Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.
We're looking for a Machine Operator to join our team at our Chanhassen, MN location. The role will contribute to activities to Driver License (DL) or Identification (ID) personalization in accordance with company standards, policies and procedures. The Machine Operator with maintain personalization machine, troubleshoot, repair minor and quick fix problems on designated equipment.
Operate production machinery while continuously monitoring the quality of output and machine performance.
Perform small machine adjustments using company-supplied hand tools and other supplies as needed to ensure product quality and production speed.
Production, Quality Inspection and Mailing of materials and finished goods
Maintain equipment in good working order
Document and audit logs for production, inventory receipt of raw materials, ISO controls and finished goods
Shred destruction materials
Receive inventory by UPS and/or Freight Carriers
Ship inventory to contract locations
Stock materials and preparation for production
Weekly clean of shop floor; sweeping, trash
Responsible and accountable for personal work time with ability to focus on details for long periods.
Attention to punctuality, accuracy, and team orientation in work and surroundings is required.
Assist other operators as needed, including providing machine coverage during breaks and lunch.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Review the job sheet and approved proof for each job to determine customer specifications, such as material requirements, shipment, etc.
Communicate all pertinent issues as they relate to quality, production or maintenance directly to the Production Supervisor or Production manager.
Identify, evaluate and initiate corrective action on any aspect of machinery operations, seeking assistance or advice as needed.
Ensure that all pertinent information related to shift carry-over, including job and machine status, is conveyed to the incoming operators during shift transitions.
Use knowledge acquired during maintenance training and hands on experience to diagnose and repair minor, quick fix machine issues.
Provide feedback about training and manuals.
Setup new job configuration in the personalization machines.
Must have U.S. or Dual Citizenship and be able to obtain post-hire clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investments in the U.S. (CFIUS) and Department of Treasury
Required Skills and Experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Basic math skills
Knowledge of basic hand tools.
Proficiency with Microsoft office including typing and excel
Ability to prioritize the workload
Ability to troubleshoot routine machine issues
Ability to accurately document check lists.
Ability to interpret and work from established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions
Ability to work and communicate effectively and courteously with co-workers
High school diploma or equivalent
Technical Education or experience preferred
2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
2 years of machine or IT experience.
Experience operating production machinery is preferred
Position is located in a manufacturing environment
Exposed to a moderate noise level (though below 85 decibels)
Must wear safety shoes if specified in the local Safety Shoe Policy
May require the use of additional personal protective equipment (such as safety glasses) as dictated by local policy
Must be able to distinguish colors across the full color spectrum
This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with (a) criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.
Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.
Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law