe to yourself and others
  • Perform inspections of machinery to ensure efficient operation and production
  • Maintain high quality of products as produced through machinery

Skills and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 1-3 months related experience in a manufacturing setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to read, write, and understand simple instructions
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to use arms and legs, and lift 30 lbs