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Production Machine Operator

Company: SKF - North America
Location: Hanover
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Shift: 3rd

  • Operate and set up a varitey of machines in the Production Shaft Seal Shop.
  • Perform operations on a variety of aerospace and industrial special production equipment.
  • Perform grinding and finishing operations.
  • Work with machines involving milling, turning, boring, lapping, and abrasive machining procedures.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Read and follow prints, sketches, and process sheets. etc.
  • Use precision measuring instruments to assure conformance to standards.
  • Perform operator capable lubrication and service as needed.
  • Transport items and products.
  • Make minor adjustments to set-ups performed by others.
  • Program and troubleshoot machines.
  • Maintain records and paperwork.
  • Ensure work areas are kept in a neat, safe, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Notify supervision of problems or difficulties.
  • Refer to supervisor for clarification of priorities, objectives, or policies.


    • Due to the nature of the work, US citizenship is required
    • All hourly employees will be part of the United Steelworkers Union (USW).
    • Able to read and understand blueprints.
    • Knowledge of measurement equipment such as gauges and micrometers.
    • Machine programming knowledge is a plus.
    • Able to effectively work in an environment requiring considerable independent judgment, analysis, creativity, pragmatism, and self-motivation with customer focus.
    • Available to work 3rd Shift.


      • Enjoy a robust vacation policy and 13 paid holidays!
      • We actively develop ourselves and our teams to enable outstanding delivery. We trust the strength of diverse teams and encourage agile ways of working.
      • We Honors First responders, and military veteran employees! Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
      • Best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs, and a wellness plan. Health and welfare benefits begins on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.
      • Amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401(K) program that boasts a 3% of all eligible 401k earnings contribution (100% Vested after 1 year of service).
      • Growth opportunities, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

        Equipment Used:
        Including but not limited to CNC, Lathe, Milling, Lapping, Grinding Machines, Finishing Machines
        Machining Professionals with prior experience working with CNC Machining, Lathes, Milling Machines, Finishing Machines, and Grinders, Machine Coding, Tool Off-Setting, knowledgeable of 5S and Lean Manufacturing, experience reading Blue Prints, utilizing Micrometers, Precision Dial Gauges, and other measuring tools are encouraged to apply!
        You should be proficient in:

        • Machine Setups for Production Runs
        • Blueprint Reading
        • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
        • Deburring Experience
        • Troubleshooting CNC Machines
        • Excellent Communication Skills
        • Shop Math Skills
        • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment

          Machines & technologies you'll use:

          • CNC Mill (3-4 axis VMC)
          • CNC Lathe (2-4 axis)
          • CNC Grinder
          • Manual Grinder
          • CNC Mill (5+ axis VMC)
          • CNC Lathe (5+ axis)
          • Vertical Lathe

Keywords: SKF - North America, Ellicott City , Production Machine Operator, Professions , Hanover, Maryland

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