Hourly Production 2023/2024


Saginaw, MI, US

Req ID:  50534

General Assembly and Machine Operator

General assembly and machine operators (“GMO”) are expected to operate high speed machine tools for fabricating, assembling and/or or manufacturing automotive or automotive related parts. These jobs include some degree of monitoring the manufacturing / assembly process and recording the results.

1. Specific tasks of GMOs include, but are not limited to the following:

  • work with computer-controlled equipment or more mechanically based machines produced required parts; and
  • check their designated machines and equipment for problems; and
  • perform maintenance tasks in order to ensure no errors occur with respect to materials produced; and
  • perform quality checks to ensure parts pass quality checks; and
  • check and prepare raw materials that a machine needs to work and load these materials appropriately; and
  • ability to read and decipher blue prints; and
  • understand and execute safe machine operation and practices.

2. Essential physical and cognitive skills necessary for GMOS include, but are not limited to the following:

  • basic math, reading and analytical skills to understand how blue prints, models and schematics work; and
  • basic problem solving skills to understand why machines are not at peak performance, how to increase output and how to fix errors; and
  • attention to detail to understand working with precision equipment and avoid sub-quality parts; and
  • physical stamina to conduct repetitive and labor intensive manufacturing and general assembly tasks, such as:
    • standing/walking on industrial surfaces for up to 12 hours a day and up to 7 days a week,
    • loading and unloading machine parts between 20-35 pounds for up to 12 hours a day and up to 7 days a week; and
    • be able to look up and down, lift, bend, stoop, twist, turn, climb, crouch/kneel, reach above shoulder level, push, pull using various body parts including: back, neck, legs and arms related to assembly, loading and machine operation and maintenance.
    • be able to repeatedly pick up and/or sort small, medium and large sized parts (dexterity)
  • ability to work in a fast past environment exposed to machining and standard manufacturing chemicals and odors for up to 12 hours a day and up to 7 days a week; and
  • ability to tolerate varying degrees of temperature, dim and bright lighting and loud noises for up to 12 hours a day and up to 7 days a week.