Wright .and. McGill Machine Operator - Hook Machine Operator 2nd Shift in Denver, Colorado
Hook Machine Operator (2nd Shift)Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle, Co. is one of the most recognized names in thetackle industry and has been a manufacturer of fishing products for over 90years. Not only do we manufacture our fishhooks right here in Denver, CO,but we distribute premium quality fishhooks, rods, reels, and terminalfishing tackle throughout the United States and in over 40 countriesworldwide.Along with being a great place to work, we offer the opportunity to work a 4day work week, ability to participate in an excellent benefit package whichincludes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, profitsharing and a 401K plan with a match, and the opportunity to receive a 90day bonus.Eagle Claw is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting aculturally diverse workforce.POSITION PURPOSEUnder direct supervision, operates up to four Hook Machines and monitors theoutput of each machine to produce fish hooks that meet pre-determined qualityand production standards.ESSENTIAL DUTIES Continuously monitors the output from equipment to ensure qualitystandards are met. Maintains acceptable production output by meeting or exceeding 100% ofthe machine standard. Uses micrometer, calipers, microscope, testing equipment andoptical comparator to monitor hook specifications. Using hands and various tools, changes wire, cutting tools,milling tools, point sharpening cutters and eye pins as necessary tomaintain quality standards. Using various hand tools makes adjustments to equipment when necessaryto meet quality standards. Enters production into Oracle by scanning tray labels when the box isfilled to the exact weight. Physically moves wire spools into position and loads spool on to let offdevice. Threads wire into machine feed mechanisms verify wire type and sizeare correct. Passes essential information along to the next shift regarding theoperations of the machinery. Accurately fills out inspection and production forms. Cleans, oils and maintains equipment in order to keep it operational. Observes and performs all safety and good housekeeping regulations ofthe department and the Company. Endorses all company and departmental rules and regulations.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Must be able to work any shift and overtime hours when required. Must have excellent visual acuity and able to inspect small details offish hooks. Must remain focused on Quality and Production standards. Must possess solid mechanical aptitude. Must possess manual dexterity in both hands to use required hand tools. Must be able to read, write and possess basic computer skills. Previous manufacturing experience preferred. Must be a team player and perform all functions of the position in aprofessional manner.PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS Must be able to stand and walk for periods of up to twelve hours. Must be able to function in a noisy environment and tolerate exposure tooil, grease, chemicals, dust, and heat up to 90 degrees. Must be able to work around high speed machinery. Must be able to twist, bend and stoop. Must be able to reach from floor level to a height of six feet in orderto check equipment and make adjustments. Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. frequently, and up to 75 lbs.occasionally. Must be able to observe the operation of equipment from a height of fivefeet in order to detect malfunctions. Must be able to wear tool pouch. Safety glasses, hearing protection and safety boots are required.