Utility Machine Operator in Hartwell, GA at Elite Staffing

Date Posted: 3/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Utility Machine Operator

Position Purpose:

  • To set up and operate all machines throughout the department as required by staffing and business needs.
  • Utilities are responsible for performing all operations within department, verifying and maintaining the operation of relevant poke-yokes, conducting relevant quality checks per control plan.

Summary of Primary Duties:

  • The incumbent is responsible for a variety of straightforward, routine duties in the assigned department or work area related to the manufacture and assembly of product.
  • The incumbent participates in the company's quality initiatives including, but not limited to: TS/ISO certification and maintenance of quality systems in place.
  • The incumbent participates in the company's safety programs by ensuring a safe and clean working environment, timely reporting of any safety violations, timely reporting of any workplace incidents or injuries, and effective housekeeping.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Enters data in the network systems
  • Trains newly hired and temporary employees on various machines and processes.
  • Cross trains incumbent employees ensuring adequate knowledge within the department for the operation of all machines and processes.
  • Operates and sets up all equipment within the work area to fill in for absent employee.
  • Works on problem solving teams, facilitating continuous improvement.
  • Prepares reports including, but not limited to: daily OEE and production summaries, SPC charts and check sheets, training and evaluation documentation, TME's and quality reports.
  • Provide accurate inventory control methods through the use of tagging methods as outlined in plant SOPs
  • Participate in departmental objectives to improve production efficiencies and reduce negative variances to budget
  • Operates forklift as needed
  • Assist with troubleshooting equipment/process as needed/required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equilavent required (if outside hire).
  • Able to read,write and comprehend the English language.
  • Able to perform basic mathematical functions, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Working knowledge of SPC
  • Able to use various measuring equipment including, but not limited to: calipers, micrometers, gauges,
  • Leadership skills and the ability to train and coach others
  • Hands-on experience in machine operation is a plus
  • Ability to complete certification to operate forklift

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing items < or %3D 50 lbs;
  • Significant periods of standing and/or walking.
  • Must concentrate on instruments, control panels;
  • Ability to react to rapid change;
  • Standard levels of concentration
  • Repetitive motion.

Safety Requirements:

  • Safety shoes;
  • Eye protection;
  • Hand protection;
  • Hearing protection;
  • Face protection;

Hartwell, GA 30643

Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.


  1. Operator Jobs
  2. Production Jobs