Machine Operator I

  • JBT Corporation
  • Apex, NC
  • Apr 18, 2019

Job Description

JBT Corporation


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Requisition ID 2019-4005
# of Openings 19
Category Direct Labor


Position manages the output from multiple clip presses, which manufacture aluminum clips of various sizes, to include the proper packing of finished product (Clips) as well as quality inspection of the product.

Will work in a team environment with roving mechanic and possibly with a second shift team.


Packages finished product.

Inspects quality of finished product.

Properly labels product, completes production inspection sheets and handles all other necessary documentation activities. Immediately alerts shift supervisor to any hindrances in meeting the production schedule. Works to manage product inventory to increase inventory flow (turns.)

Manages stock activities for assigned clip presses.

Ensures all established ISO work instructions are followed at all times. Participates in ISO audits as requested.

Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

Follows all safety procedures, particularly proper lock-out and tag-out procedures.

Ensures machine guarding is properly in place on presses before operating the machines.

Performs rudimentary machine maintenance activities.

Participates in process improvement initiatives. May work as a team with other Press Department employees on process improvement.



Minimum high school diploma or the equivalent.

Professional Experience:

Previous experience working in a manufacturing facility.

Must be able to safely and simultaneously manage product from multiple clip presses.

Must possess the ability to work effectively with others, in an independent production team environment.

Good oral communication skills.

Additional Preferred Education/Skills:

Previous experience using standard calipers, or other similar measuring equipment.

Previous experience in an ISO certified production environment.

Previous experience working with a computerized production scheduling system.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Must be able to routinely lift up to 50 pounds.

Performs physical labor for the majority of the daily shift, with long periods of walking or standing essential to the job.

Utilization of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is mandatory while working in the manufacturing area, including: hearing protection, OSHA standard safety shoes, and safety glasses.

The noise level varies between a high to moderate level. As part of the Company's hearing conservation program, this position will be required to undergo a standard hearing test upon hire, and annually thereafter.