Sample Job Description for Machine Operator

This sample job description template for the position of Machine Operator will help you prepare a real JD for your organization; you just need to replace the sections in the template with the actual requirements of your company.

Job Title: Machine Operator

Years of Experience: 1+ to 2 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: High School or equivalent

Job Summary:

Machine operators needed for a heavy industrial environment for 1st and 2nd shift which runs from 6am to 30 pm and 30 pm to 3 am Monday through Saturday.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to use calipers and micrometers
  • Must be able to be able to listen carefully to verbal instructions
  • Must be able to use basic shop tools
  • Must be able to load material in and out of the machines
  • Must be able to operate a manufacturing machine
  • Keeps machine properly maintained (cleaned and lubricated)
  • Adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion.
  • Reads Electrical and Pneumatic diagrams to help speed the repair of the equipment if it malfunctions.
  • Must be capable of trouble shooting machine issues quickly.
  • Sets up and operates a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.

Position Requirements:

  • Able to squat and kneel on an occasional basis (3-6 hours)
  • Able to twist and bend the neck and waist on a constant basis (6-8 hours)
  • Able to sit and stand up to 10 hours per day
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs on a constant basis (6-8 hours)
  • Hearing Protection required

Salary: 8.96 – 8.96 USD /hour