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Machine Operator

The Machine Operator position is responsible to set up, prepare and operate various machines for the purpose of demonstrating powder processing equipment capabilities.

  • Operate test equipment: start-up and shutdown, adjusting equipment parameters and recording equipment parameters under the direction of the Technical Asst. Manager or Process/Application engineers.
  • Running or assisting in running customer tests.
  • Analysis of processed materials.
  • Upkeep and maintenance of test equipment (will require use of hand tools).
  • Disassembly/Assembly and cleaning (dry/wet) of test equipment.
  • Manually transfer (scoop/shovel) various powders from containers to test equipment. This may range from small amounts (pounds) to hundreds of pounds of powder in a shift.
  • Routinely lift containers of powders of up to fifty pounds.
  • Perform particle size analysis via prescribed method.
  • Packaging and stretch wrapping final products in containers.
  • Packaging and shipment of customer materials.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • MS Suite knowledge
  • Experience with laser diffraction particle size analyzers (not required)
  • 2+ years working operating and/or maintaining equipment in an industrial setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Operating powder processing equipment
  • Forklift experience
  • Research & Development experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • College degree or technical school preferred

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Hosokawa is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

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Date posted

May 22, 2023


Machine Operator

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