Frankfort, IN
Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour

Pro Talent Group is searching for an experienced and detail-oriented Machine Operator candidates for a large client of ours in Frankfort, IN to start immediately! This is a temp-to-hire opportunity on 2nd or 3rd shift.

  • Position: Machine Operator
  • Shift: 2nd and 3rd both available
  • Pay: $17-20/hr. based on experience

Job Summary: Machine Operator

The Machine Operator is responsible for setting up a variety of products on several different size and types of production machines. Accountable for safely meeting daily production goals, quality requirements, and performing preventative maintenance.

Essential Functions: Machine Operator

  • Responsible for meeting daily production and quality goals;
  • Utilize critical measurement devices, such as: micrometers, calipers, optical comparator, and a variety of attribute gauges;
  • Use a Bill of Material (BOM) to identify proper tooling sequence;
  • Set up an operation of each aspect of the machine (i.e., wire draw, header, pointer, roll section, tracks and conveyors);
  • Accountable for performing preventative maintenance on machines;
  • Secure raw material when required;
  • Learn to operate and become proficient on different types of machinery (i.e., Sacma, National, Formax, and Nedschroef);
  • Ensure safety standards are always adhered to;
  • Commitment to Company core values: Teamwork, Responsibility, and Trust;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills & Abilities: Machine Operator

  • Strong mechanical ability;
  • Strong attention to detail as well as troubleshooting ability;
  • Read and understand blueprints;
  • Good math skills; able to interpret metric and standard dimensions;
  • Must be able to retain and apply technical information from machine manuals;
  • Multi-tasking ability;
  • Identify and use several different hand tools;
  • Education: High school diploma or GED. Successfully complete entry level training which will include 40 hours of classroom instruction and up to 180 days job shadowing with a senior operator.

Experience: Machine Operator

  • Previous machine operator experiences preferred;
  • Experience with operating progressive presses a plus;
  • Prior work experience in a manufacturing environment helpful;
  • Working Conditions: Must be able to lift and/or maneuver up to 50+ pounds;
  • Ability to stand for 8+ hours and endure frequent climbing, twisting, and turning;
  • Must be flexible to work OT, including weekends and holidays.