Machine Operator

Taylor Farms Maryland, Inc - Annapolis Junction, MD

Full-time

We are looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery. You’ll ensure the interminable and efficient running of production. A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job better, so you should have willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers. The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Skills

  • 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

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • manufacturing: 1 year (Required)
  • machine operator: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Shifts:

  • Morning (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • 10 hour shift