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Machine Operator

Flowood, MS

Posted: 05/01/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Skill Trade Job Number: Machine Operator in Flowood, MS Pay Rate: $15/hour+ depending on experience and interview

Job Description

Machine Operator Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • MUST BE ABLE TO READ A TAPE MEASURE TO THE 1/16th
  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
  • Test operation of machines periodically
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Maintain activity logs
  • Proven experience as a machine operator
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus
  • This job is 60+ hours/week, so you must be okay with overtime. The warehouse is not climate controlled, so our perfect candidate will be comfortable in the heat and cold. Candidates can expect to make 50k-60k their first year due to the amount of overtime they will receive. A hair follicle drug test is required for this position, it dates 3 months back.

 

Expected hours:

  • 60 per week

 

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

 

 

Job Requirements

  • MUST BE ABLE TO READ A TAPE MEASURE TO THE 1/16th
  • Proven experience as a machine operator
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus
  • This job is 60+ hours/week, so you must be okay with overtime. The warehouse is not climate controlled, so our perfect candidate will be comfortable in the heat and cold. Candidates can expect to make 50k-60k their first year due to the amount of overtime they will receive. A hair follicle drug test is required for this position, it dates 3 months back.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sarah Beth Ingram
Marketing & Recruiting Account Manager

Meet Sarah Beth Ingram, our Marketing and Recruiting Account Manager at Steadfast Employment! Sarah Beth was one of our earliest hires in February of 2022, and since then, she has played a vital role in shaping our marketing strategy and recruitment efforts. As a Senior Recruiter, Sarah knows the ins and outs of the industry and applies her expertise to the benefit of our team. She's a dynamic spirit, always bubbling with energy and enthusiasm. Sure, she may have a knack for graceful tumbles (we like to poke fun), but Sarah Beth is truly a ray of sunshine and an indispensable member of our crew. We are so grateful to have her on board, and we can't wait to see all the amazing things she'll help us achieve in the future!

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About Flowood, MS

Ready to take the next step in your career? Explore our job opportunities in the vibrant city of Flowood, Mississippi, just a stone's throw away from the state capital, Jackson. Flowood boasts a thriving economy, excellent schools, and a tight-knit community that welcomes newcomers with open arms. Enjoy the lush greenery of the nearby LeFleur's Bluff State Park or catch a game at Trustmark Park, home of the minor league baseball team, the Mississippi Braves. Indulge in Southern cuisine at the renowned local eateries or immerse yourself in the arts at the Mississippi Museum of Art. Come join us in Flowood and discover all the incredible opportunities awaiting you in this charming and dynamic region – your dream job could be just a click away!