Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Spencer, 502 INDUSTRY DR, SPENCER, Tennessee, United States of America Req #1120
Monday, March 28, 2022
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Do you want to:

- enjoy a better quality of life working in a small town like Spencer, TN.
- use your passion for details - big and small
- strengthen and fasten the world together by helping a team that designs leading edge products for tomorrow's next generation transportation systems
- enjoy using your skills to help find solutions to challenging opportunities
- work in a family oriented atmosphere
- have room for growth and opportunity 

Does this sound like you? If yes, then let's get into the fine print...    

JOB DESCRIPTION Machine Operator 


This machine operator position requires the operation and/or basic set-up of manufacturing equipment with moderate direction or supervision. The incumbent will possess and demonstrate the skills necessary to maintain production requirements and quality standards. Continuous Improvement of processes and products are an ongoing function of this position. You will be running machine 12575 on 3 shift.


List in order of importance the principal duties and responsibilities of the job:

  1. Follow all safety rules.

  2. Maintain clean, orderly work area

  3. To be at work, on time, when scheduled or use one of the remedies for attendance outlined in the associate handbook.

  4. Operate equipment and perform basic machine tool changes as required.

  5. Perform first piece inspection, monitor the quality of all parts, and make adjustments to maintain quality standards.

  6. Perform the duties required to record data for SPC, ISO/QS documentation.

  7. Ability to run TESA checks after proper training.

  8. Suggest process improvement ideas.

  9. All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. HS Diploma, GED or relevant experience.

  2. Ability to use all gages and gauging techniques required.

  3. Solid verbal and written communication skills. English language as primary.

  4. Understanding of SPC.

  5. Basic computer knowledge.

  6. Understand ISO/QS requirements.

  7. Ability to operate one or more sizes/types of manufacturing equipment.

  8. Ability to consistently meet production and quality standards

  9. Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of all required operator documentation.

  10. Good communication and teamwork skills.

  11. Ability to identify routine problem causation and correct routine problems.

*Factory conditions vary but machines give off heat, smoke/mist, and some locations have heat treat furnaces that may increase the temperature inside of buildings.

*All equipment has moving mechanical parts.

*Machine operators must work with oils and other chemicals in the manufacturing of parts and in cleaning of work areas.

*Because wiring is present, there is some minor risk of electrical shock while operating equipment.

*When in operation, machines will vibrate, as will the feeding systems of some equipment.

*Hearing protection is required PPE due to consistent decibel levels present when equipment is operating.

Make notes on the specific job duties that require the physical demands selected above:

*Standing/walking required to perform machine setup/operation, material handling, and data recording.

*Sitting may be required to perform some machine operation and data recording.

*Gripping/handling/fine finger movements are required for machine setup/operation, mechanical adjustments, gaging of parts, housekeeping, and control/switch operation.

*Reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching are physical requirements associated with setting up and operating equipment.

*Talking and hearing may be necessary to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors; as well as to hear alarms, pages, and machine noises.

*Pulling/pushing of parts on wheeled devices may reach a weight of 300 pounds.


All employees shall:

  • Obey all safety rules

  • Wear mandated personal protective equipment

  • Attend all EH&S training

  • Report all injuries immediately

  • Practice good housekeeping

  • Report all chemical spills immediately

  • Place waste in proper locations and appropriate containers

  • Report all safety hazards immediately

We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, handicap, genetic infiltration, disability or status as a veteran. Fontana reserves the right to require a drug screening at any time during the employment process.

Other details

  • Job Family Machine Oper - Semi Skilled
  • Job Function MNF - Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Spencer, 502 INDUSTRY DR, SPENCER, Tennessee, United States of America