Utility Operator (Machine Operator)
SUMMARY: Operates production machines such as saws, presses, drills, and other hand and/or powered equipment in the manufacture of connectors by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Pushes buttons, interrupts electrical eyes and/or depresses pedal to activate machine.
Verifies safety equipment on machine and/or equipment is functional before starting the job.
Works from operation sheets, prints, written work instructions and/or verbal instructions as necessary.
Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction.
Measures workpiece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
May flatten, pierce, stamp, drill, or chamfer work pieces.
May remove burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpieces.
Assembles and/or sorts workpieces.
Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or workpieces.
Reports job operations/activities on daily labor ticket and count slips.
Is responsible for the quality of product produced from operations they perform.
Cleans work station as required at end of the job assignment or shift.
Performs other related work as required.