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Machine Operator

Company: Orion - Zekelman
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Rochelle, IL


The Machine Operator will report to the Plant Manager, this person will be responsible for setting up and operating high speed equipment with robotic elements to form or cut steel to specified dimensions and specifications. This is an amazing opportunity to work with the most state-of-the-art equipment in North America!

Pay Rate:
$21.50/hr + Plus incentive. Doesn't have a signing bonus.


  • Observe all safety and LOTO rules to operate equipment efficiently and effectively.
  • Advanced set up and calibration of all equipment.
  • Inspect materials for quality issues before, during, and after running material
  • Record and report any deficiencies in quality to the supervisor/quality department.
  • Maintain equipment tooling and tools necessary for job completion.
  • Diagnose equipment and quality problems while keeping scrap and delays to a minimum
  • Perform housekeeping tasks to keep work areas clean and safe
  • Complete reports related to production, change-overs, and scrap material
  • Assist maintenance in repairs and PM of equipment.
  • Participation in continuous improvement programs.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management jobs as assigned.


    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Ability to read and write English. Ability to maintain production records and logs.
    • Manufacturing or related industrial experience preferred.
    • Ability to perform math, addition, subtraction, decimals, and fractions.
    • Experience with measuring devices such as tape measure, micrometers, and calipers
    • Ability to operate forklift, crane and any other equipment necessary for completion of job
    • Detail oriented with the ability to work independently.
    • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
    • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy

Keywords: Orion - Zekelman, Rockford , Machine Operator, Other , Sterling, Illinois

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