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Machine Operator - 1st Shift

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MTS Systems

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC), is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated Machine Operator.   As the market leader in sensing technologies, MTS Sensors is transforming what is possible with trains, on- and off-highway vehicles, aircraft, steel production, wind turbines and space-aged materials - this is work we dream about as kids. MTS Sensors offers a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world.  We work as a team and are always striving to improve the levels of service we provide. We've built a dynamic, thriving business and our impressive growth is a direct result of the initiative, creativity, and enthusiasm of our employees.

By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.

If you like being challenged and want to continue to learn and grow while bringing your best every single day – then being a Machine Operator at MTS Sensors is an ideal opportunity for you. Join a company that prides itself on Total Customer Satisfaction coupled with Innovation and a set of core values that you can stand behind!

Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.

Primary Objective:
Operates all production and welding machines and performs other duties as required. Maintaining all established standards. Maintains schedules and status of orders. Communicates quality and production problems to Supervisor.

Major Areas of Accountability:
1. Operates all production machines within the department (such as saws, brazers, buffing, deburring and cleaning equipment) to ensure products meet specifications.

2. Performs repetitive orbital tig welding operations by positioning pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, or guides.

3. Ability to perform non-destructive tests such as the pressure tester.

4. Utilizes information systems (computer terminals, PC Label Maker and other information processing methods) to make product labels, procure sales order information, print schedules and track the assembly process of various sales orders.

5. Expedites priority orders through department to ensure on-time deliveries and maximum efficiency.

6. Maintains required information logs and records for reference (i.e. weld coupon logs).

7. Assists and backs up other team members as required to satisfy customer requirements and meet production deadlines.

8. Maintains good housekeeping methods to facilitate orderly and efficient operations.

9. Demonstrates an understanding of the following:
•Manufacturing processes
•MTS quality system
•MTS lean manufacturing operations such as KANBAN and 5S
•MTS safety programs and follows accordingly

10. Knows and applies the division’s quality policy and procedures of ISO 9001 as it relates to area of responsibility and the organization. Follows all standard operating procedures as prescribed and notifies appropriate personnel of any non-conformance.





•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Experience in operation of production machinery, orbital tig welders, drilling, tapping, brazers, saws, deburring and cleaning equipment
•Ability to read and comprehend written information to include manufacturing instructions, blueprint specifications and safety guidelines
•Ability to apply written and verbal work instructions
•Willingness to provide effective team-oriented, manufacturing support
•Ability to assist and back up other team members as required
•Requires limited supervision





MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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