Machine Operator Job

  • Location
    Louisville , Kentucky
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Day Laborer
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Currently seeking a full-time / direct hire Machine Operator for a growing manufacturing/packaging company with a plant location in Louisville, KY. There are multiple openings open due to growth for both day and night shifts. Starting pay depends on experience. Candidates must have a stable and proven track history of previous employment. Responsibilities include:
• Lifts workpiece manually or using hoist and secures workpiece in fixture or loads automatic feeding device.
• Starts machine, engages feed, and observes operation.
• Inspects and measures machined workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
• Moves machine controls and guides to adjust machine.
• Replaces worn machine accessories such as cutting tools or brushes.
• Adds coolant to machine reservoir and turns valve to start flow of coolant.
• Files, sands, or shapes machined parts.
• Cleans machined parts.
• Machines plastics or other nonmetals.
• Tends machines and equipment other than machine tools.
• To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
• Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
• Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
• Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity.
• Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to speak, write and read in English.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Forklift experience preferred.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Forklift Experience
Hourly Position
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Must have reliable transportation
Must be able to pass a drug test.
No relocation services provided.
Required Language: English
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
• Louisville, KY
Required experience:
• Machine Operating Experience
Required language:
• English
• Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Days
• Fully Paid Health Insurance for Employees who work an average of 40+ hours.
• 401K
If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume. For a faster response email a Word version of your resume to our Advanced Manufacturing Recruiter, Kurt Conrad, at Please include ‘Machine Operator’ in the subject line of the e-mail.

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