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Machine Operator 1 - MI East

Metal Impact Corporation
Graham, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Company Overview: At Thunderbird, the collaborative relationship with our parent and partner companies allows us to better serve our customers – now and in the future. The Thunderbird family of American Manufacturing companies is driven by a mission to provide superior products and services, from prototype to delivery. Our dedicated leadership teams enduring vision is to hold and grow our companies to meet the higher needs of our global customers. We are guided by the unified pursuit of excellence, teamwork, and innovation. Thunderbird enables people to grow, companies to soar, and customers to succeed.

Position Summary: The primary function of a Machine Operator is to safely operate a machine or equipment, which is producing or processing aluminum parts. Set up routine jobs as well as non-routine jobs on machines that the employee is trained for. Moving material using pallet jacks or other material handling equipment to include, manufactured products, waste materials, metal scrap etc. to its assigned areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and safe machine operation; required to follow all safety processes and protocol
  • Prepare and load parts onto and off machines as required
  • Must be able to run product at desired rate
  • Able to do complete set up of assigned machine centers as required
  • Accountable for correctly recording and reporting data as required
  • Should be actively involved in Continuous Improvement within the area to promote safety, quality, throughput, and the addition of any new equipment
  • Clean machine and work area at end of shift
  • Responsible for routine and periodic inspection and maintenance of machinery and or equipment, including general cleaning, lubrication, minor adjustments, minor repairs, and immediate reporting of conditions that may lead to equipment breakdown and or failure
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Requirements:

  • Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work and be able to stand on your feet for 8 hours
  • Must be able to distinguish between part numbers and sizes
  • Basic ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos
  • Basic ability to write correspondence
  • Basic ability to use shop mathematics including charts, tables, and various types of measuring instruments (calculators, weigh scales, ultrasonic gage, hardness tester, calipers, micrometer, as examples.)

Work Environment:

  • Employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; work area has the usual manufacturing dust and debris
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • The position is required to be on-site daily
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Frequently lifting or moving average weight material, or frequently lifting or moving light material in difficult work positions, or occasionally moving heavy weight material
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Metal Impact Corporation


Graham, NC
27253 USA



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