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Assembly / Machine Operator - Weekend Shift

Company: Columbus McKinnon
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


Assembly / Machine Operator - Weekend Shift


Chattanooga, TN

Job Id:


# of Openings:


No High School Diploma or GED Required

Weekend Shift includes: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and potential overtime hours on Wednesdays or Thursdays

Job Title:
Machine Operator l


Job Code:
FLSA Exemption:

Reports To:
Production Supervisor

Role Summary:

This position is responsible for the set up and operation of the simpler machines in the Department 44. This includes, but is not limited to, assembly operations, drilling, tapping, grinding, painting and handwork.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Operate machines in Department 44 (hand tools, paint line, tap and thread) as required.
  • Perform and document all quality checks on any machine in the department.
  • Check, record, and adjust coolant concentrations and change or replace tooling.
  • Wear proper personal protective equipment as required for assigned machines.
  • Ability to complete forms as required by work center.
  • Perform any other duties as required.


    • Must be able to interpret documents such as manufacturing prints and work order packets.
    • Must be able to sharpen chasers.
    • Must be able to perform basic CMBIS transactions.

      Success Measures:

      Ability to interpret drawings and work order packets to set-up equipment and run acceptable product.

      Must be able to trouble shoot and correct minor problems in this work center.


      Equivalent experience with training in ABC print and work order reading and measurement techniques. Detailed training in machine operation is required.

      Special Position Requirements:

      The employee is subject to an environment that is at time congested with product boxes, material, etc. The employee is exposed to the hazard of mobile equipment moving in close areas. High noise levels are present in most areas the employee works.

      Work Requirements:

      Walking, sitting, and standing as required. Handling of product as required (up to 40 lbs). Handling of jigs, dies, and fixtures as required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to set up and run the following equipment: 1 &5 spindle drills, grinders, Bliss, cut off saw, safety hook drill, hookaroon drill, refractometer, dial calipers, production gages, and other measuring instruments as required.

      About Columbus McKinnon:

      Columbus McKinnon is a leading worldwide designer, manufacturer and marketer of intelligent motion solutions that move the world forward and improve lives by efficiently and ergonomically moving, lifting, positioning and securing materials. Key products include hoists, crane components, precision conveyor systems, rigging tools, light rail workstations and digital power and motion control systems. We are focused on commercial and industrial applications that require the safety and quality provided by our superior design and engineering know-how. Columbus McKinnon is a publicly traded company that has been in business for over 145 years - proud of our heritage, where we come from, and where we're going. As Columbus McKinnon grows globally, so does our need for driven and inspired employees. Join our winning team!

      Columbus McKinnon Corporation promotes a diverse and inclusive workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other Federal or State legally-protected classes. We also value the safety of all associates and work hard to maintain a Drug Free Workplace.

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