Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect people, products and places. Brady's products help customers increase safety, security, productivity and performance and include high-performance labels, signs, safety devices, printing systems and software. Founded in 1914, the Company has a diverse customer base in electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, medical, aerospace and a variety of other industries. Brady is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and as of July 31, 2019, employed approximately 6,100 people in its worldwide businesses. Brady's fiscal 2019 sales were approximately $1.16 billion. Brady stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC. More information is available on the Internet at www.bradycorp.com.
Position Summary:The Machine Operator will be responsible for operating equipment in the one or more value streams of the Good Hope operations. This position is responsible for the production of valuable, defect-free products that meet or exceed our customers' expectations. The machine operator will be successful in this position by executing to standard work and adhering to all company policies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Follow Schedule Boards or Hour by Hour boards
Run samples and adjust print quality, registration, color settings and mixings to match order specifications.
Perform final pre-run inspection of job, quality checks during the run, and job completion, meeting quality and quantity standards.
Perform all required preventive maintenance of press.
Handle and dispose of hazardous materials and chemicals according to procedures.
Work from standard work, written instructions, and established procedures to complete assigned tasks.
Address and resolve routine inquiries and problems, referring the more complex issues to the supervisors.
Interact with different shifts to provide updates on current jobs, issues, or updates.
All other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
High School Diploma or Equivalent is required.
Basic computer skills E-mail, Microsoft Office, and Data Entry
Basic math skills
Ability to safely lift and carry 50 lbs
Ability to stand for 80% of shift
Ability to push/pull 22 lbs
Ability to climb 8 inches; frequent standing and walking
Ability to troubleshoot and communicate process issues
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Technical & Analytical skill set
Ability to read & follow written directions
Detail oriented, strong work ethic & a positive can do attitude
Desire to learn
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Mechanical aptitude (working with hand tools, pneumatic tools, following work instructions for disassembling and reassembling various types of process equipment)
Must be able to read a ruler accurately within 1/64".
Quality conscious and attention to detail
Ability to maintain standards of production, both in quantity and quality.
Willingness and ability to be cross-trained on other machines and in other departments
Ability to follow standard work.
Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Minimum 1 year experience in roll forming/printing/web handling/compounding/coating
Previous digital machine operation, flexographic or Indigo machine operation
Contribute to problem solving through root-cause analysis
Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities and self-directed
Experience in lean manufacturing
Basic algebra (e.g. order of operations)
Willingness and ability to learn and understand fluid mechanics at a basic level.