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This position is responsible for the operation and set up of production equipment.

Machine Setup Operator- 1st shift


  • Sets up the machine to make it ready for production run.
  • Observes machine operation to verify accuracy of machine settings and to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining or assembly, using precision measuring devices, as required, and performs visual inspections.
  • Inspects “first part” and work pieces throughout the production run for out of tolerance machining or assembly.
  • Fine-tunes machine settings for optimum performance.
  • Cleans and maintains machine, tooling and parts to maintain equipment in optimal production condition.
  • Exercises special care to ensure the machine is running correctly to prevent costly damage to a machine.
  • Performs changeovers, basic maintenance/repairs and troubleshoots issues.
  • Provides on-the-job training to new employees.
  • Performs ancillary duties as needed.


  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to handle material up to 50 lbs. with the assistance of hand trucks, lifts, conveyors and hoists.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods up to eight or more hours at a time.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision and the ability to distinguish between subsets of individual colors and quality of colors.
  • Must be able to work overtime if required.  (including weekends)

It is the policy of WIKA Instrument LP to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, genetics, disability or veteran status.   

WIKA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

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Our Company

WIKA is a global market leader in pressure, temperature, level and flow measurement technology. Working together with our customers, we develop comprehensive solutions based on our high-quality measurement technology components, with the solutions ultimately being integrated in their business processes.

We deliver 50 million quality products to over 100 countries every year. Worldwide, approximately 600 million WIKA measuring instruments are in use.