Hydromat Operator

Lapeer, MI 48446

Posted: 02/05/2018 Industry: Manufacturing

The ideal candidate would have experience operating a rotary transfer machine; specific Hydromat experience an asset. This position requires mechanical ability and advanced measuring ability. The successful candidate would have experience working in a high-volume production facility.

Hours 4:30 pm – 4:30 am (2nd shift). Must be available for weekend overtime (Saturdays).

Responsibilities and Duties

Job responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments
  • Loads aluminum bars on bar feeder and ensures bars are properly loaded and feed into the machine.
  • Efficiently run high volume production of automotive components
  • Clears chips from machining areas and sifts hoppers for bar ends
  • Maintain the highest level of quality by constant monitoring and measuring the features of the parts produced
  • Maintaining the expected level of housekeeping

Physical Requirements include:

  • Standing – The ability to stand at a workstation for 12-hour shifts
  • Reaching – The ability to lift pans and reach at or above shoulder level
  • Squatting – The ability to squat and lift a pan of parts to shelve level at waist or lower
  • Lifting – The ability to occasionally lift up to 70 lb pan of water to cart level; frequently requires lifting up to 40 lb. pans of parts.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Arm-
  • Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Reaction Time — The ability to quickly respond (with the hand

Qualifications and Skills


  • Prefer some training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate’s degree in Mechanical field. Minimum GED / High School Diploma
  • Experience using calipers and micrometers
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Knowledge of GD&T
  • Basic computer data entry experience required
  • Excellent attendance including punctuality
  • Must be available to work weekend overtime

Apply at www.q-staffing.com and select Lapeer as your servicing branch

Email resume to Lapeer@q-staffing.com

Call or text (810) 664-0573 to schedule an appointment to fill out an application

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