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Machine Operator - Weekend Shift

Company: Astec Industries
Location: Yankton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

At Astec, our mission is to design, build, and capitalize on the most innovative solutions and products for the industries and customers we serve globally. Our employees thrive in a safe and team-oriented work environment where they are empowered to make suggestions for operational and sustainability enhancements. With safety as our first core value, we take pride in developing talent and invest in training, protective equipment, and technology for continuous improvement. If you share our dedication to advancement and quality services, we'd love to have you join us at Astec!The Machine Operator will be responsible for performing various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines. The Machine Operator will perform a variety of tasks to fabricate raw steel and metal parts in the production process of heavy and large mechanical products. The Machine Operator will also be responsible for inspecting parts to specifications and making adjustments or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality specifications.Our Machine Operators earn a starting salary of $20.40 per hour. There is a $4.00 shift differential for the Weekend Shift. Our Weekend Shift hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 5:30am-6:00pm. May be required to train on Day Shift.This position is Sign-On Bonus eligible!What You'll Do:--- Knowledgeable in basic machine safety to include proper lifting techniques.--- Basic blueprint reading and math skills (basic geometry to figure angles) and decimals and metric conversions.--- Knowledgeable and able to use tape measure, combination square, levels and radius boards, etc.--- Able to safely use hand tools to include hammer, adjustable wrench, air grinder, pencil grinder, and air wrenches.--- Closely monitor machine while in operation, never leaving immediate work area while machine is in operation and be ready to respond to breakdowns quickly in order to shut down machine.--- Be able to read cut lists (basic reading skills and knowledge of materials - types of steel Able to safely operate cranes and forklifts.--- Be able to do some layout work.--- Review operator manual(s) for saw, drill, and mill for safe and appropriate operation (to include preventive maintenance).--- Communicate with other machine operators and team members to guarantee safety on the floor.--- Keep work area neat and clean.--- Must follow all Astec, Inc. safety rules and requirements.--- Must follow all company policy requirements.Why You'll Love Working for Us:--- Health, Dental, Vision- Day 1 Eligibility--- Life, and Spousal Insurance--- Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts--- Short-Term and Long-Term Disability--- 401(k) with Company Match--- PTO--- Employee Wellness Programs, Tuition Aid, and Employee AssistanceWhat We Need from You:--- High School diploma or GED preferred--- Blueprint reading skills desired.--- Heavy equipment manufacturing experience desired.--- Computer experience desired, particularly the ability to use a mouse, and locate and open/close files.--- Ability to follow verbal instruction and learn how to operate machine, training will be provided.--- Must have good written and oral communication skills.--- Must have good troubleshooting skills, be able to maintain quality, and diagnose cutting problems.ASTEC is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.#inastec

Keywords: Astec Industries, Sioux City , Machine Operator - Weekend Shift, Other , Yankton, Iowa

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