Kinze Machine Operator in Williamsburg, Iowa

Assists with the production process by maintaining the operations of brakes, drills, and saws while producing quality products in an efficient manner.


  • Set up and operation of shears, brakes, saws, and flamers.

  • Performs regular first echelon machine maintenance and reports regular first echelon machine maintenance and reports probable machine malfunctions.

  • Responsible for seeing that functional supplies and parts are on hand to assure productive machine operation.

  • Responsible for first parts and periodic part inspection to assure part is made to print.

  • Utilize hand tools and precision measuring instruments for machine operations

  • Operate and monitor equipment and replenish materials as needed

  • Maintain proper 5S, housekeeping and safety standards

  • Must wear and use all required personal protective equipment

  • Responsible for safety and safety of others

  • Assist other departments when necessary

  • Comply with company core values, policies, and legal guidelines


  • Manufacturing, fabrication, or machine operation experience is preferred

  • Knowledge of machine technology is a plus

  • Ability to compute basic mathematics

  • Ability to use a ruler is required

  • Must have demonstrated work ethic and work habits that would adhere to company polices

  • Must work well independently and in a team situation

  • Must be quality and safety oriented

  • Must have high attention to detail and a sense of urgency

  • Ability to read, comprehend, follow and apply work instructions and procedures

  • Accurate problem identification and solving skills is preferred