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Industrial Machine Operator/Production - Full Time

East Penn Manufacturing - Lyon Station, PA

Posted on 10/14/21 (Ref: )

Industrial Machine Operator/Production

General Laborer
  • Loads, removes, or stacks different components in the battery manufacturing process.
  • Manually lifts or pushes different components to move them to specified location repetitively.
  • Visually inspects the material and discards defects.
  • May have to measure components or stacks of material.
  • May need to weigh finished product.
  • May need to use some fork lift equipment.

Machine Operator
  • Operates, tends, and maintains machines to make lead acid batteries.
  • Reads specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Follows sequences for operational procedures on a computer.
  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated. Automatically or manually loads material into machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • May measure work piece dimensions, thickness and weight in order to determine the accuracy of machine operation.
  • May perform minor machine maintenance, including cleaning and oiling.
  • May assist in setting up machine, and stacking, marking, packing, and transporting finish work pieces using an electric pallet jack, hoist or forklift.
  • Relieves other operators at shift change time and breaks.
  • *Maintains regular attendance.
  • *Ability to work mandatory over time.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Management.
  • Responsible for producing a high quality product.
  • Responsible for proper hygiene, housekeeping, and safety practices.

*These tasks are considered essential elements of the job.

  • Math skills, familiarity with the metric system a plus.
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot machinery
  • Ability to take and read measurements
  • Basic computer skills
  • Mechanical skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret 1st piece inspection/set-up sheets
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers

At East Penn, our people are our business. We are a family-owned enterprise committed to fostering an atmosphere that honors the contributions of everyone. We want our employees to have long-term careers, and many do more than 35% of our workforce has over a decade of service. East Penn Manufacturing is a private company and the world's largest single-site, lead-acid battery facility. Serving the transportation, motive power, reserve power, and wire and cable markets.

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