Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Operations El Cajon, California


Summary of Responsibilities: 

Responsible for the full cycle of machine operation from set up to the end product.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining, controlling, operating and performing maintenance tasks on a variety of machines
  • Follows all company established methods, policies, rules, practices, and procedures to ensure employee safety, product quality and efficient operations.
  • Setup, Startup and shutdown of machines according to procedures
  • Must be able to make offsets, work with multiple tooling, and various materials including metals
  • Make adjustments to machine to meet specification of order
  • Monitor and maintain production reports
  • Check quality throughout shift using measuring tools like calipers, micrometers, height gage, bore gage, and groove micrometers.
  • Ability to read blueprints and run job to order specifications
  • Perform maintenance tasks as needed
  • Maintain and lubricate machines
  • Cross train on other machines and in other areas of the plant.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required and up to three years related experience or a combination of education and experience. Work experience in a machine shop or manufacturing environment is preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions
  • Ability to write
  • Basic math skills
  • Regularly required to use hands and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to listen and watch machine for malfunctions
  • Periodic lifting or moving of up to 50lbs
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • While performing this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and loud noise areas

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. SWM International is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce, and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at SWM, please email our Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]