Machine Operator - 3rd Shift

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Kent, US

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and Ettlinger – five successful and well experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications, but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industry.

Main position objectives

The Machine Operator will produce high quality, precision tooling used in the Maag family of products. They will use

the necessary machine shop equipment in the production of this tooling in a safe and productive manner. Will work in

a team oriented environment with individual responsibilities in specific machining process.

Position description – Tasks, responsibilities, competencies 

· Read and interpret blueprints.

· Perform basic set-ups and operate machine shop equipment as designated by the machine shop supervisor

· Use the most effective and efficient methods to operate each machine.

· Set the correct machining parameters for the use of each cutting tool.

· Dimensionally and visually inspect the product to assure the product meets all print and customer requirements.

· Enter data in a data base.

· Other tasks as assigned by manager.

The incumbent considers all interests of quality, accident prevention and occupational safety as well as environmental

safety in a preventive manner within his scope of responsibility and supports the avoidance of damages to people,

facilities, assets, material and environment actively

The incumbent is obliged to perform tasks requested by management that relate to his position scope or arise from

company needs. This job description reflects current status, right to make changes reserved.

Work Environment

· Work in this position is in a machine shop environment. The employee may be exposed to airborne particles,

metal shavings, sharp cutting tools, and moving mechanical parts. PPE and hearing protection are required at

all times.

Physical Requirements

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand, walk, or bend. The employee

must be able to lift items up to 50 pounds.

· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,

depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Job Specification

Education (area of studies, Management, IT etc.)


· High School diploma or equivalent education (additional technical skills a plus)


· Mechanically incline

· Some machining background

Professional experience (description incl. No. of years)


· Minimum of 1-year manufacturing experience


· CNC Set up / Operation

· Experience in grinding of steel

Interpersonal skills and behavioral competencies


· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Highly organized and forward thinking in approaching tasks

· Independent self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues

· Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to excel

· Quality-focused

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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