Adornus
  • Lancaster, SC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Plan Options • Paid Time Off


Job Overview

The Machine Operator will mainly work with heavy machinery. This position requires a strong understanding of the machines, must be reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. This role ensures the interminable and efficient running of a smooth and efficient production workflow. In a fast-paced environment like production, this position is an integral part of the manufacturing process. Being a team player is essential since all tasks require close collaboration with co-workers.

The goal is to ensure production procedures are carried out smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sets up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start and maintain production cycle efficiently; ensures output of machines meet high-quality standards
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed) as needed
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
  • Test operation of machines periodically
  • Fix issues that occur during the shift
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws; solve problems as detected
  • Maintain records of approved and defective units or final products; maintains activity logs
  • Adheres to strict health and safety guidelines as well as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Company policies
  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

No supervisory responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to follow instructions from Team Lead
  • Understanding of industry standards and regulations in order to safely and efficiently operate high-speed machinery and tools properly
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of PPE gear)
  • Ability to analyze situations and find solutions; strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work and communicate well with others
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or/ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be atleast 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus
  • Aptitude for math, problem-solving, computers, and mechanics
  • Apprenticeship or specialization is an asset, but not necessary
  • 2+ years machine operator experience in a manufacturing environment recommended
  • Safety and OSHA training required

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed toxic or caustic chemicals; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is equally moderate to loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups employees of organization. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

Direct Reports

No direct reports


If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.

This organization is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, dedicated to maintaining a work environment free of bias, harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
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