Machine Operator (Wood) - Shift 'A'

at Zenith Home Products in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Title – Machine Operator

Job Summary:

The Wood Department Machine Operator will safely control various woodworking machines and equipment involved in production.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None


Operates production machinery in accordance with prints and specifications. Assigned machines may include laminators, saws, edgebanders, drilling and boring and similar equipment.

Sets up machine; including all tooling, automation, conveyor belts and auxiliary equipment.

Produces the required quantity of parts within established specifications and tolerances.

Measures finished parts with precision tools, ensuring compliance with function, quality, and cosmetic specifications.

Maintains logs and records of units produced including a record of errors resulting in rejected or discarded pieces.

Inspects equipment prior to use to ensure proper setup and alignment; performs basic and routine adjustments and maintenance.

Assist maintenance personnel in repairs, preventative maintenance and conduct TPM’s Total Predictive Maintenance task.

Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly work area.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


***Required Skills/Abilities:

Ability to follow directions and work well in a team.

Basic mechanical ability.

Ability to interpret and translate engineering blueprints, designs and documentation.

Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn production equipment.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Understanding of and the ability to abide by applicable OSHA and environmental regulations.


***Prefer 1 - 2 years experience, but willing to train.

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Job Posting: 876108

Posted On: Nov 23, 2021

Updated On: Dec 23, 2021