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Production Specialist - Machine Operator

Newbold Corporation
Rocky Mount, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $13 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Tasks

  • Measure completed work pieces to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gauges, calipers, templates, or rulers.
  • Examine completed cards for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws.
  • Read work orders or production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, or dimensions and tolerances.
  • Load plastic material into machines.
  • Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.
  • Clean and lubricate machines.
  • Position, align, and secure work pieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds or on dies.

 

Tools

 

  • Calipers — Dial calipers; Vernier calipers
  • Cutting machines — Notching machines; Shearing machines; Slitting machines; Thermal cutting machines
  • Hammers — rubber hammers

 

 

Knowledge

 

 

  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Skills

 

  • Operation and Control — Control operation of equipment or systems.
  • Operation Monitoring — Watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conduct  tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Speaking — Talk to others to convey information effectively.
  • Time Management — Manage one's own time and the time of others.
  • Active Listening — Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Coordination — Adjust actions in relation to others' actions
  • . Reading Comprehension — Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

 

Abilities

 

  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Rate Control — The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
  • Near Vision — the ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Visual Color Discrimination — The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
  • Multilimb Coordination — the ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Static Strength — The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

 

Work Activities

 

  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Getting Information — observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others,  and teaching or instructing others.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.

 

Education

 

  • This occupation may requires a high school diploma.

 

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

 

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

 

 

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


2nd Shift 3:30 pm to midnight 12 am

Newbold Corporation

Address

Rocky Mount, VA
24151 USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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