Amsted Industries Lathe Operator in Geneva, Illinois

Lathe Operator

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  • Business Unit

Burgess Norton Mfg. Co.

  • Job Location

United States / Illinois / Geneva

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Job Description

Burgess-Norton Manufacturing is the world’s largest manufacturer of piston pins and leading producer of powder metal parts. We currently have full time Lathe Operator openingsin our Powder Metal manufacturing plant in Geneva, Illinois. These positions are available on 2ndshift (3 pm to 11 pm) and 3rdshift (11 pm to 7 am).

Summary of Duties:

Work from instructions, prints and process specifications.

  • Process quality parts to process specifications on assigned machines.

  • Change perishable tooling and/or make necessary adjustments on all assigned machines.

  • Use calibrated gauges to properly check and record production on specific tolerances as required by process documentation.

  • Use required in-process control methods as required by process documentation to monitor and maintain process quality.

  • Control and mark products correctly.

  • Monitor production runs for correct part processing.

  • Perform necessary recordkeeping and paperwork.

  • Help train and assist operators as required.

  • Seek help if problems arise and ask questions if you don’t understand.

  • Perform necessary preventative maintenance on machines as required.

  • Participate in team problem solving as part of the departmental continuous improvement process.

  • Use various testing devices, chemicals and material moving equipment according to appropriate guidelines and procedures.

  • Follow all safety rules and keep work area clean and in an orderly condition.

  • Wear all personal protective equipment as required by the safety policy.

  • Be responsible and accountable for the professional use of assigned work periods, machinery, equipment and tools.

  • Support and participate in the departmental structure of self-directed work teams.

  • Understand and perform to the BN Quality Policy taking pride in the products produced.

  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Ideal candidate must be able to work overtime on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).

Burgess-Norton provides a great benefit package to our employees which includes competitive wages, medical, dental, vision and life benefits, paid holidays and vacation, 100% tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits in both a 401(k) plan and employee stock ownership program (ESOP).