welding | Machine Operator (Extrusion, 3rd Shift) - Taylorville in Taylorville, IL

Machine Operator (Extrusion, 3rd Shift) - Taylorville

  • AGCO
  • 913 N Cherokee St
  • Taylorville, IL 62568
  • Full-Time
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JobTitle: MachineOperator



Reportsto: ProductionSupervisor


The Machine Operatoroperates various extrusion machines and extrudes material tospecification, from job orders and document productiondata.


  • Follow required safetyand work procedures.
  • Set-up, adjust, program,calibrate and perform preventative maintenance on extrusionequipment.
  • Fabricate material to specification,from job order and document production data at a level of outputthat minimizes production delays.
  • Utilizequality checks to ensure all systems are set for correctoperational sequencing and to meet productstandards.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly workarea to 5S Standards.
  • Implement all aspects ofAGCO Lean and Quality Management systems.
  • Otherresponsibilities asassigned.
  • SafetyResponsibilities

    Employees/temporaryemployees are responsible for individual compliance with all safetyrules, policies and procedures.Employee/temporaryemployee responsibilities include, but are not limited to, thefollowing:

  • Comply with all safetyrules, policies and procedures.
  • Report anyunsafe practices and/or conditions to theirsupervisor.
  • Wear required personal protectiveequipment (PPE) and report any defectivePPE.
  • Report all near-misses, incidents,injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or propertydamage.
  • Participation in the site Safety andHealthProgram.
  • Essentialskills


    Highschool diploma orGED.

    Qualificationsand Experience

  • Previousmanufacturing experience preferred.
  • Basiccomputer skills.
  • Understanding of how to usemeasuring instruments (calipers, protractor, tape measure, steelruler), read blueprints and operate hand grinder and other handtools.
  • Ability to read, write and use basicmath skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication anddivision).
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with theability to follow precise instructions.
  • Abilityto communicate effectively with peers, managers and acrossdepartments.
  • SupervisoryResponsibility

    This position hasno supervisoryresponsibilities.


    While performing theduties of this job, the employee works with and near largemachinery and equipment daily. The noise level in the workenvironment is usually loud. The employee is exposed to a varietyof extreme conditions including temperatures ranging from40F to105F.


    The physical demands hereare representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential job functions of thisjob.

    Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee is occasionallyrequired to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawand frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel;and reach with hands or arms. The employee must be able to standfor up to twelve hours per day. The employee must occasionally liftand/or move up to 50pounds.

    Specificvision abilities required by this job include close vision,distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptionand ability to adjustfocus.

    The employeemust wear personal protective equipment (i.e. eye protection,hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, sleeves,etc.)


    Notravel is expected for thisposition.




    GSI is an equalemployment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining aworkplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on thebasis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,disability, genetic information, or other protected group status asprovided bylaw.


    Please note this jobdescription is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensivelisting of activities, duties or responsibilities that are requiredof the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities andactivities may change at any time with or withoutnotice.

    Associated topics: automated, automated machinery, automatic, cnc, cnc fabricating, computer aided manufacturing, machine operator, precision machining, programming, smt machine

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.