Production Machine Operator

The Production Machine Operator I uses computer-controlled equipment to select, position and secure automatic or semi-automatic machines. Sets up and operates a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. Being a Production Machine Operator I may require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Controls and adjusts machine settings to complete simple tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion. In addition, Production Machine Operator I typically reports to a supervisor/manager. Being a Production Machine Operator I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

Production Machine Operator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Production Machine Operator to join our team.


  • Checks and inspects operations;
  • Organize processed product for further processing or shipping;
  • Efficiently and effectively operate production equipment assigned;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Maintain clean work area, preform minor routine maintenance;
  • Working off of process sheets with instructions;
  • Set-up production equipment to match job to be processed;
  • Setting up and operating automatic or semi-automatic machines;
  • Plan day, ensure product is available and positioned to process.


  • Using considerable judgment and initiative;
  • Ability to read blue-prints and use measuring equipment;
  • Production experience in a machine shop environment.