Machine Operator

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Basic Job Info

US-IA-Des Moines
Job Type
Degree Required
High School
Begin Date
End Date
Base Pay
Employment Type
Manages Others
Relocation Covered

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY— Machine operators’ primary duties are to operate Class 1 machines. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Class 1 Machines include but are not limited to: Punch Press, Press Brake, Folding Machine, Turret Press, Saw Drill Box, Flat Bed Laser, Kuka Lasers, Tube Bender, Buffing Line, CNC Mill.

WORK ENVIRONMENT— Must be willing and able to work in an environment exposed to elements that can include but are not limited to coolant, dust, mist, elevated noise, and uncontrolled temperatures.


  • Feed the necessary raw materials or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Complete daily machine check sheets and production recording
  • Pay attention to the machine and product to ensure quality and proper operation
  • Ensure quality parts are being produced by making frequent quality checks
  • Sand and deburr parts


  • Ability to read a tape measure, micrometer, protractor, and other inspection tools that may be required
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints
  • Must be quality driven and have good housekeeping habits
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools needed
  • Ability to follow the First Off Green Tag Procedure
  • Communicate effectively with production cell team and forklift drivers

Job Requirements


Education: High School Graduate, GED, or HSDE preferred

Experience: No prior experience necessary

Computer Skills:  Must demonstrate computer literacy

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