Full Time
Shop Floor
Posted 2 years ago

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Dalton Ag Products

602 E. Van Buren
Lenox, IA 50851

Machine Operator operates various fabrication machines and fabricates material to specification, from job orders and document production data.


Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Set-up, adjust, program, calibrate and perform preventative maintenance on fabrication equipment

·         Fabricate materials to specification, from job order and document production data at a level of output that minimizes productions delays

·         Utilize quality checks to ensure all systems are set for correct operational sequencing and to meet product standards

·         Maintain a clean and orderly work area to 5S Standards

·         Understanding of how to use measuring instruments (calipers, protractor, tape measure, steel ruler), read blueprints and operate hand grinder and other hand tools

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Ability to read, write and use basic math skills plus factions and decimals

·         Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to follow precise instructions

·         Will be required to cross-train as back-up in other areas of manufacturing plant

·         Required to have proper and accurate entry into the time and attendance system

·         Other job-related duties may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position

Performance Expectations:

·         Safety, Quality, Accuracy, Timeliness, Reliability and Thoroughness of work performed

·         Gains the trust and respect of the shift supervisor, co-workers, and other employees

·         Develops working knowledge of the production environment and has ability to respond to change

·         Work to Continuously Improve the operations of the Department through Lean activities and Improvement suggestions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·         Prefer at least 6 months of experience working with MIG welding

·         Position requires good mathematical ability and the ability to read and interpret blueprints

·         Positions requires the ability to operate precision measuring devices such as calipers, micrometers, protractors, and tape measure

Working Conditions:

·         Work in a production environment with the risk of injury

·         Safety equipment must be worn when working with equipment in the shop

·        Physical demands occasionally required to site; climb and balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

·        Stand for up to 12 hours per day and occasionally life up to 50 pounds, and pushing up to 75 pounds is required

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