Finishing Operator


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Located in Stevensville, MI

Salary: $13.25 - $13.45 per hour

Finishing Operator

Job Summary: The Finishing Operator is responsible for visually inspecting the parts prior to manually filing and removing flash or processing through the trim press. This includes manually filing the part after applying the stamp after completion of the x-ray procedure. Responsible for physically placing the casting in the trim die nest to be trimmed and physically removing the casting when the auto-trim method is to be used. 

  • Location: Stevensville, MI
  • Position Type: Full-Time, Evaluation Hire
  • Pay/Salary: $13.45 - 2nd Shift, $13.25 - 3rd Shift
  • Schedule: 2nd Shift - 3:15 pm - 11:30 pm, 3rd Shift - 11:15 pm - 7:30 am 

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Responsibilities/Duties of Finishing Operator: 

  • Monitor equipment in your area of responsibility for adverse conditions and advise supervision of these conditions
  • Promote and maintain high productivity levels within your area of responsibility
  • Complete necessary record-keeping in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintain effective communication with peers and supervisors
  • Visually inspect parts for cast defects
  • Load the x-ray line by physically placing parts
  • Manually filing and manually removing flash when the trim press is not operable; require a constant flow of castings in the product flow
  • Remove any debris from trim nests during every cycle of operation
  • Physically place castings in the trim die nest
  • Ensure the operator loading the other trim dies within the trim press are ready for press to cycle
  • Physically remove the castings from the next and examine the trimmed parting line to ensure that the flash was removed
  • Manually remove any flash not removed by the trim die, prior to the saw operation
  • Physically place the trimmed and de-flashed casting into the saw fixture
  • Physically remove the casting from the fixture
  • Visually inspect saw cut every cycle
  • Follow work instructions and use appropriate PPE
  • Comply with OSHA Safety Standards
  • Participate in classes and training seminars to learn new technologies and techniques

Qualifications for Finishing Operator:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Steel toe boots required
  • Jeans, cotton clothing only, T-shirt
  • No nylon 
  • Earplugs, safety glasses; a mask is provided (bring your own personal mask if preferred)
  • Drug screen required
  • Parking in front 
  • Bring lunch  - 30 minutes paid lunch break, can’t leave & return at lunchtime. 

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  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
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Express Office: Saint Joseph
4070 Red Arrow Highway
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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