Entry Level Machine Operator

at Hoosier Gasket Corporation

Indianapolis, IN

Posted on Jan. 5, 2018

Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan, Paid vacation, Paid holidays, Paid personal time


The primary responsibility for an Operator is to support the mission and Core Values of Hoosier Gasket by learning all the presses in each press bank; by satisfying the needs of our customers according to HGC guidelines and ensuring parts are made with 100% quality and are shipped on time to all customers.

-Learn all required function of presses in press bank.
-Must operate the press at maximum speed that allows for safety and consistent, accurate cut part outcome.
-Set-up different presses per procedure with minimum downtime (insert die boards, load material, and check for correct material and yield per F.O.).
-Run material through press, meet quality count and rate requirements according to customer and HGC guidelines.
-Constantly monitor for quality results, paying attention to detail and reporting any defects.
-Ability to catch and/or move gaskets from press neatly to avoid distortion.
-Consistently meet efficiency goals per factory order.
-Separate box quantities according to customer guidelines.
-Follow written and verbal directions.
-Correctly fill out paperwork for each run.
-Measure and compare parts for accuracy.
-Read blue prints.
-Help prepare parts for shipping (includes finishing).
-Removing scrap from gaskets and packing parts per instructions.
-Ensure work area is clean and tidy at all times.
-Follow safety guidelines at all times.
-Regular reliable attendance.
-Interacting and working well with co-workers and management.
-Help mentor new employees as needed.
-Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks and performs other duties as needed and/or assigned.

Education requirementsGED or Equivalent

Experience requirementsWill Train the right candidates.

Work hours2nd Shift: 2:00 P.M. to 10:30 PM
3rd Shift: 10:00 PM to 6:30 AM

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