Header Operator 2nd Shift

Sterling Heights, 6125 18 MILE RD, STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan, United States of America Req #1175
Thursday, June 23, 2022
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Position Summary

With limited direction or supervision, this machine set-up/operator position requires the set-up and/or operation of header equipment. The incumbent will possess and demonstrate the skills necessary to maintain production requirements and quality standards.

Position Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Operating understanding of cold heading machines.

  • Set up and operate Formax 34's, 44's, 54's.

  • Maintain clean, orderly work area

  • Set-up and operate equipment as required.

  • Read and understand prints.

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

  • Train team members on all work standards.

  • Assist other operators as needed

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

  • Suggest process improvement ideas.

  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • 3 to 5 years of industry related experience

  • Progressive multi die experience

  • Ability to use all gages and gaging techniques required.

  • Thorough understanding of SPC.

  • Knowledge in ISO/QS requirements.

  • Ability to set-up and operate one or more sizes/types of manufacturing equipment.

  • Ability to consistently meet production and quality standards

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

  • Leadership skill and ability to train others.

  • Good communication and teamwork skills, including written communication as needed.

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

  • Use math skills for blue print reading, gauging and SPC.

  • Demonstrate the understanding of the manufacturing process and machine requirements to perform basic and repetitive work assignments.

  • Previous problem solving and trouble shooting skills/experience.

  • Experience operating multiple-types of manufacturing equipment

  • Must comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety guidelines and practices.


  • Minimum one to three years’ experience in direct or related field.

  • Previous problem solving and trouble shooting skills/experience.

  • Formal mechanical or technical training.

  • Forklift operation/material-handling experience.

  • Experience operating multiple-types of manufacturing equipment.

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 - Skilled
  • Job Function MNF - Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Sterling Heights, 6125 18 MILE RD, STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan, United States of America