Machine Operator

Bridon-Bekaert Email Job

Job Description

Bridon-Bekaert (BBRG), a division of Bekaert, is a multi-million company designing, manufacturing steel and  fiber ropes for diverse lifting applications; oil and gas, surface and underground mining, overhead lifting, ports,  steel mills and fishing. We manufacture and promote high performing products through multiple channels to  market, OEM’s, distribution, and direct end users.  

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating  technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously  delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company  with more than 27,000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue  in 2020.  

Job description 

We are looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery. You’ll ensure the  interminable and efficient running of production. A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with  attention to detail and safety standards. On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job  better, so you should have willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will  require close collaboration with co-workers. The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be  carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.  

Responsibilities 

Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle  

Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)  

Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines  

Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools  

Test operation of machines periodically  

Fix issues that might occur during the shift  

Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws  

Keep records of approved and defective units or final products  

Maintain activity logs  

Skills 

Proven experience as a machine operator  

Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)  Understanding of production procedures  

Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)  Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals  

Analytical skills  

Attention to detail 

Teamwork and communication skills  

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