Machine Operator

Alexandria, MN
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Aug 24, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Job Title: Machine Operator Department: Fabrication Reports to: Fabrication Manager FLSA Status: Non-exempt Position Objective:
  • Through the practice of servant leadership; enhance people's lives; operate CNC Machine equipment to safely
    deliver quality, best value products and services, on time, to internal and external customers.

    Primary Responsibilities:
  • Set up and operate CNC Machines to effectively produce quality parts to required specifications
  • Maintain part quality by verifying part to print; observing machining operation to detect malfunctions and need for
    sharpening or replacing worn tools
  • Change tooling, fixtures or jigs as needed to produce part
  • Accurately record data in ERP system to capture part movement and cost
  • Record issues in SharePoint to ensure proper workflow of corrective actions
  • Assist other operators as needed
  • Follow safe work practices and perform housekeeping tasks
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements
  • Recommend and implement up-to-date manufacturing methods to increase productivity and reduce costs
  • Communicate openly, share knowledge, build positive collaboration between departments and team members
  • Support and contributue to department and company metrics
  • Be actively engaged in continuous improvement projects and culture

    General Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to, support and promote the Aagard vision and culture statements
  • Demonstrate professional, respectful interaction with other team members
  • Accurately and professionally represent Aagard to customers and vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum High School diploma, Associate degree in Machine Tool Technology or related field preferred plus 1
    year machine operator experience or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Ability to read CAD drawings and blueprints
  • Demonstrated ability to set up and operate CNC equipment
  • Ability to read and understand the proper use of measuring instruments
  • Experience with fabrication or manufacturing
  • Basic shop math skills such as rounding, positive/negative numbers, metric system
  • Experience or training with computers and ability to learn and use Aagard specific software
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of people
  • Ability to walk or stand up to 100 percent of the time
  • Ability to lift, push, pull up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Must be highly safety conscious
  • Observant with attention to detail
  • Conscientious of meeting and exceeding the internal customer requirements
  • Ability to take action and be proactive
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Passion for excellence

  • Value and build a culture of measurement
  • Ability to travel if required ________________________________________________________________________________ Team Member Printed Name ___________________________________________________ ________________________ Team Member Signature Date