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Machine Operator

Machine Operator
by Admin on 04-04-2023 at 3:11 pm

Website Samtec

Have you enjoyed working in electronics manufacturing? Samtec is seeking MACHINE OPERATORS (Extrusion) with some manufacturing experience. Pay is $20/hr to start and training is provided. These positions are located in our Wilsonville, OR cable plant. Shifts are set schedules 12 hours, 3 days per week with full benefits. Current openings are Day Shift (ThFSa, 5am-5pm) and Night Shift, 5pm-5am (SuMTu and WThF). Night shift includes $0.75 differential per hour.

The associate may train on a different shift/schedule for a month prior to transferring to the regular schedule. Flexibility is important. On the job training provided, bonuses, with a people-centric culture.  Great benefits! 5% 401(k) match AND 7% 401(k) profit sharing contribution, paid Holidays, Vacation/PTO, Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Tuition Assistance for engineering degrees and so much more!

Samtec has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as a Top 15 Best US Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production and is rated as a service leader in the Electronic Interconnect industry. We are looking for people who enjoy using their hands, solving problems, and learning new things to operate equipment and tooling for the extrusion and Shielding functions.

Required Experience

  • Good computer entry skills with attention to detail.
  • Good manual dexterity.

Preferred Experience

  • Ability to read and understand job specifications, schematics, shop orders, read prints, operating instructions, perform basic math calculations, basic statistics interpretation, identify basic functional problems, take corrective action, and interface with supervisors and engineers to solve problems.
  • Experience with cable manufacturing processes is a plus.

 Preferred Education

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Technical degree or certificate is a plus

Physical Requirements – Extrusion

  • Able to stand and walk for 12 hours.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

 Essential Functions / Responsibilities – Extrusion

  • Set up and run extruder jobs for customer orders.
  • Work with high temperature machine/parts up to 1000˚F
  • Manage job inventory per established methods and procedures.
  • Follow the approved processes related to:
  • Machine manufacturing
  • Tooling
  • Resin type and color mix
  • Extruder running temperatures
  • Line speed
  • Line peripheral settings
  • Reel quantities
  • Labeling
  • Recipe used for cable measurements
  • Product usage and inventory issues
  • Other special instructions
  • Complete and maintain the required paperwork
  • Enter Maintenance Requests when machine issues are identified.
  • Understand and follow all safety procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area (tools and tooling in designated bin), floor swept, and garbage emptied.

SAMTEC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All employment decisions at Samtec are based in business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, pregnancy or parental status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity/expression, marital status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws.

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