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Riverdale Mills Corp Machine Operator - 1st & 2nd Shift in Northbridge, Massachusetts

The Machine Operator will perform a variety of standard operations to operate a computer-controlled machine to produce welded wire mesh to meet production schedule requirements, meet all quality specifications, perform set-ups, changeovers and assist with routine maintenance. Responsibilities: ? Work from specification sheets, job orders, written and verbal instructions ? Set-up manufacturing process while ensuring the speed and temperature of equipment is in accordance with prescribed levels for various wire size and types ? Determine materials that are necessary as indicated by production specifications and ensure all process tanks are filled to proper levels ? Select correct wire for production run and ensure proper installation; feed wire leader through machine and position for pick up ? Operate equipment, making temperature, speed and product adjustments to equipment as needed to maintain quality and quantity control during processing ? Perform minor maintenance and general upkeep of line equipment ? Correct cause of improper processing ? Report serious problems to the maintenance department or supervisor ? Ensure that all products are properly tagged ? Use skimming/drowsing tools in performing those operations ? Use Uni-shear or splice tools during training or while assisting, use hand tools for equipment adjustments ? Use various hand and electrical power tools, micrometer, plug gauge, supplies and equipment to perform job ? Maintain necessary records ? Move materials as necessary in the performance of duties or as directed ? Detect and report improper operation of faulty equipment and unusual conditions to the supervisor ? Maintain work area and equipment in clean, safe and orderly condition. Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations along with maintaining quality standards ? Perform other related duties as assigned by manager Requirements: ? High School Diploma required or equivalent with 2-5 years of experience as a machine operator or outstanding mechanical aptitude ? Must be able to work independently ? Must be detail oriented and organized ? Maintain a clean work area. ? Lifting requirements up to approximately 50 lbs. ? Maintain high levels of efficiency and quality ? Good mechanical aptitude Physical Demands: ? On feet for most of shift ? Lifting up to approximately 50 lbs. ? Pushing, pulling, turning, twisting, and bending ? Moving heavy weight material, such as wire mesh rolls ? Repetitive hand motion