Operating Assistant (2nd Shift: Recruited)

  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Pittsburg, CA, USA
  • Jul 13, 2018
Administrative / Clerical

Job Description

Salary: 13.50

Job Title: Helper I (2nd Shift)

Department: Production

Reports To: Shift Foreman

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly

Evaluation Hire Position!!!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assist Machine Operator in the set ups/ changeovers of machine. Involving the removal and replacement of tooling rolls, cut off dies, punch dies, table spacers, die springs, excess materials left behind, die blades, shims, spacers, embossing stamps, unipunches.

Accumulate products as they exit from machine. Safely stack into standard company pallets by product.

Ability to learn and apply all the necessary packaging requirements. Writing pallet description on exterior of pallets, apply the necessary pallet stickers, spray paint gauge colors on pallet edges, safely operate banding machines to secure metal strapping and wood blocks to pallets.

Ability to learn and operate Jib crane in a safe and effective manner to maneuver slit coils onto the machine uncoilers.

Must have the knowledge and skills to read a tape measure and effectively apply to the following: Measure all product lengths, widths, heights, etc., for quality control purposes. Measure slit coils widths, ID, OD, for proper identification for weight calculations. Measure tooling roll spacers, knives, etc., for setups / changeovers assistance.

Ability to follow the Helper Housekeeping procedure daily at end of your shift.
  • Sweep up around the whole perimeter of your machine and/or work area.
  • Pick up all strapping, empty pop bottles, snack wrappers, debris, etc., around the machine perimeter and work bench surfaces.
  • All painted surfaces on machine and its necessary equipment must be wiped down of grease, dust, grime, etc.

Must have the ability to read, understand and apply all the safety practices within the general safety rules manual in your daily activities.

Removes punch out bins from presses to a convenient location for forklift pick up and removal when full.

Safely operate the wood chop saws or wood radial arm saws to cut wood blocks to custom lengths.

Safely operate the metal cut off saws to cut up scrap or cut materials into custom lengths when needed.

With time must be capable of learning and applying many company standards to be an effective helper. Such as color codes and decimal reading for gauge identification, product package standards, basic visual and measurable quality control standards. Basic inventory control standards.

Assist with maintaining and acquiring all the necessary production supplies needed at the machine or work station. This is done in a fashion so they don't run out and cause possible inefficiencies.

Assist with basic daily maintenance of machines and equipment; oiling, greasing, adding water, cleaning, blowing, spraying, adjusting, etc.

Safely removes all scrap from machine through out the day and places it in designated scrap bins.

May be required to work at special / specific work stations. Requiring the use of hand tools, screw guns, paint rollers, shop vacuums, razor knives, hammer, pressurized air, carts, dollies, brooms, mops, rags, spray bottles, etc.

Assist with the inline welding process. Which includes; spinning the uncoiler turn-stile for coil strip alignment, shearing off strip ends for square ness, clamping strips in position for welding, selecting proper ranges for weld quality.

If ever you are un-sure of any of these or any other assigned duties stop and consult with your supervisor.


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.


Completion of high school or G.E.D, and up to 3 years of related experiences and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to comprehend simple instructions. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively speak to other employees in the organization. Ability to speak English and Spanish a plus.


Ability to add, subtract and know how to use a calculator


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.


None required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, with the assistance of others and with specified equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places with appropriate safety precautions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Hearing protection is required.

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We are located at: 5356 Clayton Road, Suite 101B

Concord, CA 94521

(925) 676-6600

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Express Office: Concord

5356 Clayton Road

Suite 101B

Concord, CA 94521