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Operators in Des Moines, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    96 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $14.5 - $16.5/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt has a determined and focused recruiting team who’re driving to find candidates just like yourself!

We have a GREAT opportunity for you to become a part of a growing hard-working team. Apply today!

The daily duties for this position are as the following (NOT limited to):

  • Primarily responsible for set-up, run, cleaning and general maintenance of various machines. 
  • Verify through work orders that job processes, and drawings are correct before production runs.
  • Set up machines according to applicable drawings within the define setup times.
  • Inspect the quality of the materials and work in process. Specifically focusing on quality standard by checking registration and for debris and print quality.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves machine related issues including: tension, pressure, settings.
  • Accurately process and handle associated paperwork as required for the work being completed.
  • Complete work in a timely manner according to departmental schedules.
  • Operate multiple machines fluently with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Lead the employees of the manufacturing area by example in the areas of attitude, work quality, work ethic, dependability, and company loyalty.
  • Communicate and work together with other departments as required.
  • Maintain and improve 5S within the work area.

Required Skills:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience using measuring devices including rulers, comparators, calipers and gauges to collect and record data
  • Must be able to communicate in English: read, write and understand.
  • Able to work smart and at a brisk and safe pace.
  • Able to communicate and work with others as a team.
  • Able to read and understand assembly drawings and build product accordingly.
  • Able to adjust and adapt when obstacles present themselves. 
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Able to recognize quality problems with materials and work in process.
  • Able to use required tools, fixtures, rulers, etc. involved in the assembly process.
  • Ability to lead and influence others by example in the areas of attitude, work quality, work ethic, dependability, and company loyalty.
  • Ability to train employees.
  • Good work attendance and dependability.
  • If working nights or shifts with minimal supervision, must pass a criminal background check.
  • Job requires the employee to stand.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to grasp, finger or handle objects and reach with hands.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or exert force from 25 up to 65 pounds.  Push and/or pull up to 300 pounds.   

Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We have gained a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike. Please note: If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer