Part Time Machine Operator (1st, 2nd, Weekend Shifts)

Website Velocity Machine, Inc.

Base Hours for First Shift: 4am-2pm Mon-Thursday

Base Hours for Second Shift: 2pm-12am Mon-Thurs

Base Hours for Weekend Shift: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6am-6pm

$3.00 shift premium for working on 2nd or weekend shifts

Summary: This position performs machine operation on specific production work centers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities will include the following: Duties may be modified or additional duties assigned.

  • Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of products to standards.
  • Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur and report issues to set-up employee and/or supervisor.
  • Maintains continuous and repetitive production runs to meet manufacturing requirements.
  • Reads and interprets drawings and shop orders to meet part specifications.
  • Measures dimensions of finished work piece to ensure conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments.
  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude and understanding of functions of machine operations and the safe operations of machine driven processes.
  • Be able to learn quickly how to operate machines, use gage checking equipment and locate dimensions on a machining blue print.
  • Perform in process checks to make certain that the parts run efficiently and accurately to assure quality before approving production.
  • Fills out data on inspection forms with required information. Notes other information related to job problems and performance.
  • Removes burrs, sharp edges and clean parts.
  • Stamps identifying numbers on parts as instructed.
  • Package finished goods and maintain a clean work area.
  • Follow company rules and safety policies.
  • Bring forth process improvements to enhance Lean Processes.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Mechanical aptitude and experience operating machines preferably in a machine shop, but also converting or other machine operation
  • A technical degree or technical training in machine operation desirable; High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must possess or quickly learn blueprint reading skills and understand both Metric and English measurements; strong math skills are preferred
  • Must be able to assess the accuracy and thoroughness of the work assigned
  • Experience using various gauges to verify dimensions such as; micrometers, dial calipers, height gage, depth gages and dial indicators is helpful but definitely need to be willing to learn
  • Able to understand various types of tooling with training
  • Must be able to maintain manufacturing specifications
  • While hoists are provided to assist with lifting, you must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs
  • Willing to work overtime as needed.  Excellent attendance record and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team


Physical Demands:

  • Move or lift objects up to 75 lbs. in all directions
  • Pushing, pulling, reaching
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling
  • Operating machinery


Work Environment:

Machine Shop Environment

Velocity Machine Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/vets.