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Machine Operator

Engine Power Components, Inc
Grand Haven, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Machine Operator 2nd Shift

I. Purpose:

A. Responsible for the safe setup and operation of machining equipment to safely produce correct parts in a timely manner. Other duties may be assigned.

II. Essential Duties (Common Tasks):

A. Achieve measurable results.

B. Satisfy the internal customer.

C. Execute the quality system requirements.

D. Train other associates.

E. Complete all tasks in a safe manner complying with all organization safety policies, practices and procedures.

F. Perform all work onsite at the EPC facility. Regular attendance is required.

G. Demonstrate initiative. Take action upon identifying any situation outside EPC standards.

H. Maintain process vision in area and with process flow. Identify and change the course of events in advance to prevent safety, quality, delivery and process issues.

I. Execute workstation and area 5S tasks.

J. Present a good, professional example to the team. Strive to be the better person.

K. Comply with all EPC policy, procedure and practice.

III. Essential Duties (Specific Tasks):

A. Correctly setup jobs in a safe and timely manner. This includes, but is not limited to determining tooling requirements and control settings, loading control media or retrieving instructions, set machine controls to regulate factors such as cutting depth, speed, feed and coolant flow. Use SMED and Poka Yoke practices.

B. Operate assigned machining equipment to safely produce the appropriate number of correct parts in a timely manner according to process documentation.

C. Measure parts using common measuring tools and appropriate process documentation. Deliver a correct part within appropriate print or documented standards.

D. Verify stock at all points in the process to ensure correct material, work in process and work processes.

E. Perform operator level maintenance on assigned equipment to eliminate unscheduled downtime.

F. Assist in resolving machining process, maintenance and programming issues.

G. Other duties as assigned.

IV. Work Environment:

A. Successful completion of EPC drug screen.

B. Machining environment. Work includes regular lifting, stooping, bending, reaching or grasping.

C. Lift up to 60 pounds regularly.

V. Suggested Qualifications:

A. High School Diploma or equivalent.

B. 3-5 years of prior experience in the essential duties listed above.

C. Specific knowledge of NC programming, machine setup and process trouble shooting techniques.

D. Working knowledge of measurement and measuring tools.

E. Blueprint reading skills and working knowledge of GD&T standards.

F. Verbal and written communication skills to internal communication standards.

G. Good software skills, including experience with MS Office products.


Company Description
Engine Power Components. With facilities in the United States, Mexico, Spain and key alliances in China and India, we serve a worldwide customer base. But we don’t just supply precision engine components... we work together with our customers to supply strategic solutions. As a company of engineers, we help you define your problems and then work closely with you to solve them.

Excellent customer relationships with the best known, globally recognized engine manufacturers along with a talented and dedicated internal staff has allowed Engine Power Components to grow from a small operation when founded in 1979, to one of the leading camshaft suppliers in the world today.

We’d welcome the opportunity to show you what we can do!

Engine Power Components, Inc


1333 Fulton St. Grand Haven Michigan

Grand Haven, MI



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