Experienced Machine Operator

The Machine Operator – Experienced 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 Machine Operator – Experienced requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Controls and adjusts machine settings to complete routine tasks according to specifications. In addition, Machine Operator – Experienced typically reports to a supervisor/manager. Being a Machine Operator – Experienced works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Working as a Machine Operator – Experienced typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.

Experienced Machine Operator Job Description Template

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


  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products;
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools;
  • Maintain activity logs;
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws;
  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines;
  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle;
  • Test operation of machines periodically;
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift;
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed).


  • Physical stamina and strength;
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus;
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals;
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.);
  • Proven experience as a machine operator;
  • Understanding of production procedures;
  • Teamwork and communication skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear);
  • Attention to detail.