Job: Machine Operator

Title Machine Operator
Categories Manufacturing/Assembly
Salary $9.00/hr
Location Jackson, MS
Job Information

Job Purpose:

Forms product by operating fabricating equipment.


  • Determines sequence of operations by studying blueprints, specifications, and work orders.
  • Prepares machine for production by positioning and securing dies, stops, guides, and turntables.
  • Regulates machining by setting and adjusting controls.
  • Produces parts by locating and marking reference points on work piece with rule, compass, template, etc.; positioning or aligning work piece against stops and guides or with die; operating equipment.
  • Maintains specifications by observing operations; detecting malfunctions; inspecting parts; adjusting controls; replacing dies.
  • Resolves production problems by altering process to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Some heavy lifting up to 50 lbs throughout shift.



  • Manufacturing Quality
  • Controls and Instrumentation
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Mechanical Inspection Tools
  • Decision Making
  • Tooling
  • Safety Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Job Knowledge

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