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Machine Operator

Saginaw, Michigan - Posted on May 25, 2023
Published By Brittany Smith

Now hiring Machine Operators in Saginaw, MI!

Job Description

Trillium Staffing is looking for Machine Operators in Saginaw, MI!

These are temp to hire positions. Pay is $16.50\hr. Machine Operator is to perform routine set-up and operate machinery in sheet metal department.  Machine operations, quality checks and managed according to established work instructions and company standard practices.

Essential Job Functions include:
-Achieve and maintain a minimum competency score of “Machine Operator” and thereafter strive to improve score as outlined in the machine operator skills competency scoring tool.
-Learn and understand the work flow of the department, staging, and delivery of parts.
-Learn and operate computer bar coding software.
-Identify type, finish, and gauge of sheet metal materials.
-Monitor process, materials, and surroundings to detect or assess problems. Perform programming of computer numerical controls (CNC).
-Maintain quality standards as identified in work instructions.
-Conduct tests and inspections of products or processes to evaluate quality and conformance.
-Review work orders and prints to ensure order is complete and work is performed according to specifications.
-Detect and report defective or questionable conditions to department supervisor.
-Apply identification markings.
-Ensure order quantity is correct.
-Maintain established efficiency standards.
-Participate in daily team meetings and data collection activities. Communicate with supervisors and peers.
-Keep machines and work area clean and organized.
-Stage work and deliver completed parts per established work instructions.
-Perform basic preventative maintenance tasks on machines as required per preventative maintenance schedule documents.
-Learn the Engineering Change Request (ECR) process in order to enter change requests, with little to no assistance.
-Serve as an active member of the Business-Focused Team (BFT) and follow all rules and disciples of the BFT process.
-Accommodate short notice schedule changes that are necessary in maintaining on-time deliveries.
-Machine operators should expect schedule changes due to, but not limited to: unplanned machine down- time and absences.

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-Proficient in the use of all hand tools, and auxiliary equipment related to assigned machine
operations. Tools used include, but are not limited to: notcher, pedestal grinder/sander/polisher,
hand grinder, multiple hand tools, inspection gauges and templates.
-High School diploma, preferred
-Reading comprehension sufficient for following work instructions an writing ability to prepare basic production reports
-Mechanical aptitude
-Basic math skills: add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole number
-Ability to use caliper, protractor, gauges, read a scale, and read a tape 1/32”
-Basic computer proficiency sufficient enough to perform functions re machine tasks

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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