Machine Operator

Application deadline:

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:00pm


thyssenkrupp Presta Danville, LLC


Your responsibilities:

As part of the PASS 360 Training Program, a Machine Operator is a 2nd level Operator who has the responsibility of ensuring product quality by successfully managing the entire machine operating process. As a Machine Operator, you will start up machines, change the tooling of the machines to run different product, complete basic troubleshooting when issues arise, be alert to product quality and follow all control plans accordingly, and train others. Additionally, you will actively participate in a team environment to maximize production efficiencies in producing a zero defect high quality product. Machine Operators are hands on employees who work with state of the art equipment in a clean and professional work environment. This position requires a strong commitment to safety.

What We Look For:

The Machine Operator serves as an engaged and trusted source in the organization. Success in this role is measured by scorecard targeted metrics. Key deliverables to ensure success are listed below:

  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Has authority to stop processes to correct quality, safety or environmental problems, identify and place suspect product on quality hold, and to promptly notify Supervisory personnel when processes become noncompliant.
  • Drives towards meeting balance scorecard metric targets including: safety, sustainability, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Responsible for completing control plan inspections (CPIR).
  • Understands and maintains all quality standards.
  • Loads, unloads, sorts and inspects proper component parts and assemblies according to Control Plans and ensures accurate assembly.
  • Responsible for monitoring part quality data and entering corrections / offsets as required.
  • Participates in handling non-conforming products and quality sorts.
  • Maintains established 6S standards for work area.
  • Efficiently runs and operates all required equipment.
  • May be required to relieve team members for their breaks.
  • Assists other levels of Operators as needed and maintains self-direction to get the work completed when leadership is absent or unavailable.
  • Completes line start-ups and changeover activities.
  • Responsible for advanced PM activities including, but not limited to, fluid monitoring and greasing machinery.
  • Completes advanced SAP transactions.
  • Identifies and recovers machine faults.
  • Actively pursues other duties during down time.
  • Completes other job duties as delegated by department Shift Supervisor or Manager.
  • Completes all required departmental documentation by the end of the shift.
  • Monitors cycle time.
  • Performs inventory checks.
  • Performs trend monitoring/monitor scrap.
  • Performs change over.
  • Makes corrections and offsets.
  • Runs production lines.
  • Performs weekly preventative maintenance including, but not limited to, fluid monitoring and greasing machinery.
  • Performs tape change.
  • Performs tasks related to SAP.
  • Engages in and promotes a learning culture at thyssenkrupp by sharing knowledge and training other employees.
  • Cross-trains into different areas as needed to help maintain production demands.
  • Responsible for maintaining tooling cleanliness standards.


To perform this job successfully, a successful candidate will be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One year or more prior manufacturing experience preferred. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, decimals, negative and positive numbers. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs. Use of Metric System. Ability to solve practical problems and apply common sense understanding carry out instructions furnished both written/oral.
  • Language: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to team members and other employees of the organization.
  • Technology: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of SAP Integrated Business software and Maximo work order software. Use computer with Windows operating system, Microsoft Office Suites software.

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday



Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years



Required degree level: 

  • High school

Worksite Info: 

thyssenkrupp Presta Danville CAMSHAFTS Division 70 Walz Creek Drive Danville, IL 61832


Climate Controlled-State of the Art Facility, Low Insurance Premiums, 401K, Safe Work Environment, $1 Shift Premium, Tuition Reimbursement, Bonus Program