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Posted on: July 08, 2021 • Category: Manufacturing

Machine Operator - Anglemaster

Astec Industries

Apply By: July 29, 2021
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: DOE/DOQ
Education: High School

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Phone 1: 605-665-9311
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Astec Industries
700 W. 21st Street
Yankton, Yankton, SD 57078
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Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  1. High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
  2. Welding training and/or experience required.
  3. Relevant trade school or college course work desired.
  4. Blueprint reading skills desired.
  5. Heavy equipment manufacturing experience desired.
  6. Computer experience desired, particularly the ability to use a mouse, and locate and open/close files.

Essential Qualifications

  1. Perform work standing on concrete up to 12 hours per day.
  2. Ability to work overtime as required up to 12 hours per day.
  3. Must be able to work in various positions including squatting, bending, and reaching.
  4. Primary work assignment will require employees to be able to frequently push/pull/lift up to 45 pounds. Employees may occasionally push/pull/lift greater than 45 pounds if they are physically able to safely do it. Employees are encouraged to use caution at all times when pushing/pulling/lifting. Please consider the size, shape, weight of the object to be pushed/pulled/lifted, the path and the distance you must travel along with your own physical ability. If necessary, please seek assistance with pushing/pulling/lifting tasks. Employees should never lift more than they are physically able to do.
  5. Ability to run overhead hoists and forklift.
  6. Ability to work in heavy industrial environment with congestion and smoke.
  7. Ability to follow verbal instruction and learn how to operate machine (training will be provided).
  8. Ability to read a ruler and blueprints, and cut parts to print.
  9. Computer experience desired, particularly the ability to use a mouse, and locate and open/close files.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continually required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to communicate and exchange accurate information. The employee frequently is required to walk; stand; sit; use foot/feet; use hand/foot controls; use both hands to finger, handle, feel, grip, or drive; use fine finger ability; use wrist motion; reach above/below shoulders; reach and carry with hands and arms; step up/down, climb or balance; and bend/stoop, twist, squat/crouch, kneel, or crawl. The employee occasionally will need to work outside the facility, encounter uneven or slippery surfaces, or work in wet conditions. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and hand-eye coordination. Primary work assignment will require employees to frequently push/pull/lift from the floor to the table, and lift from table to shoulder level, up to 45 pounds. Employees may occasionally push/pull/lift below or above shoulder level greater than 45 pounds if they are physically able to safely do it. Employees are encouraged to use caution at all times when pushing/pulling/lifting. Please consider the size, shape, weight of the object to be pushed/pulled/lifted, the path and the distance you must travel along with your own physical ability. If necessary, please seek assistance with pushing/pulling/lifting tasks. Employees should never lift more than they are physically able to handle safely.



Responsibilities:

Basic Function

Work is performed under the supervision of the Kolberg Department Supervisor and in cooperation with the Kolberg Department Leaders.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Execute all duties necessary to operate and maintain the Anglemaster with a minimum of direct supervision which include:

  1. Manually program the CNC Anglemaster using descriptions, blueprints, or sketches.
  2. Set up the Anglemaster and operate it to punch and shear the steel to blueprint or other document specifications.
  3. Position workpiece manually or with hoist into position for processing.
  4. Inspect pieces for conformance with specifications.
  5. Adjust and monitor machine for proper operation.
  6. Job requires using a computer mouse to access and open/close computer documents. All duties are performed in compliance with Company policies relating to safety and housekeeping.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for proper handling, arrangement, and storage of materials in assigned areas.
  2. Maintain workstation in a clean and orderly manner.
  3. Perform or assist in the performing of tasks throughout the Plant as qualified and assigned.


Other Information:

Machine Operator Wage Group 2 (entry-level):

Successfully fulfills all the primary duties and responsibilities in conjunction with the essential qualifications and physical demands listed above.

Machine Operator Wage Group 3:

Successfully fulfills all the requirements for Wage Group 2, plus the ability to successfully manipulate and edit CNC programs when necessary. Must be capable of adjusting the machines for different materials and thicknesses. Must be able to monitor consumable life and determine when they need replacement. Must be able to diagnose quality problems with the part and make corrections. Must be able to perform operator maintenance on the machine. Fully operates more than one CNC machine.

This description is intended as a guide only. The listed duties may be changed at the discretion of the incumbent’s supervisor.

Interested individuals can stop by our office to complete an application, or download our application form and job descriptions from our website (www.astecindustries.com/about/careers; click on “Job Listings”; click on “Current Openings”, click on the job opening you desire, click “Apply” in the right hand-corner, complete the application process).

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