Machine Operator

Operations Wilsonville, Oregon


Description

Position at Samtec, Inc

Samtec is seeking MACHINE OPERATORS, pay starts at $20/hr with some machine manufacturing experience. These positions are located in our Wilsonville, OR cable plant. Shifts are set schedules, 12 hours, 3 days per week (full-time), 5am-5pm days, 5pm-5am nights.

The associate may train on a different shift/schedule for a month prior to transferring to the regular schedule. Flexibility is important. On the job training provided, bonuses, with a people-centric culture.  Great benefits! 5% 401(k) match AND 7% 401(k) profit sharing contribution, paid Holidays, Vacation/PTO, Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Tuition Assistance for engineering degrees and so much more! 

Samtec has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as a Top 15 Best US Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production and is rated as a service leader in the Electronic Interconnect industry. We are looking for people who enjoy using their hands, solving problems, and learning new things to operate equipment and tooling for the extrusion and Shielding functions. 

Required Experience

  • Good computer entry skills with attention to detail.
  • Good manual dexterity.

Preferred Experience

  • Ability to read and understand job specifications, schematics, shop orders, read prints, operating instructions, perform basic math calculations, basic statistics interpretation, identify basic functional problems, take corrective action, and interface with supervisors and engineers to solve problems.
  • Experience with cable manufacturing processes is a plus.

 Preferred Education

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Technical degree or certificate is a plus

Physical Requirements - Extrusion

  • Able to stand and walk for 12 hours.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

Physical Requirements - Shielding

  • Able to stand and walk for 75% of the working shift.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.

 Essential Functions / Responsibilities - Extruders

  • Set up and run extruder jobs for customer orders.
  • Work with high temperature machine/parts up to 1000˚F
  • Manage job inventory per established methods and procedures.
  • Follow the approved processes related to:
  • Machine manufacturing
  • Tooling
  • Resin type and color mix
  • Extruder running temperatures
  • Line speed
  • Line peripheral settings
  • Reel quantities
  • Labeling
  • Recipe used for cable measurements
  • Product usage and inventory issues
  • Other special instructions
  • Complete and maintain the required paperwork
  • Enter Maintenance Requests when machine issues are identified.
  • Understand and follow all safety procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area (tools and tooling in designated bin), floor swept, and garbage emptied.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities - Shielding

  • Set up and run shielding jobs for customer orders.
  • Maintain a high level of quality and on-time delivery standards.
  • Manage job inventory per established methods and procedures.
  • Follow the approved processes related to:
  • Tooling
  • Process Sheets
  • Prints
  • Work Instructions
  • Shop Order packet
  • Other special instructions
  • Complete and maintain any required paperwork.
  • Trouble shoot quality problems.
  • Identify machine issues and enter auto-tech.
  • Understand and follow all safety procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area (tools and tooling in designated bin), floor swept, and garbage emptied.

  *The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position. Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities.

About Samtec:

Founded in 1976, Samtec is a privately held, $800 million global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions. What drives us at Samtec is the knowledge that our products enable engineers to create great things. When we innovate electronics capable of moving signals at faster speeds, smaller footprints, and higher densities, we know that we’re providing designers access to the technologies that they need to do the jobs that impact all our lives. Whether it’s advanced medical equipment with the ability to save lives, energy-efficient products that make our living spaces more comfortable, communication products that bring us together, or any number of other innovations, we feel good about our part in making those things possible. With 40 locations in 20 countries, Samtec’s global presence enables its unmatched customer service.

SAMTEC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All employment decisions at Samtec are based in business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, pregnancy or parental status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity/expression, marital status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws.