Snelling Staffing Services

Header Operator

Rochester Hills, MI - Full Time

Header Operator – 2nd shift

Our client, a global supplier of metal fasteners for the automotive industry is looking for a Header Operator for their afternoon shift. The Header Operator will be responsible for manufacturing parts by operating headers, tappers, thread rollers & sorting machines under the direction of the shift Leader.

The work schedule is Monday - Friday, 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

This is a temporary to hire or direct hire position.

This hourly pay rate range is $20.00 - $24.00 per hour

Header Operator Duties:

  • Maintains integrity of production processes, including troubleshooting for root cause of any issues identified at startup or in-process, as identified by the Quality Technician or others.
  • Load metal coils into manufacturing equipment.
  • Completes all paperwork in a timely manner, including required documentation in process books, work orders, deviations and end of shift log.
  • Perform quality checks using micrometers, calipers and gauges.
  • Maintain daily production quotas. 
  • Responsible for 5S for assigned shift.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machines, troubleshoot any issues that may develop.

Header Operator Requirements:

  • Minimum of HSD or GED
  • 3+ years of related manufacturing experience
  • Experience must be with metals not plastics
  • Subject to drug screen and criminal background check

Header Operator Skills:

  • Applicant must possess a mechanical aptitude and be familiar with the use of hand and power tools as well as electronics/electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical presses.
  • Ability to follow directions and follow procedures without deviation.

Snelling has been serving the local metro Detroit area for the past 30 years and has built incredibly strong partnerships with our clients, candidates and employees. 

Header Operator Benefits:

  • Clean work environment
  • Paid vacation & sick time
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 401K w. company match
  • Be a part of a growing organization

Interested and qualified candidates for the opening should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible and qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview.

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