Machine Operator Job Description

A machine operator is a worker who operates a machine, such as an industrial machine, assembly line, or machine tool. They are required to keep a log book or journal in which to record daily observations and to keep records of the maintenance operations performed on a machine.

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Updated on:     
October 24, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Machine Operators to join our team! We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and the opportunity to work with a great company.

Machine Operator Duties:

  • Assist in the performance of duty related to the general maintenance and operation of CNC machines
  • Conduct routine general maintenance on CNC machines
  • Perform routine maintenance on CNC machines
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Maintain and monitor all production machines
  • Perform minor repairs on production machines
  • Perform simple machining operations on production machines

Machine Operator Responsibilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately and meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and work within a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing facility

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Operate CNC machinery to precision tolerances, including adjustments of cutting tools, cutting tool holders, and quills
  • Maintain, manage, and dispose of scrap material
  • Promote safe work practices through employee training and supervision
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and well-lit work area
  • Perform other related duties as required
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Company Name is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is essential to our success. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.