Machine Operator III in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is a 3rd shift position:

Under general supervision operate machinery and inspect machined components using precision measuring equipment while keeping accurate production records and maintenance logs.

• Adhere to site specific quality systems and processes.
• Ability to recognize and troubleshoot quality concerns with product and/or inspection equipment
• Use complex precision measuring equipment to ensure components meet engineering specifications.
• Ability to recognize and train others on identifying cosmetic defects.

• Familiar with machine set-ups and inspection equipment.
• Experience working with various manufacturing practices.
• Ability to read part prints.
• Intermediate math skills.
• Aptitude to learn new responsibilities and tasks.
• Will train others on operational and/or documentation procedures.
• Qualified to work in multiple manufacturing work centers.

• Ability to operate multiple, simple to advanced manufacturing equipment.
• Demonstrated ability to use sound independent judgement.
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet performance standards.
• Will be expected to train and develop others in role.
• Other tasks as assigned.

• Identify and appropriately report safety concerns, production issues, and documentation errors.
• Align and follow activities with company initiatives.
• Initiate collaboration across shifts and work areas to identify problems and solutions.
• Lead or participate in the execution efforts of continuous improvements projects.

• Report business or behavioral concerns timely and appropriately.
• Effectively collaborate with peers, functional departments, and visitors of Stryker.
• Listen and act appropriately regarding constructive feedback.
• Ask questions and seek direction from leaders, trainers, and peers.
• Engage in activities/initiatives that improve the culture and experience for associates at Stryker and the shop.

Education & Experience

High school Diploma or equivalent
5+ years related manufacturing, machining or processing experience.

Physical/Safety Requirements

Medium work:
• Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
• The ability to work with and/or machine small component parts.
• Must have good visual acuity and demonstrate fine motor skills/ability.
• Ability to operate small hand tools (ie: pilers, screwdrivers, hammer, wrenches, etc.) power tools, and common measuring equipment.
• Perform repetitive to frequent tasks using standard procedures and various conventions and/or manual machine tools.

• Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, etc).
• Must be able to follow and explain detailed instructions and inspection procedures.
• Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately.
• Ability to analyze and correct routine issues using standard procedures.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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