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Machine Operator 1

Vancouver, WA 98661

Industry: Skilled Trades/Light Industrial Job Number: 81157

Job Description

The Operator 1 position is responsible for the proper preparation, cleaning loading, inspection and running of parts in 1-4 production machines with frequent supervision. Works from written instructions, work orders, standard programs, and instructions given by the supervisor or lead.


High school diploma or GED Required
6 months experience in a manufacturing environment
Ability to read and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide all units of measure including common and decimal fractions
Basic familiarity with mechanical drawings/blueprints
Vision and depth perception suitable for use of handheld inspection tools
Willingness to wear finger cots, masks, and/or clean-room apparel
Ability to either stand or walk for extended periods of shift
Ability to bend, push, pull, reach, grab, turn, twist, and/or stoop
Ability to grab small parts or hand tools with hands
Ability to lift and/or carry up to 30 lbs. depending on the specific function.
Eligible to work in an ITAR environment

  1. Maintains the flow of production parts into the assigned machine or process. Work can be highly repetitive but requires attention to machines.
  2. Unload ceramic and/or other parts may inspect them to remove and record any defective parts.
  3. Basic computer operation for recording metrics (weight, length, ID, OD, density or counts etc.) Maintain quality tools and accurate record keeping.
  4. Monitors and documents the operation of the assigned machines including periodic watches every 2 hours; performs minor maintenance and reports major repairs needed, to equipment as required.
  5. Properly records information on production as instructed including pass down information. Keeps work area clean, safe, and organized.
  6. Maintains safety and Quality Assurance standards by knowing and applying proper procedures for operating the machines within the department.
  7. Assists with company 5S program and keeps work area clean or spills.
  8. Read handheld measuring instruments properly.
  9. Transport parts to and from machines without damage.
  10. Complies with applicable requirements of Kyocera International, Inc. policy, including ISO 9000, ISO 14001, ISO18001, ITAR and any other site-specific regulations.
  11. Produce precision parts within the time constraints on the work order/ traveler. Support machinists as needed.
If you’re interested in applying for this amazing opportunity, please send your resume to [email protected] OR call  360-553-7221 to schedule your interview today.

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