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Flowserve Corporation Machine Operator in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

The use of the saws, rough drills and lathes, process orders to current manufacturing standards.

Responsibilities & Requirements: Job duties include:

  • Set up and operate band saw, 350, 450 And Power master Mazak NC Lathes. Determine proper tooling, saw blades, etc.; select proper feeds/speeds.

  • Check finish parts dimensionally for accuracy using calipers, scale or other applicable measuring equipment.

  • Issue stock and raw material to Pick/Pack documents and manufacturing orders for distribution to work centers and shipping distribution center to maintain maximum customer service and stock replenishment.

  • Exhibit behavior that contributes toward an environment that encourages teambuilding, decision making, problem-solving and continuous improvement.

  • Adhere to safe work habits, rules and practices, including the correct use of safety devices and equipment; maintain a clean and orderly work place to include preventative machine maintenance.

  • Responsible for quality of work performed; work efficiently and to required specifications with minimal supervision.


  • Operate non-vehicular material movement and external material movement equipment, operate office equipment.

  • Familiar with engineering specifications, QC requirements, manufacturing process documentation, etc.

  • Ability to read blueprints, route sheets and use calipers.

  • Must be able to perform all duties safely, lifting devices/aids will be provided for heavier objects.

  • Must be able to operate and maneuver around machinery safely to protect yourself and coworkers.

  • Must have the flexibility to move within the cell and cover in other work cells.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • Good communication/interpersonal skills.

  • Strong self-motivation, willingness to learn, and work ethics.

Primary Posting Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan US

Job Advertising Title: Machine Operator

Job Posting Category: Operations

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 52337BR

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