Header Operator

Location: Ottawa, Kansas US


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Job Number: 19760

Position Title:

External Description:
Header Operator

Company: Mac Fasteners

Primary Location: 1110 E. Enterprise Street, Ottawa, KS 66067 USA

Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time

Function: Manufacturing Production / Distribution

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About Mac Fasteners

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Set up and operate single and/or multi-die headers for manufacturing precision aircraft quality fasteners.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Competencies:

Reads and interprets documents (blue prints, drawing, or manufacturing work orders), to ascertain what tools and materials are necessary for producing products to precision tolerance to aircraft specification.

Sets up and operates, on a production basis, all assigned headers and their related products. This
includes settings and adjustments required to produce parts to specifications. Selects, mounts, and
aligns tooling attachments and materials in proper order and relationship. Makes all adjustments necessary to produce parts of acceptable quality.

Loads machines with raw material and monitors production run using measuring devices, such as, comparators, micrometers, calipers and various other inspect gauges.

Reworks and directs reworking of tooling as needed.

Keeps accurate statistical process control records, when required, on each job manufactured, making adjustments during production run as the SPC data directs.

Meets and maintains all productivity levels and quality requirements to support departmental goals and schedules. Provides training to departmental personnel for all aspects of machine set up and operation.

Performs minor preventative maintenance on assigned machines.

Performs record keeping, data entry, housekeeping, and follows safety regulations.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Blueprint Reading:

Ability to read and understand blueprints.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). A minimum of 4 years experience in heading aircraft quality fasteners on single and/or multi-die machines; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical
parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

City: Ottawa

Location_formattedLocationLong: Ottawa, Kansas US

State: Kansas

Community / Marketing Title: Header Operator

Company Profile:

Requisition Number: 1048&site=1

EEO Employer Verbiage:

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us at careers@trimascorp.com or 248-631-5450
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TriMas Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.