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Machine Operator at Altra Industrial Motion Corp.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Michigan City, Indiana





Job Description:
Job Description

Guardian Couplings is searching for a Machine Operator for our facility in Michigan City, IN. This employee will work under minimal supervision and while performing the duties of setting up and operating machine tools and equipment within the hub cell. This employee needs to be able to work well with others and be open minded as he or she will be producing a variety of finished parts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Works from standard and complex drawings, instruction sheets, charts and/or verbal instructions.
  • Works to close tolerance on unusual operational requirements, as necessary.
  • Assists in planning, scheduling and monitoring cell operation to achieve maximum utilization.
  • Recommends method changes towards process improvement.
  • Sets up, runs and adjusts machine controls, tools and machine equipment to achieve size, finish and tolerance.
  • In conjunction with manufacturing engineers, debug and edit programs to achieve size to achieve proven machining cycle.
  • Analyzes and adjusts or corrects controls, tools and fixtures to maintain quality levels during production.
  • Keeps all related equipment in proper storage within work location.
  • Performs routine daily maintenance on equipment in assigned cell.
  • Operates manual work transporting equipment within machining area.
  • Keeps machines, equipment and general work area neat and orderly.
  • Applies the principles of ABS (LEAN Manufacturing) in accordance with Policy Deployment.
  • Applies multi-tasking skills often by operating multiple machines in a cell environment.
  • Skills required include and are not limited to: turning, milling, broaching, sawing, grinding and drill and tap.


The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements
  • A High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Proficient blue print reading skills
  • Experience with machine tools and inspection tools such as gauge blocks, dial indicators calipers and micrometers
  • Ability to understand and follow work instructions

Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, 25 pounds frequently
  • Use of hand tools and the ability to use material handling devices
  • Must be able to sit stand for long periods of time as necessary in the work area


EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.