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Machine Operator

North Bend, WA, US

Genie sets the standard by which other lifts are judged. Simply put, we build a better lift. Our innovative designs and reliable products have made Genie a world leader in the production of material lifts, portable aerial work platforms, scissor lifts, and self-propelled telescopic and articulated booms. The right time is now to come join us as we grow and expand to meet our customers' needs.


Starting pay:  $19.83

Location:  North Bend, WA


Responsibilities and Scope:


Operates equipment and other related machining/fabrication equipment in a production enviornment.


Essential Functions:


  • Plans and participates in tool selection and work set up
  • Sets up and operates machines to cut, shape, or form metal work pieces to specifications. Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine setup procedures, cutting sequence, and dimensions of finished product.
  • Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures the work piece in the fixture according to the setup instructions using clamps, bolts, hand tools, power tools, and measuring instruments such as rules and calipers.
  • Assembles and positions cutting tools in tool holders and/or spindles specified for that machine.
  • Manipulates controls and enters commands to a specified start point, then starts the machine. Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions.
  • May perform simple adjustments to the machine.
  • Changes cutting tools and location of work pieces during the machining process as specified in the setup instructions.
  • Measures work pieces for conformance to specifications, using measuring devices such as micrometers, tape measures, and gauges.
  • Applies "Just in Time" production techniques to promote maximum machining operations.
  • Maintains records related to completed machine operations to provide up-to-date reference for scheduling.
  • Perfoms other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.


Minimum Qualifications:


 Knowledge and Skills:


Working knowledge of the procedures and techniques, materials, tools, equipment, layouts and set-ups used in the operation of cutting and machining on fabrication equipment. Requires a basic knowledge of machine equipment maintenance. Must have an in-depth knowledge of safe work practices. Working knowledge of reading and interpreting blueprints. Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills.




The ability to perform all of the essential duties in the area machine operations with minimal supervision requried. Team Member must be able to use and maintain all of the tools and equipment used during the routine perforance of duties. Must be able to read and use micrometers, gauges, calipers, and other measuring and inspection equipment. Requires ability to identify and analyze machine operation problems and communicate with maintenance. Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions, maintain routine records and interpret plans and specifications. Must be able to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately.


Working Conditions:


Works in a manufactuing enviornment that requires moving equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, bend, pull, push and stand for long periods of time.


Education and Experience:


The position requires a minimum of two years experience operating tube benders and production saws, a good working knowledge of blueprint reading, and precision measurement. Experience operating multi-types of forklifts is preferred.





Location: US-WA North Bend-B30 HR 

Department: Operations 

Job ID: 4385 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue