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Machine Operator

Company: Barry-Wehmiller
Location: Mediapolis
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:

Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, USA, Afinitas is the global market leader for pipe and precast concrete equipment, forming systems and concrete accessories used to build the world's critical transportation, water and utility infrastructure systems. Afinitas is known for the innovative technologies and services it provides through its trusted HawkeyePedershaab, BFS, New Hampton Metal Fab and other well-known brands, which customers have relied upon for decades. Afinitas is a part of BW Forsyth Partners, LLC, the investment arm of Barry-Wehmiller, a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

BW Forsyth Partners is the investment arm of multibillion-dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. Established in 2009, BW Forsyth Partners blends Barry-Wehmiller's unparalleled legacy of value creation and people-centric culture development with keen investing experience to help companies realize their true potential. With a focus limited to areas known well, BW Forsyth Partners seeks to partner with leadership teams to acquire small- to middle-market companies in the capital and component equipment, and professional services sectors. In each of our operating companies, BW Forsyth Partners deploys operational improvements and strategy development without compromising the autonomy, strategic vision and entrepreneurial spirit of their leadership teams.

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Machine Operator

REPORTS TO: Reduction Foreman

LOCATION: Mediapolis, IA




* Startup and shut down machine as recommended by manufacturer
* Operate overhead style crane
* Operate machine in such a manner to meet Hawkeye quality standards
* Operate machine in both a safe and productive manner
* Perform required preventative maintenance
* All other duties as assigned


* Experience with Machine programs
* Certified crane operator
* Certified fork truck operator
* Ability to operate hand torch
* Thorough understanding of material locations in laser dept.
* Ability to multi-task meaning operate machine while completing task such as programming, running additional machines, and/or review/prepare setups for upcoming jobs
* Take personal ownership and pride of quality work in the department.
* Have good housekeeping habits and strict adherence to safety.
* Ability to comply with all work-related deadlines and work overtime when required by the situation.
* Willing to assist in other areas as needed.
* Strong verbal and written interpersonal/communication skills required
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
* Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt to shifting priorities
* Ability to work individually as well as in a team environment


* Works in a plant/manufacturing environment that involves the use of industrial machinery and chemicals. Employee must be able to correctly wear and use any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required at the location.

At Barry-Wehmiller 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 still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.



Keywords: Barry-Wehmiller, Davenport , Machine Operator, Other , Mediapolis, Iowa

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