Weld 1st Shift
Sedalia, MO 65301 US
Title Machine Tender Job Code
Department Operations Class I
Status Hourly Non-Exempt
The Machine Tender position operates automatic production machines and equipment that machine, stamp, weld or form production parts, according to specifications and machine operating instructions.
Operators shall be completely capable of controlling the required dimensions by use of such jigs and fixtures as furnished.
The Machine Tender shall be capable of working from drawings and/or blueprints and possess the necessary knowledge of measuring instruments needed.
Performs automated machine operations, material supply fulfillment along with satisfactory performance requirements.
Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures. Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.
Capable of performing said operations to close tolerances and shall inspect the parts for conformity to quality standards as established for the department as a whole. Inspection is to include component defects and operation of all working parts.
Take an active role in caring for the equipment to prevent breakdowns and defects and help increase overall equipment efficiency through 5S, TPM (total productive maintenance), and other Lean Manufacturing initiatives directed by the Sedalia site.
Additional responsibilities include good housekeeping and other assignments as directed by the Supervisor.
The Machine Tender shall be able to work overtime as requested and posted by management.
Dependability & Reliability
Basic computer knowledge
Good manual dexterity
Ability to read instructions represented in manuals, drawings, schematics etc. and follow them with precision
Good understanding of quality control principles
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
Experience and ability in using hand tools
Age 18 years or older
See Human Resources for physical requirements