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Machine Operator

Fort Wayne, IN

Job ID: 179837 Industry: Industrial Branch: Fort Wayne Pay Rate: $18.00 - $20.00

As a leader in the staffing and recruiting, Pro Resources Staffing is dedicated to connecting great employees with great companies. The staffing office in Fort Wayne, IN currently seeks qualified Machinist / Setup Operator to work at a local client facility.

This is a 3rd shift position however training will be held on 1st shift for approximately 3 months. The option to move back to 1st is based on seniority and what machines someone is trained to operate. First shift hours are Monday- Friday 7: 30am- 4: 00pm with a 30min lunch; third shift is Monday- Friday (starts Sunday night) 11: 00pm- 7: 30am with a  30min lunch.

Summary: Responsible for the efficient setup and production of quality machined components meeting all production requirements.


  • Sets up the computer controlled machine center (CNC) using a defined series of steps.

  • Completes a first piece inspection to assure that the machine is correctly setup upon completion of the setup, the setup/operator in collaboration with the Quality Engineer.

  • Makes appropriate changes as necessary to the CNC setup to produce accurate components that meet customer requirements.

  • Runs production order upon first piece approval by the Quality Engineer.

  • Loads raw castings and other parts into a computer controlled machine center for processing.

  • Removes parts, deburr them, and checks critical dimensions upon completion of the machine cycle.

  • Records time and materials used in a prompt and accurate manner.

  • Records scrap materials using established procedures.

  • Consults with Supervision, Level 2 and Level 3 Machinists to identify quality problems and resolve production issues when needed.

  • Judges the quality of the product that they complete.

Requirements / Skills:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Able to understand industrial drawings

  • Understands mechanical systems

  • Common Hand tools

  • Die grinders

  • Forklift / Hand truck

  • Precision measuring instruments

  • Capable of following verbal and/or written instructions

  • Comfortable with making correct choices within a high degree of complexity.

  • Can complete calculation of angles and understands principles of Geometry.

  • Understands multiple axis adjustment of CNC machine centers

  • Physical Requirements: Lifting up to 70 pounds Use of power tools

  • Able to bend, twist, push & pull

  • Capable of standing/walking more than 80% of work time. 100% of working time (except for assigned breaks) is spent on the production floor.

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