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Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Abbeville, SC 29620

Posted: 07/15/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Machine Operator Job Number: 12297

Job Description

Job Summary:
Sets-up and operates automatic machines to produce small to medium size hose and air ducts. May work on either a 10 hour or 8 hour shift schedule. Coordinates the assembly of wire helix with reinforced thread, covered by vinyl extrusion.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Set-up and operate automatic machines to produce small to medium size hoses and air ducts.
- Coordinates the assembly of wire helix with reinforced thread
- Performs routine set-ups, working from prints and pros.
- Changes mandrels for different diameter sizes.
- Maintains proper speeds
- Controls extruder temperatures, pressures and speeds.
- Checks belt and wire tensions and mandrel speeds
- Maintains to close tolerances.
- Keeps hoppers filled with proper compounds and colors.
- May be required to alternate on various machines
- Uses digital equipment to perform quality control checks.
- Maintains required charting
- Completes production reports
- Reports machine wear and malfunctions
- Assists process technicians with complicated or unusual set-ups
- May perform some end trimming or packing.
- High school diploma or GED
- Must be able to perform statistical process control requirements to verify quality of product.
- Over 1 year of machine operation experience
- Mechanical aptitude
- Manual dexterity
- good hand/eye coordination
- Communication skills
- Experience reading/interpreting prints
- Visual ability for trimming belts.

Things to Consider: 
- Standing Constantly
- Climbing Frequently 

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