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Date: Jun 17, 2017

Location: Taylorville, IL, US

Company: AGCO

JOB DESCRIPTION 
Job Title:  Machine Operator

Department: Various                                      

Classification: Non-exempt                                    

Reports to: Production Manager/Production Supervisor

 

Job Summary

The Machine Operator operates various extrusion machines and extrudes material to specification, from job orders and document production data.


Job Responsibilities

  • Follow required safety and work procedures.
  • Set-up, adjust, program, calibrate and perform preventative maintenance on extrusion equipment.
  • Fabricate material to specification, from job order and document production data at a level of output that minimizes production delays.
  • Utilize quality checks to ensure all systems are set for correct operational sequencing and to meet product standards.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area to 5S Standards.
  • Implement all aspects of AGCO Lean and Quality Management systems.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Safety Responsibilities

Employees/temporary employees are responsible for individual compliance with all safety rules, policies and procedures. Employee/temporary employee responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Comply with all safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Report any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and report any defective PPE.
  • Report all near-misses, incidents, injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or property damage.
  • Participation in the site Safety and Health Program.

 

Essential skills

Education

High school diploma or GED.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Understanding of how to use measuring instruments (calipers, protractor, tape measure, steel ruler), read blueprints and operate hand grinder and other hand tools.
  • Ability to read, write and use basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division).
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to follow precise instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, managers and across departments.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works with and near large machinery and equipment daily. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is exposed to a variety of extreme conditions including temperatures ranging from 40°F to 105°F.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or craw and frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms. The employee must be able to stand for up to twelve hours per day. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

The employee must wear personal protective equipment (i.e. eye protection, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, sleeves, etc.)

 

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None

 

AAP/EEO Statement

GSI is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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