Machine Operator

Bolingbrook, IL

Posted: 12/19/2018 Industry: Higher Skilled Division Pay Rate: 14.00



  1. Perform job task to specific work instructions for operation that is being performed.
  2. Complete daily paperwork (i.e. inspection reports, checklists, timesheets, tagging)
  3. Comply with workshop production schedule.
  4. Meet established productivity goals.
  5. Comply with MFBI safety practices and work instructions.
  6. Be familiar with machines (i.e Fuji or Mori) for machining/turning purposes.
  7. Enter offsets.
  8. Perform quality checks.
  9. Use specialized fixture gages.
  10. Replace tool and inserts.
  11. Use standard measuring equipment.
  12. Must be a responsible person and have a cooperative attitude to assist management in the performance of his/her work.
  13. Keep work areas clean and safe.
  14. Promote continuous improvement.
  15. Stop production to correct quality problems as applicable
  16. Report problems to immediate supervisor
  17. Comply with Lean Manufacturing practices (5S, TPM, Small Group Activities).
  18. Demonstrates average mathematical aptitude



Skill Level 1  

  • Employee starts out in the position learning the basic job responsibilities that they are placed in. Employee will progress to Level 2 only when the supervisor feels that they can qualify in a Skill Level 2 role. If the employee does not demonstrate the necessary skills to be a Machine Operator they will be returned to their existing position. Employee needs basic understanding of quality systems. 0-1 year in position (based upon supervisors discretion)



Skill Level 2 – Operator has the following abilities:

  • Can operate multiple machines. (CNC machines)
  • Start up production on any given machine from a shutdown condition.
  • Work with minimum supervision.
  • Maintain quality and clearly understands customer requirements.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of quality systems.
  • Must maintain a good attendance record.
  • Ability to read and interpret process sheets
  • Willingness to learn and continuously improve
  • Clear understanding of basic metrology
  • Basic knowledge of tool monitoring systems
  • Basic knowledge of change over procedures



Skill Level 3 - Must be a skill level 2 operator and must possess the following qualities and abilities:

  • Can demonstrate operating 80% of the equipment within the plant at an advanced level  
  • Can demonstrate leadership skills and assist or substitute as team leader in his or her cell.
  • Has a very good understanding of machine coordinates and can demonstrate efficient operation
  • Has a clear understanding of robot controls
  • Demonstrates above average continuous improvement at all times.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management & co workers
  • Advanced understanding of quality systems & customer requirements
  • Maintain a great attendance record. (Below 3 points)
  • Advanced understanding of tool monitoring systems
  • Ability to use and accurately read advanced hand measuring equipment
  • Ability to perform basic machine maintenance unsupervised
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of various tool geometries
  • Advanced knowledge of change over procedures
  • Basic understanding of engineering tolerances
  • Knowledge of basic machining and mechanical principles
  • Demonstrates the ability and willingness to train other associates
  • Demonstrates strong mathematical aptitude
  • Demonstrates strong problem solving skills


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Alternative Staffing, Inc.

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