• Machine Operator I

    Job Location US-OH-Reynoldsburg
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    # of Openings
    Company Division
  • Overview

    Daifuku America Corporation is a leader in Design, Manufacturing, Installation and Support of automotive automation/material handling systems in North America. The company is currently seeking an experienced Machine Operator I for the facility in Reynoldsburg, OH.


    The primary goal is satisfying customer requirements of quality, quantity, and delivery, in a safe manner, while maximizing productivity. Specifically, the Machine Operator I is responsible for operating industrial equipment and machinery such as a laser machine, press brake, structural steel rolling machine, CNC milling machine etc. in accordance with company procedures. Operator will place production part into machine, cycle the equipment and retrieve the part. Employee is responsible for visually inspecting parts.


    Other Responsibilities:

    • Setting up machines at the beginning of shift to ensure proper working order
    • Maintaining and cleaning machines before and after each shift
    • Monitor machines during every procedure to ensure optimum running
    • Troubleshoot problems during machine operation
    • Ensure stocks/inventory of needed materials and tools are ready and available at all times
    • Provide relevant information regarding progress to supervisors
    • Follows all plant safety guidelines, practices and procedures. Also, be aware of activity in the work surroundings and maintain a clean and safe work area
    • Properly use personal protective equipment when required
    • Notify supervisors/leads of problems that may occur with equipment or part quality
    • Other activities may include but are not limited to: cutting, sawing, drilling, tapping, grinding, prepping kits and lay-outs to meet customer specifications
    • Maintain regular attendance – have reliable means of transportation
    • Perform other tasks as assigned


    Prior manufacturing experience is highly preferred. Any technical or vocational education/training in relation to skills listed below is also desirable.

    • Must have intermediate blueprint reading knowledge and the ability to follow the work order instructions
    • Forklifts and Overhead crane experience preferred (in-house training available)
    • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test
    • Team player - must be able to work with others assigned to machine
    • Must have and maintain a high sense of urgency to meet and exceed all production goals
    • Physically capable of standing, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching and twisting throughout shift
    • Attentive to detail watching for material defects and any quality issues
    • Capable of repetitively lifting 50 lbs.
    • Adaptable to changing demands
    • Candidates must be flexible to work overtime as needed, which may include weekends and/or holidays


    Work Environment:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to dirt/dust, heat/cold, fumes/odors, vibration and wetness
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud but tolerable


     Education and Experience

    High School Diploma or equivalent

    Entry level experience (training may be provided)


    Required Equipment:

    Steel Toe Shoes/Boots

    Basic tools


    Daifuku offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more.


    Daifuku America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply. All resumes are held in confidence.


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