Machine Operator

Medeco   Salem, VA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
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Posted on October 4, 2020

Machine Operator OEM - 2nd shift

Are you looking for a new challenge in Manufacturing? This opportunity as a 2nd shift Machine Operator in the OEM department at Medeco could be for you!

Medeco, located in Salem, Virginia, is an innovative market leader of electronic, patented and High Security mechanical locks and locking systems for security, safety and control and is a part of the Electromechanical Specialties & High Security Group of ASSA ABLOY companies.

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety, and convenience. Our products and solutions are used in commercial, industrial, institutional and residential areas. With more than 150 companies operating in almost every country around the globe, ASSA ABLOY has been extremely successful and is today the largest company in the industry. We believe that competent people are the basis of our continuous success.

Medeco is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Veterans/Disabled, and other protected categories.

What you will be doing:

You will be operating manufacturing machinery, robots and assembling parts for our high security lock and key production. This opportunity is on our 2nd shift, which starts at 3:30 p.m. Pay will be determined based on by experience and skill level. Second shift employees receive a .40/hour shift differential. Overtime may be required. Training will be provided.

Duties include:

  • Position and align tools into holders
  • Observe operation to inspect first-run work pieces
  • Troubleshoot machine/set up issues
  • Make edits and adjustments in the machine program
  • Study blueprint, layout or chart to visualize work sequence of operations, dimensions and tooling instructions
  • Assemble and pack parts as needed
  • Train others as required
  • Actively involved in continuous improvement, kaizen, quality, cycle time reduction.
  • Other duties as necessary.

What we are looking for:

Qualified candidates with 3-5 years of experience with manufacturing machine operation is preferred. A high school diploma or equivalent is required along with a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows. You need to be capable of performing machine changes and adjustments in an accurate, timely manner on all machines. Knowledge of coolant and cutting oils is helpful.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal, corrective vision range; ability to see color and to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, bend and reach.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. The work environment is primarily indoors. The position does not travel.

Important Notices: This job posting is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that a team member in this position may be asked to perform. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs.

"Let's open the doors to the future - together!

Working for ASSA ABLOY means that you will be part of a dynamic environment, developing innovative solutions to improve our customers' lives. As the global leader in door opening solutions we are using the latest technologies to open doors to events, hospitals, education, homes, hotels, airports and businesses. Joining ASSA ABLOY means being part of a fast-moving company with many opportunities.

Medeco is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Veterans/Disabled, and other protected categories.

Virginia, USA