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Machine Operator - Ditch Witch

Production, Administrative

Perry, Oklahoma

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Ditch Witch is now hiring Machine Operators in our Plant 3 location. Apply now to learn more about this career opportunity

Day Shift: 6:00 AM-2:30 PM, Monday-Friday

Night Shift: 9:00 PM-6:00 AM, Sunday-Thursday

Starting Pay:

Day Shift: $17.68

Nightshift: $19.45

What Can We Give You?

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Matching up to 4%, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 10 Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, and more!

Machine Operator II at Ditch Witch:

Operate one or more of various production machines. Machines operated may include Lathes, mills, drills, saws, automatic welders, benders, punches, shears, flame cuts, hi-definition & plasma, laser, heat treat, shot blast, gun drill, etc. As a cross-functional team member of this division he or she may also assemble components and perform other duties as assigned.

What Will You Do?

  • Read information from blueprints.

  • Set up, adjust, and operate production equipment. This includes monitoring the performance of the machine and carrying out operations in proper sequence.

  • Set up fixtures, mount parts/components in fixtures, and perform mechanical assembly. This includes using hand and air tools (wrenches, torque wrenches, impact wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, etc.).

  • May remove parts from fixtures, clean or de-burr them, check them for quality using measuring tools (micrometers, gauges, tape measures, rules, squares, etc.), and detect and correct defects.

  • Performs basic operator maintenance to the equipment with which they are assigned to avoid down time and loss of production.

  • Use a computer to check part locations, inventory, and maintaining production records.

  • Provide input for troubleshooting and problem solving.

Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing plant conditions (indoors, with variable temperature and humidity, noise, and dirt).

  • Physical hazards such as powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, moving machinery, electrical arc-welding equipment, and materials handling.

  • Work with hazardous materials, such as coolant, solvents, oils, grease, and pressurized gases.

  • Variable duties, workloads, and priorities.

What Will You Need?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Typically, 18 to 36 months of directly related experience required; experience in welding or mechanical repair preferred.  

  • Be knowledgeable of SAP and be able to utilize the system, and assist others, based upon job needs.

  • Have appropriate reading, clerical, and basic math skills. This includes the ability to understand written instructions, maintain production records, and calculate sums, differences, and fractions.

  • Demonstrates the ability to move from process to process with little to no supervision.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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  • Benefits

    We offer a full range of benefit options for your present and future needs including competitive salaries, 401(k)s, paid vacation days, and more.

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