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Machine Operator/Production

companyTech Ord
locationClear Lake, SD 57226, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Tech Ord: We build energetic parts that directly support our military and allies around the world! Join our team!

Pay: $18.50 - $22.00 per hour DOE

Benefits: Health, dental and vision insurance, 401K match, sick and vaction hours on day one, company supported events and appreciation gifts.

Shifts: 1st Shift: 5:45AM-4:15PM Monday-Thursday: Because we know you love a 3 day weekend! 2nd Shift: 4:30PM-3:00AM Monday-Thursday: Because you aren't an early riser and love a 3 day weekend!

Weekend Shift: 6:00AM-6:30PM: Work 3 days for full benefits and enjoy the rest of the week off!

Job Summary: The Machine Operator will operate machines and perform hand assembly and packaging of finished products, as well as make minor adjustments to machinery and/or equipment by following all instructions and safety rules.


  1. Operates machinery and/or equipment to produce quality products per customer specifications.
  2. Performs assembly, sealing and/or inspection of products.
  3. Follows work direction provided by Production Lead and/or Production Supervisor and attends Tier Meetings.
  4. Has ability to read and understand procedures.
  5. Completes accurate electronic and paper documentation.
  6. Maintains a clean work area per quality and safety standards.
  7. Has ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
  8. Complies with company safety standards and rules.
  9. Demonstrates reliability evidenced through regular attendance.
  10. Maintains a level of flexibility to meet company needs.
  11. Informs Production Lead and team of any needed machine repairs or concerns.
  12. Assists in reducing hazardous waste by operational proficiency.
  13. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.


  1. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States (ITAR restrictions).
  2. Must be at least 18 years of age to work at this facility.
  3. Must be eligible to possess explosives under the Safe Explosives Act of 2003 (as amended) as required by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for all employees of Tech Ord.
  4. High School diploma or Equivalent (GED) required; experience in a production environment preferred.
  5. Ability to communicate, read, understand and document effectively in English.
  6. Has basic computer operations aptitude including data entry and word processing ability using Microsoft Word and Excel upon hire.
  7. Function Specific RCRA training upon hire.
  8. Ability to work effectively with all employees as part of a team.
  9. Ability to multi-task in support of end-result/goal.


The description of the physical demands and the work environment characteristics here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform and those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job:

***Depending on the business needs, product line/programs in operation in a given week, physical requirements will vary, as each machine and product line requires varying expectations of sitting, standing, lifting, etc.

  1. Ability to talk and hear in order to communicate with others.
  2. Seated work for up to 30% of the workday.
  3. Frequently required to stand and/or walk throughout the facility including both indoors and outdoors.
  4. Requires frequent use of hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  5. Must have ability to bend over and reach into machines as well as ability to reach with hands and arms.
  6. Minimal lifting of 10 pounds is required. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds and rarely lifting 50 pounds or greater with assistance.
  7. Must be able to move materials by pushing, pulling or lifting.
  8. Bending, kneeling, or squatting is required to move materials and perform other tasks.
  9. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus when viewing a computer monitor.
  10. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and explosives.
  11. Ear protection is required as identified throughout the facility.
  12. Where required employees must wear a minimum of 50% cotton clothing including undergarments to mitigate electrostatic discharge (ESD). Employees must also wear company issued safety-toed conductive footwear. Tech Ord is an EEO employer including Disability/Vet.


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