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Machine Operator I
Choctaw Defense Manufacturing McAlester, OK

Machine Operator I

Choctaw Defense Manufacturing
McAlester, OK
Expired: May 17, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time


Choctaw Defense Manufacturing, LLC

FLSA Class:


Reports to:

Production Supervisor

Job Summary:

Maintain, control, and operate machines and equipment that are used in the manufacturing of smaller production equipment and other utility products. Position requires a commitment to quality, safety, and communication. Must follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision and reports to the production supervisor.

Preferred Education, Skills, and Experience:

•High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

•2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

•Knowledge of 5-axis machining.

•Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within this field.

Primary Tasks:

•Carry out production, inspection, packaging, and machine operation duties.

•Ensure all materials are readily available.

•Effectively monitor production equipment.

•Assist materials handlers as necessary.

•Maintain a safe and clean workspace.

•Follow established safety rules and regulations.

•Perform other duties as assigned.

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.

•Regularly required to stand for a period of 10 hours per day, four days a week or more.

•Use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms.

•Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

•The employee will regularly lift and or move up to 50 pounds, frequently team lift and or move up to 100 pounds.

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

Work Environment:

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.

•The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

The above-noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the applicant a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of the position.

EEO/AAP Statement

We acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We pledge ourselves to craft and maintain an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences. Choctaw is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Choctaw Defense Manufacturing, Inc. is a tribally-owned Certified Small Business 8(a) contractor offering program management, maintenance, facility support, and staffing services to government and commercial clients across the globe. Our commitment to delivering quality solutions and reliable staff with steadfast professionalism remains the priority. These offerings are delivered with thorough communication, no surprises, and agility at each stage of every project. It is our privilege to serve you as you entrust us to fulfill your business needs.

For over twenty-nine (29) years, Choctaw Defense has provided a vast array of complex manufactured items to all branches of the United States Military, as well as numerous major Government contractors. Choctaw Defense is the Nation’s leading Native American aerospace and defense manufacturer. Our superior track record includes a 20-year history of proven manufacturing success with military and prime contractor customers. Our facilities are all ISO 9001:2008 certified and encompass over 350,000 square feet of manufacturing space and house state-of-the-art machinery and equipment that aid in our achieving quick turnaround time and quality end products that can range from low quantity short-run to high-volume long-term contracts. We excel as a precision metal fabrication, tool kitting, and wood fabrication manufacturer that is centrally located within scenic southeastern Oklahoma with locations in McAlester and Hugo. Choctaw Defense is 100% owned by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the third largest Native American tribe in the United States. Choctaw Defense is certified by the Small Business Administration as a tribally owned 8(a) manufacturer. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.



Choctaw Defense Manufacturing

McAlester, OK
74501 USA



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