Machine Operator Job Description

Machine Operator Job Description


A Machine Operator job description template to hire for your Production department.

About the Machine Operator position

We are looking for a Machine Operator to help us set up٫ maintain and operate machinery. Your duties will include ensuring the interminable running of production٫ maintaining the level of efficiency and quality٫ and collaborating with co-workers to help your team achieve high level of productivity.

You should be reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards٫ as well as willingness to learn and improve. We also expect you to be a good team player.

Machine Operator responsibilities are:

  • Prepare machines to start a production cycle٫ performing calibration٫ cleaning and other activities
  • Monitor and properly adjust machine settings
  • Supply raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Check parts with precision٫ using appropriate measuring tools
  • Conduct tests to check the operation of machines٫ on a regular basis
  • Troubleshoot issues that might occur during the shift
  • Verify output to detect any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Create and manage records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Create and maintain activity logs
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations

Machine Operator requirements are:

  • 2+ years’ experience of working on a Machine Operator position
  • Significant experience with diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools٫ such as caliper٫ micrometer and so on
  • Excellent understanding of production procedures and good ability to read and implement blueprints٫ schematics and manuals
  • Strong analytical skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional technical degree will be a bonus