Machine Operator - Visalia, CA

Visalia, CA
Reference No: 17700

What's the role?

The role of Machine Operator is responsible for quality and timely production of orders. This position performs and follows standard production processes in order to maximize the production of special and standard products to meet customer and inventory planning demand. The Machine operator must adhere to defined quality control standards, perform required quality checks, and advise recommended improvements to increase product quality.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

Follow standard processes to build and produce standard and custom products to defined specifications in the Hilti production order, work instructions, and product drawings
Perform significant product modifications (cut, trim, coat, assemble); perform custom product packaging to produce kits to Project Management Office (PMO) specifications
Perform defined quality checks, adhere to quality standards, and accurately record results
Use SAP, or other management system, to request, release, log, and track production orders and schedule workload as directed by manager
Supply and organize raw materials to fulfill production orders
Prepare and stage completed products for shipment
Maintain work areas, tools, and assigned equipment in a proper, organized order, thus enabling the incumbent to perform the job in a timely, safe, and efficient manner
Perform defined operator repairs and maintenance on production equipment as scheduled or required
Maintain continuous and accurate levels of inventory ensuring greater than 90% accuracy in area of responsibility
Ensure protection equipment is properly used and maintained
Actively engage in planning of work and production (working hours, shifts, etc.) while pursuing continuous improvement of workplace, processes, and product quality
Additional duties as assigned

Our logistics operation is special because we own our whole supply chain, something that’s almost unique for a company of our size.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities domestically and internationally.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with little or no construction experience. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

High School Diploma or GED, required
Advanced Mechanical aptitude, required
Experience in production type operations; demonstrated competent and safe operation of heavy machinery and control systems in a schedule conscious production environment.
Ability to read and understand technical work instructions and job orders to competently perform required function and support production processes
Ability to perform visual inspections of materials being produced
Basic Computer Skills, required; experience using Windows applications and SAP, preferred
Basic Math Skills
Strong teamwork skills, reliability, and commitment
Ability to read and follow safety guidelines
Forklift Certification, required (once in position)

Working Conditions:

Workshop environment
Occasional domestic travel for training purposes

Adverse Work Conditions:

Workshop environment subject to heat, cold, noise, dust, and other particles
Operation of large equipment and machinery (i.e. forklifts, saws, production machines)

Physical Requirements:

Frequently lift up to 70 lbs.
Stand for long periods of time and perform repetitive reaching, bending, and climbing.

Safety Equipment Required:

Must observe and abide by any and all safety regulations as required by Hilti, Occupational Health and Safety Standards (OSHA), and Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (COSHR)
Safety shoes and safety glasses required

Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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