Machine Operator

Avon, MA 02322

Posted: 03/02/2018 Industry: Metal Fabrication Pay Rate: 16-20


Machine Operator is assigned a machine to monitor during its operation, sometimes loading or unloading the machine with supervision. Has understanding of ISO 9001 QMS system and ensure product and processes are compliant to internal, industry and customer quality standards.


  • Ability to prepare andprogram complex bend setups and forming operations. This includes punch/die changes and the matching of punch and dies to meet drawing requirements.
  • Must have a full understanding of print reading and geometric tolerances and how they relate to the finished part.
  • Experience with the forming of plate steel both carbon and stainless
  • Must be able to inspect to ensure parts are in compliance with all quality and dimensional requirements using a variety of precision measuring devices
  • Must have thorough understanding of flat pattern layout
  • Must follow standard procedures to produce a variety of components and other metal parts.
  • Must understand route sheets and explicit written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to plan sequence of operations, applying knowledge of physical properties of metal.
  • Should have experience operating a large (300 ton and over) Hydraulic Press Brake working with large parts in a heavy manufacturing environment preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Operates machine tools such as drill presses, Punch Presses, Plasma/Thermal Cutters, basic milling machine operation and Press Brakes
  • Prepares the machines prior to production, perform initial test runs producing a part, and adjust and makes minor changes to the machinery, tooling during its operation to meet drawing requirements.
  • Places the metal stock (or unfinished piece of metal) in the machine and removes and stacks finished parts.
  • May work levers, buttons, or foot pedals to bring the cutting/punching or forming tool or drill bit to the stock.
  • Tends their machine tools and make minor adjustments when necessary.
  • Using inspection tools, they inspect finished metal part to make sure that the machine tool is working properly. If a major repair or adjustment is in order, they ask for help.
  • Monitors machine gauges and controls and adjust pressures, feeds and speeds to maintain quality.
  • Performs daily maintenance on machines per schedule.
  • Plans and set up the sequence of operations according to blueprints, layouts, or other instructions.
  • Measure/Inspect product to verify drawing compliance and make machine adjustments where and when required.
  • Selects and loads appropriate tooling into the machine to meet the drawing requirement
  • Deburrs all parts and removes all sharp edges using manual or mechanical means.
  • Maintain clean work environment and takes the time to learn new Lean concepts as presented by the company
  • Proper job entry and time tracking in computer system

Machine Operator– 1st  shift

1st  shift Mon – Thurs 6:30am – 4:00pm, Friday 6:30am-10:30am

Temp to Perm  

$16-20 per hour. 



Machine Operator– 2nd shift

2nd  shift Mon – Thurs 4:00pm – 1:30am, Friday 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Temp to Perm  

$16-20 per hour. 

($1.75 shift differential for 2nd shift)

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Zeza Gomes
Branch Manager

Zeza Gomes has been working in the staffing industry since 2008 with a focus on administrative/professional placements, and skilled manufacturing positions. Zeza is responsible for the day to day operation of our Brockton office which includes, but not limited to client development, management, recruiting, and compliance with Federal and State Law mandates. She demonstrates extensive knowledge in safety and risk management as well as Human Resources which gives her the skill set to recruit great candidates. She takes pride in connecting great people with great companies.
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