JBT Corporation

  • Machine Operator

    Job Locations US-NC-Apex
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/10/2018 10:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Direct Labor
  • Overview

    The mill mechanic operates wire drawing mills to produce drawn wire to internal and external customers.   The position requires a complete knowledge of the inter-workings of the mills, spoolers and/or any production equipment and how to keep them running/operational.


    Starts up, operates and performs essential PM duties on mills throughout the department on a daily basis.


    Checks product to ensure product is according to specifications.


    Manages daily production inventory. This may include:

    Working with team members to routinely review production needs as listed on the computerized production system, and helps to ensure the team’s production levels meet scheduled demand.

    Alerting shift supervisor to any hindrances in meeting the production schedule.

    Managing product inventory to increase inventory flow (turns).


    Performs machine maintenance/and alert supervisor or maintenance mechanic as needed to keep the equipment running/operational.


    Participates in process improvement initiatives. May work as a team with other Wire Mill Department employees on process improvement projects.


    Runs, prints (if necessary), and understands the open order report in order to determine which wire orders need to be produced and establish the priority for daily production.


    Minimum Qualifications:


    Minimum of a high school degree or the equivalent.


    Must be able to safely and simultaneously manage and maintain multiple machines.


    Must possess the ability to work effectively with others, in an independent production team environment.


    Good oral communication skills.



    Preferred Experience:


    Previous experience working in a manufacturing facility.


    Previous experience using standard micrometers, or other similar measuring equipment.


    Previous experience in an ISO-certified production environment.


    Previous experience working with a computerized production scheduling system.


    Previous experience as an operator/mechanic on production equipment.



    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.


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