Machine Operator in Export, PA

Export, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 9.75 - US$ 10.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Machine Op
Breanna DeMott, Spherion
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Job Description

Manufacturing company in Export in need of machine operators. Company manufactures stainless steel gas appliance connectors, fittings, valves and regulators for the commercial and residential markets. 

Job Description: 

Heavy machine operation.  Operator (while sitting) will a hold pipe and insert one end into a swagger at a specific time (lights indicate proper timing of operation and completion of operation).  This process provides a neck on the end of the pipe.  The operator then removes the pipe and inserts another pipe in a continuous, fast paced motion to follow the lights and cycle of the operation.  Each end of the pipe must be swagged.  An operator will be swagging for 30 minute increments before rotation within the work cell.   After 30 minutes at the swagger the operator will rotate to another station in centerline, neck cutter.  Here the operator will stand and insert the swagged pipe into a machine and push a button.  The button activates a cutter and the neck of the pipe is trimmed.  This process must be completed to both ends of all swagged pipe.  All operators will be neck cutting for 30 minute increments.


  • Previous experience in manufacturing/assembly environment        
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience required in machine operations and setup
  • Familiarity with computer controlled equipment is highly desired
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position. Depending on the workload and the specific work area, the production positions may require a person to perform the physical requirements below for up to 8 hours at a time. 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. periodically
  • Standing/walking/sitting for long periods
  • Bending/stooping/kneeling/reaching
  • Pushing and pulling of carts 
  • Climbing ladders 
  • Hand/eye coordination 
  • Repetitive use of both hands and arms 
  • Grasping with both hands 
  • Ability to work in a factory environment (ventilation, fans and heat are provided)  
  • Periodically mandatory overtime requirements

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