Machine Operator (Hammond)

Job Title:  Machine Operators

Job Location:  Hammond, IN

Job Type: Temp-to-Hire

Shift: Monday-Friday, some Saturday’s are required.

  • First Shift, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Second Shift, 3-11:30 p.m.

Salary: $11.00/hour – depends on experience


  • PTO
  • Holiday Pay
  • Health Insurance

Job Description: Responsible for carrying out the daily duties of a Machine Operating Technician, including but not limited to: producing parts according to samples, written specs or verbal instructions; comparing completed parts to production sample(s) to ensure proper quality; maintaining 5-S cleanliness and efficiency standards; and upholding Midland safety standards.

Job Duties:

  • Operate machinery (Press Brake, Spot Welder, Punch Press, Drill Press, Etc) to produce the required number of parts according to the production schedule.
  • Compare finished parts to production sample(s) as instructed on job order to ensure proper quantity and quality.
  • Restock, move and organize materials (sheet metal, wire, tubing) to keep production running smooth.
  • Enter completed parts to the computer system to ensure job order data is accurate.
  • Punch in and out of the computer system to ensure payroll/labor data is correct.
  • Account for downtime by punching into or out of proper down-time/indirect labor codes.
  • Correctly fill out shipping tags.
  • Load finished parts (correct number and/or correct weight) in the box according to instructions.
  • Continually strive to meet Midland Metal Products employment standards, policies, and regulations.
  • Assist other departments when necessary
  • Maintain awareness of and continually practice safe work habits. Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Maintain cleanliness on projects both during and after job completion. Adhere to and understand 5-S standards and evaluation.
  • Work overtime when needed.
  • Work in a variety of temperature conditions.
  • Maintain accurate records, both paper and electronic, related to incoming and outgoing materials, job orders, shipping tags, etc.
  • Maintain updated knowledge of product and industry standards.
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.
  • Attend company-sponsored training (i.e. external, in-house, web/computer-based, etc.)
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 1 to 3 years of previous work-related skill, knowledge, and experience preferred.
  • Prior mechanical training preferred.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment helpful.
  • Experience as a machine operator helpful.
  • Must pass E-verify.

Apply today or call 219-803-6072 for more information.

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