Uncommon Life | St. Joseph, MO

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Machine Operator/Assembler



St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Job Title: Machine Operator

Pay: $17.62+/hr. with the opportunity to earn an average of $23+/hr. with weekly incentive pay after completing your training.

Shift/Hours: 2nd, 3rd, or Weekends.

  • 2nd shift – Monday to Friday 3:00pm to 11:00pm
  • 3rd shift – Sunday to Thursday 11:00pm to 7:00am
  • Weekend shift 11 to 11, am to pm or pm to am. Work 24 hours and paid for 32 hours. Overtime will be required to cover weekday shifts, as needed.

What You Get

  • Paid vacation and 13 paid holidays.
  • Annual bonus opportunity (up to 4% annual salary based on Plant’s performance).
  • College tuition reimbursement.
  • 401k plan offered with company match.
  • Company contributions available for employee Health Savings Account.
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, life, home/auto purchase benefit options available.
  • Fitness reimbursement program.
  • Employee battery program. - 1 free battery a year.
  • Lots of opportunity for growth and advancement.

What You Will Do

In this position you will operate automated and semi-automated production machines to manufacture automotive batteries. In addition, operators make minor adjustments during troubleshooting, recognize and diagnose machine problems, and participate in operator preventative maintenance of equipment such as cleaning, greasing, and replacing small parts. Perform visual inspection of machines for quality or productivity problems. Perform required quality checks as trained.

How You Will Do It

  • Operate machinery by controlling and adjusting machine settings, feed raw materials or parts to semi-automated machines.
  • Verify that product meets quality standards and keep records of approved and defective units
  • Clean equipment, tools, etc. and surrounding area between jobs.
  • Follow all safety, quality and production specifications, instructions, written and verbal.

What We Look For

  • 1+ year(s) of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Comfortable working 12+ hour days.
  • Ability to stand/walk for long period of time.
  • Ability to work in a hot environment.
  • Ability to physically bend, twist and kneel in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic math, reading and writing skills.
  • Availability to work overtime and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to come in early or stay late depending on production demands.
  • Must be able to wear required PPE.

What We Do Here

St. Joseph, Missouri is home to our assembly plant which manufactures

automotive and marine batteries. Several of our customers, including the world’s largest automotive manufacturers, recognized us for supplier excellence. We opened in 1973 and now employ more than 700+ people and operate six days per week. We actively engage in community initiatives with organizations such as The United Way, United Cerebral Palsy, Camp Quality, and others fostering meaningful connections and positive impact.

Who we are:
Clarios is the creator behind the world’s most recognizable car battery brands. We are the car battery found in most new vehicles including leading brands such as Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture, and distribute batteries for virtually every type of vehicle. We recover, recycle, and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials, leading sustainability practices in our industry. Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Battery Group, is currently a Brookfield portfolio company. Learn more about us at www.clarios.com.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please apply. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is key to challenging the status quo. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process by emailing Special.Accommodations@Clarios.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our teams in terms of work experience, area of expertise, gender, ethnicity, and all other characteristics protected by laws in the countries where we operate. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, diversity, and equal opportunity, please read our latest report. We want you to know your rights because EEO is the law.

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