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Screw Machine Operator, 1st Shift at PPC, East Syracuse, NY

Job Locations US-NY-East Syracuse
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(7/19/2021 12:56 PM)
# of Openings
Machine Operator


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PPC in East Syracuse, NY is looking to hire a 1st shift Screw Machine Operator. The Screw Machine Operator will be cross-trained in a variety of screw machines to support the department operations and fulfillment of company production goals.  The Screw Machine Operator will produce machined parts from a variety of metals to required specifications by operating applicable machining equipment.


1st Shift: Monday-Thursday 5:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Temp to Perm*

*Direct Hire Opportunity for the right candidate

$16.50 per hour



Essential Functions:

  • Produces parts to required specifications by setting and operating conventional lathes, mills and other machinery.
  • Prepares machine for production including oiling the machine, starting and checking first part for possible defects.
  • Replaces tooling and makes minor adjustments under necessary supervision.
  • Ensures stock does not run out during production by inserting bar stock into spindles at end of machine.
  • Continuously cleans out chips during assigned shift.
  • Makes quality work using 3-pan system.
  • Checks parts after and during stock-up.
  • Makes out tickets that contain part numbers, machine number, operator number and date.
  • Maintains operational status of machine by monitoring condition of assigned machine and reporting any needed repairs to the Maintenance Mechanic.
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion, abiding by company rules and safety regulations.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Education / Licensure / Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED, trade school certification a plus.
  • 1-3 years of prior Screw Machine operation experience.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • General computer skills with the ability to use and learn SAP.
  • Ability to interpret geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Basic mathematical knowledge to perform addition and subtraction.
  • Ability to utilize hand tools and have strong mechanical abilities.
  • Proficiency in blueprint reading.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use micrometers and calipers.
  • Must demonstrate safe working habits, the ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment in a culturally diverse workplace.


Working Conditions:

Work is normally performed in a loud manufacturing environment subject to fluctuations in temperature with regular exposure to grease, oil, and heavy machinery.


Physical Demands:

Physical requirements needed to perform the job are eye-hand coordination and bi-manual dexterity sufficient to work with small parts and operate machinery, a normal range of hearing and eyesight to focus on task, the ability to stand for long periods of time, the ability to perform work while bending and/or crouching, and the ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds.


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Company Profile

PPC is a global leader in connective technology—we can keep you up to speed. We use the latest techniques to  bring new and enhanced products to market fast.  Our state-of-the-art test laboratory is among the best in the business - and we hold more patents in connector technology than any other company in the world.


PPC is headquartered in East Syracuse, NY with additional state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the U.K., Mexico, Denmark, St. Kitts and China.


PPC Quality Policy:  "We are dedicated to Continuous Improvement of our people, processes, products, and services, always determined to exceed our customers' expectations."




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