Machine Operator - 1st Shift - Nichols Portland, LLC - Portland, ME |
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Machine Operator - 1st Shift

Nichols Portland, LLC | Portland, ME 04116

Nichols Portland, LLC
Do you like to tinker in your garage? Work on your own vehicles?
Interested in how things work mechanically?....We have the job for you!

Nichols Portland, LLC is now hiring 1st shift Machine Operators
(6:00am - 2:00pm Monday - Friday)


  • Machine operation including loading and unloading of parts according to standard work instructions
  • Rough assembly of parts
  • Visual and mechanical inspection of parts
  • Basic job set-up
  • Trouble-shooting minor equipment issues
  • Report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials, unsafe and unusual conditions
  • Perform statistical process control (SPC) requirements
  • Assist senior operators with set-up/tooling changeovers
  • Assist engineers with process improvement activities
  • Participate in cross-training activities
  • Adhere to all environmental health and safety rules and regulations
  • Maintain quality standards
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition
  • Work effectively in a team environment


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Experience, special knowledge, capabilities, qualifications:

  • Be proficient in working with process sheets
  • Have knowledge of SPC requirements
  • Be familiar with a variety of gaging instruments and methods
  • Be proficient in general shop math including measurements
  • Have good mechanical aptitude
  • Ability follow verbal and written direction
  • Manual dexterity

Job related demands (i.e. physical, travel):

  • Ability to lift and move objects up to 35 lbs without assistance and occasionally up to 50 lbs using our safe lifting guidelines.
  • Ability to work in an environment with powdered metal, dust, noise, oils and chemicals
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to conduct processes that are repetitive

We offer a very competitive starting salary, 15% shift premium for evening shifts, a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(k) savings plan, quarterly bonus, educational assistance & more!

In addition to our benefits package, we offer extra incentives such as referral bonuses, reward & recognition opportunities and employee appreciation events.

Nichols Portland, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V


Posted On: 01/07/192019-01-07
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Manufacturing, Other, Warehouse
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly Wage
Wage: $10 - $15
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 04116, Manufacturing, Warehouse

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