HBM Holdings

Machine Operator

US-IN-West Lebanon
ID
2017-1675
# of Openings
3
Category
General Labor

Overview

Since 1962, Tru-Flex has been designing and manufacturing flexible metal hose in West Lebanon, Indiana. We are a proven industry leader because of an unwavering commitment to quality, customer service, on-time delivery; best-in-class engineering resources; and innovative design. We also build our own manufacturing equipment which gives us a distinct advantage over our competitors and results in unique customer-focused solutions.

 

One of every two semi-tractors on the road today contains a Tru-Flex product. Additionally, with concerns for air quality growing, many off-highway machines contain our innovative, emission-controlling flexible hoses. From our engineered product line that includes patented products such as zero-leak torsional bellows, zero-leak Power Flex® and TFL-SSS, to standard strip-wound interlock hoses, our capability to manufacture engineered exhaust components is endless. Tru-Flex is also well represented in other industries that count on flexible hoses to contain, control, protect, or transfer a variety of materials. Those products include crush-proof hoses for moving grains, plastic pellets, wood chips, and other dry materials; heat-resistant ductwork and chimney liner; and flexible hoses that protect less durable tubing or electronics. We do it all.

 

Tru-Flex has opportunities for EXPERIENCED MACHINE OPERATORS with 4-5 years experience in both our West Lebanon and Attica locations. The Machine Operator is responsible for safely performing machine setups to start the production cycle and as needed when the production schedule demands. Incumbent must also control and adjust the functions and settings of machines and will be responsible for ensuring products meet our quality standards with regard to assembly specifications.

 

Eligibility for benefits the first of the month following date of hire. 

  • Medical insurance with prescription drug coverage and Health Savings Account
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance - company paid
  • Voluntary supplemental and dependent life insurance
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Vacation eligibility first year of hire
  • Other paid time off after 90 days

Wages commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

  1. Perform machine setups (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle and as needed when the production schedule demands.
  2. Control and adjust the functions and settings of machines (e.g. speed)
  3. Feed the necessary raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
  4. Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools to ensure they meet requirements
  5. Test the operation of machines periodically to guarantee their smooth running
  6. Fix issues that might occur during the shift
  7. Check output to discover any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  8. Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  9. Maintain activity logs by entering production data into Epicor system
  10. Perform preventative and regular maintenance on machines to ensure that their operational life is extended
  11. Participate in 5S activities daily
  12. Participate in TFPS initiatives

Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED; technical degree preferred
  2. 4-5 years of previous experience in a manufacturing environment 
  3. Understanding of production procedures (e.g work instructions, lockout/tagout procedures, set up procedures, job traveler, etc.)
  4. Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
  5. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  6. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  7. Analytical and problem solving skills
  8. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts desired
  9. Compliance with all health and safety regulations, policies and procedures
  10. Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  11. Attention to detail

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