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Setup Operator II

Employment status
Full-time
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Manufacturing
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Do you enjoy building and fixing mechanical things? If so, Miller Manufacturing has openings on 3rd shift for a Setup Operator.   You would be responsible for setting up fixtures and tools in machines as well as help diagnose issues when they arise.  

Miller Manufacturing Company, a market-leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of farm, ranch, and pet products, is searching for a Setup Operator II to join our team in Glencoe, Minnesota!

Summary: The Setup Operator is primarily responsible for the setting up of designated machines, tools, and work cells in an approved manner that ensures safe operation (in accordance with OSHA regulations) and the production of a quality product within specifications per the standard approved processing parameters.

AVAILABLE SCHEDULE:

3rd shift: Sunday – Monday 9:45pm - 7:15am; Monday – Friday 11:30pm – 7:15am

Wage: $18.75 – $23.00/HR depending on experience*

*Wages include shift differentials.

Summary:  The Setup Operator is primarily responsible for the setting up of designated machines, tools, and work cells in an approved manner that ensures safe operation (in accordance with OSHA regulations) and the production of a quality product within specifications per the standard approved processing parameters.

Essential Functions:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below satisfactorily.

  • Setup of Designated Machines, Manufacturing Cells/Workstations, and Tooling.
  • Material Handling: In cooperation with Material Handlers operate material handling equipment as needed to move raw material & subcomponents to job setup location in order to keep production running at the expected level.
  • Tooling and Machine Condition: Monitor Machine and Tooling usage and condition in order to identify current or potential future failure events. Communicate with Quality, Leads, Supervisors, and Managers on current or potential future failure events in order to establish the need for machine and tool maintenance or repairs.
  • Quality - Part and Process Assurance: ​Periodically validate machine and tool setups to ensure the Part production is within specification. Train Production Workers and Setup Staff on Standard Work and to periodically validate adherence to Standard Work, re-train when required, in order to ensure proper Part processing and Part quality. Perform production, machine operation or other duties as assigned by Leads, Supervisors, or Managers when Setup work is not needed in order to be a productive employee.

Knowledge, Education and/or Experience:

  • Requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), one to three years of related experience and/ or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • This position requires forklift certification (training and certification can be provided)
  • On the job training may be required.

Pre-employment drug screening and background checks required

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Job location
1400 West 13th Street
Glencoe, MN 55336
Benefit packages*
  • High-deductible health plan with 100% preventive services (in network)
  • 100% coverage for preventive prescription medications
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life, accident, and disability insurance options
  • Dental and vision plan options
  • 401(k) and profit sharing
  • Employee assistance program
  • Additional benefits may apply to specific companies

*Available to qualified full-time employees

About Miller Manufacturing Company

Miller Manufacturing Company is a market-leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of farm, ranch, and pet products sold under the brand names of Little Giant®, Hot-Shot®, Springer Magrath®, Double-Tuf®, Pet Lodge™, and API®. Started as a family-owned business in 1941, Miller is owned and operated by Frandsen Corporation of North Branch, Minnesota. At the core of our values is the commitment to American manufacturing, with most of our products designed, manufactured, and distributed here in the United States.

Miller Manufacturing’s catalog features over 1,000 products which are sold through a large network of farm and animal health supply distributors in the United States and over 30 countries around the world. Miller has remained focused on its core channel in the farm and ranch market since 1941 while continuing to provide innovative products alongside time-tested solutions to a broad range of customers.

Miller Manufacturing Company is an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity employer.