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Machine Operator I



Operate, or tend machines to cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, spot weld, or straighten metal material.

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FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Production Supervisor
Position Supervises: None

  • Operate machine with supervision
  • Learn to change machine settings (programs) to accommodate new work orders;
  • Conduct peel tests, destructive test, and stud test before welding; make necessary adjustments to equipment.
  • Learn to change out and load components to machine
  • Read work orders and production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, and dimensions and tolerances.
  • Mark weld points and positions of components on workpieces, using rules, squares, templates, and scribes if necessary.

  • Basic maintenance inspects parts and communicates with Engineering and Maintenance Department.
  • Layout, fit, or connect parts to be bonded, calculating production measurements as necessary. Mark weld points and positions of components on work pieces, using rules, squares, templates, and scribes if

    Competency Statement(s)
  • Attendance/Attitude - Ability to exhibit a conscious effort to fill ones responsibilities on an hour-by-hour, day-by-day basis. The partner understands the importance of attendance in his/her working relationships with team members and demonstrates an attitude that is conducive to the MiTek’s culture.
  • Team Player/Loyalty – Demonstrate ability to work with others while showing the responsibility, dependability and accountability of what is expected to be a positive contribution to the team and the company while working towards the corporate Vision together.
  • Enthusiastic/Creativity - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task and the ability to approach a need, a task, or an idea from new perspective.
  • Flexibility/ Initiative/Accountability – Ability and willingness to change plans or ideas in order to deliver the highest quality in design, customer service, innovation, manufacturing and distribution of electronics and communications products. Ability to recognize and do what needs to be done before being asked to do it and the ability to hold yourself and others accountable for what is being asked of you.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to create a customer friendly culture by take care of the customers’ needs while following MiTek’s policies and procedures.
  • Autonomy - Ability to work independently and achieve the desired result with minimal supervision or direction.
  • Communication, Written/Oral - Inform partners of telephone calls and/or guests, using AIM, paging, or the telephone. Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to speak read, count, and interpret written information in the English language.
  • Honesty / Integrity/Confidential - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace. Must be able to keep all items HR related confidential – this includes off duty social network wall posts.
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals. Must be able to handle conflict and work through stressful situations in a manner respectful and positive to the partner. Ability to be proactive.
  • Organized - Following a systematic method of performing a task, maintain easy to follow documentation, and ensure all files are accurate and easy to follow.

  • Education
    High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

    Six months to one year related experience



    Computer Skills


    Other Requirements

    ·   Knowledge of machines and hand tools and the ability to use the appropriate one safely.

    ·   Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, and quality control.

    ·   Interpret blue prints as well as receive verbal instructions.

      N O F C
    Physical Abilities
    Reach Outward
    Reach Above Shoulder
    Squat or Kneel
    Lift / Carry
    10 lbs or less
    11 - 20 lbs
    21 - 50 lbs
    51 - 100 lbs
    Over 100 lbs
    Push / Pull
    12 lbs or less
    13 - 25 lbs
    26 - 40 lbs
    41 - 100 lbs
    Other Physical Requirements
    Visual acuity to operate machinery
    Ability to speak effectively via phone/in person
    Ability to hear via phone or in person
    PPE Usage
    Ability to wear PPE as required by position

    N (Not Applicable)Activity is Not Applicable to this occupation.
    O (Occasionally)Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
    F (Frequently)Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
    C (Constantly)Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

    Warehouse setting, loud, varied temperature, and fast paced.

    Mitek has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors, as deemed appropriate.

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