Manual Machine Operator

Indianapolis, IN

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Manual Machine Operator Needed for Indy South Location on 2nd Shift

Pay: up to $17.60/hour (pay varies by experience and skills)

Hours: 3:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m., Monday - Friday


  • 10-hours Overtime/week
  • Temp-to-Hire
  • Free college classes
  • Affordable health/life/dental insurance

Machine Operator Position Overview: 

Operators responsible for setting up and operating equipment such as Brake Press, Vaill and Triple Stroke Endformers , Air Sizers, and CP roll formers in a proficient and safe manner. Additional Press, Tellesis or Stamper, and trim/deburr setup may be needed at various times.

Brake Press Operator Essential Job Functions:

  • Read previously prepared setup sheets and routing package for individual parts.
  • Determines what tooling is needed and where it is located.
  • Operates brake press to run production and performs quality inspections as required.
  • Makes necessary press adjustments during production runs to stay in tolerances.
  • May use templates, fixtures, surface plate, CMM, calipers, snap gauges, or other inspection tools to measure overall length, roundness, bead size, or other necessary dimensions per blueprint.
  • Watches for presence of kinking, flattening, tube breaks, burrs, and oversize/undersize conditions.
  • Complete records of production including scrap or rework reasons.

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Job Requirements

Machine Operator Job Requirements:

  • Must have a demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Proficiency in shop math (fractions, decimals, metric)
  • Ability to read and follow specific routing instructions
  • Ability to read and understand setup instructions
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Proficiency in the use of appropriate measuring instruments (tape measure, dial calipers)
  • Ability to check quality of parts against templates
  • Must have demonstrated ability to handle production requirements
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability from previous work
  • Must have the ability to stand for 8 hour shift or longer
  • Able to bend, twist, stoop to remove parts from baskets and lift to work area
  • Able to load parts into work area and completed baskets without damaging the part
  • Good hand and eye coordination
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