Davenport Operator

If you have a good mechanical aptitude, please apply. Will train candidates who want to learn!

Job Description

Summary: Responsible for machining of components using Davenport multi-spindle screw machines while following to all documented procedures, including safety procedures. This position is also responsible for contributing to the improvement of safety, quality productivity and teamwork environment


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent to the job.

  1. Produce quality parts and maintain production levels
  2. Set up and operate machine as needed
  3. Enter quality-related information into SPC
  4. Daily lubrication, cleaning out machines and chip removal for assigned machines
  5. Must know how to sharpen tools, troubleshoot machines, set speeds and feeds for proper materials and do minor repairs as needed
  6. The skill and ability to set up and operate multiple machines in the department working with minimal supervision

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

High School degree or equivalent.

Typically 2+ years of related experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and write English to maintain records.

Ability to read and interpret ship drawings, process sheets, documents , operating

Mathematical/Analytical Skills:

Strong math skills and the ability to read and analyze engineering prints

Other skills and Abilities:

Hands-on experience on Davenports or other Multi-Spindle screw machines producing quality machines parts.

Strong knowledge of and experience preforming setting up and operating a variety of Screw Machines

Ability to read and interpret measuring equipment such as gauges, blueprints, micrometers, calipers, depth and dimensional micrometers.

Must be self-directed and take initiative to learn new skills related to maintenance of assigned screw machines.

Mechanically and mathematically inclined.

Requires a basic understanding of how to use the tools required in the operation and maintenance of the screw machines.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment consists of a standard factory environment. While preforming duties on the job the employee is exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, oils and chemicals in a very loud factory environment.
The employee will be using the Davenport machines, precision instruments, hand and fork lift trucks, scoops, weight scales and hoists.

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  • Location

    Akron, OH

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  • Shift

    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Contact Phone

    (330) 535-3800

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