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Machine Operator

The HT Group is currently hiring for a Machine Operator for our client located in San Marcos, TX. The purpose of this position is to set up, maintain and operate machinery. This is a full-time, temp-to-hire role. The ideal candidate will be mechanically inclined, is experienced in machine operation and/or is interested in learning to operate multiple machines such as the Extruder and Braider.

Position: Machine Operator

Type: Temp-to-hire

Pay: $14.50


M-F, 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Responsibilities of the Machine Operator:

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

Skills and Requirements of the Machine Operator:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Willing and able to learn and operate multiple machines
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus
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