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Machine Operator (2nd Shift)

Company: Hunter Industries, Inc.
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

We are a global leader in the irrigation, outdoor lighting, dispensing technology, and custom manufacturing industries. Driving our continued success is the combined energy and talents of the nearly 3,000 people on our team. Together, we create a diverse array of products that can be seen all over the world, from residential landscapes to national landmarks, stadiums, parks, hotels, and municipal buildings. Although we're global, we're family owned, and our casual, fun, and caring company culture is what makes this a special place to work. As we grow, we are dedicated to preserving our unique culture that makes our employees proud to work here. Whether you're pursuing a career at our headquarters in Southern California, or an opportunity at one of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, or something somewhere in between, we look forward to welcoming you to Hunter Industries and our Family of Companies. About This Role: The Machine Operator produces high quality parts, subassemblies or finished goods through the efficient and effective operation of machinery. Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Customer Satisfaction, Innovation, Family, and Social Responsibility. Essential Job Functions/Tasks: Operates assigned machines to meet production schedules. Identifies and makes necessary adjustments to machines to maintain efficiency and quality standards. Performs inspections and functional testing to determine the quality of parts or subassemblies. Participates in real time quality analysis toward continuous quality process improvement. Performs and reports root cause failure analysis on product failing functional test. Performs routine preventative maintenance and troubleshooting for manufacturing machines and processes. Coordinates with Maintenance team when problems and/or machine errors occur. Provides detailed communication of problems to appropriate personnel in a timely manner. Performs data collection and data entry. Enters nonconforming parts, scrap, and production data into specified Access and Excel files at the end of each shift. Enters scrap and finished goods production information into JD Edwards throughout assigned shift. Complies with good housekeeping practices and maintains a clean and safe work environment. Cleans assigned machines as directed. During cleanup activities, looks for indications of machine problems and notifies appropriate personnel of findings. Other Job Functions: Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position. It is the responsibility of all Hunter employees to keep themselves and others safe. Employees are required to complete all mandatory safety trainings, know Hunter's safe work practices, use the appropriate personal protective equipment for the job, and immediately report all injuries, near misses and hazardous identifications to a Supervisor or the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Department. Those employees who do not comply with safe work practices may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Employees in management positions have an even greater responsibility that includes modeling safe behavior, ensuring employees on the team are following all safe work practices and completing training, and taking part in injury/illness investigations. A safe workplace must be the goal of everyone at Hunter Industries Qualifications: Education/Training Required and Preferred: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience Required and Preferred: Minimum of one year of experience in a manufacturing environment. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) Required and Preferred: KSA #1: Verbal and written communication skills in English and the ability to interact with members across the organization. KSA #2: Understanding of machines and tools, including their uses and maintenance. KSA #3: Ability to work within a team environment and demonstrate professional behavior. KSA #4: Must be reliable, responsible, and dependable. KSA#5: Strong attention to detail and ability to complete work tasks thoroughly. KSA #6: Basic proficiency with computers, and the ability to perform data entry, view electronic procedures, and pass training courses. KSA #7: Excellent problem-solving skills. Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. KSA #8: Ability to use either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes. KSA #9: Ability to conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. KSA #10: Knowledge of and ability to use arithmetic. Must be able to accurately perform intermediate mathematical and statistical calculations and use a weight counting scale. Physical Demands: Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. Regularly lift, push, pull and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors and fumes or airborne particles. Frequently exposed to vibration. Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, and risk of static electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and may require PPE. Follow us on LinkedIn, check out our rave reviews on Glassdoor, and learn more about our company culture on our career site: Hunter Industries and its Family of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

Keywords: Hunter Industries, Inc., San Marcos , Machine Operator (2nd Shift), Other , San Marcos, California

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