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Manufacturing Operator

  • Location: Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Salary: 21-23 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Start Date: 2021-11-24
  • Job Ref: 21-25951
Job Responsibilities
 Location builds products that separate gases naturally present in the atmosphere and purifies them into oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and various rare gases. Our Manufacturing Group is searching for a Manufacturing Operator. This Operator will be working within our Manufacturing Group on a variety of shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd). The Operator will
report directly to the Manufacturing Supervisor.

Our business utilizes Lean Manufacturing principles and tools and this role provides an opportunity to learn these processes and contribute to our continuous improvement programs.

Duties and Responsibilities
-Set-up, operate and maintain production equipment
-Follow specifications, job orders, work instructions, recipes and procedures to produce specific products according to our ISO 9001:2015 quality system
-Install fixtures, tooling and other parts for production machine setup to produce products using a variety of materials, according to work orders and specifications
-Align and adjust machine settings, and synchronize speeds on sections of machine to deliver material and construct product
-Activate machinery and equipment, adjust set points to control machine functions, and observe operation of machine and product to detect and diagnose cause of faulty operation; report malfunctions to supervision or work leader
-Operate equipment in all areas of the plant, performing tasks required to build the product and prepare it for shipment worldwide
-Keep machinery and equipment clean, replace worn parts and perform preventive maintenance as required
-Record product information on data sheets or computer database to complete work order
-Move material to work area and load into machine for processing
-Inspect product, setup and adjust manufacturing equipment:
-Inspect incoming materials and parts from warehouse as per inspection procedures as needed
-Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions
-Route product samples for quality control inspection according to procedure
-Monitor gauges, dials and other indicators to ensure that equipment operations conforms to production or process standards
-Support the training or cross-training of operators that are new to the work area
-Meet or exceed the Company's safety and environmental standards:
-Become fully trained and follow all safety procedures for the operation and use of equipment
-Maintain a clean and organized work area
-Assure proper disposal of waste materials
-Contribute actively to safety improvement programs
-Comply with all Company policies including safety, operating procedures, quality, attendance and proper on the job conduct

Required Qualifications
-High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
-Fluency in English, verbal and written
-Good hands-on mechanical ability with a general knowledge of machines and tools
-General knowledge of computer operation in an industrial environment
-Self starter who can manage workloads with minimum supervision

Preferred Qualifications
-Associates degree in Engineering Technology
-Military technical training

Additional Information
Physical Requirements
-Lift up to 50 pounds of materials, supplies, tools, fixtures and equipment from floor to elevated positions
-Reach and manipulate controls on equipment
-Perform work activities above ground level
-Perform work activities with production chemicals, adhesives and epoxies, using required personal protective equipment
-Occasionally perform outdoor work activities in all weather conditions
-Operate forklift and other material moving equipment
-Perform job duties at all times of the day within plant operation

Working conditions
The Site is expected to be a 24/7 operation. Most work cells are indoors. Some work is out in the weather. Most areas are climate controlled. The majority of an Operator's work is conducted while standing.