Production Operator II

Do you like to be on the cutting edge of innovation? If you’re motivated confident and looking to challenge yourself to be your best, then you’ve come to the right place! This is a role where you to showcase your skills inside and outside of the organization. You’ll work with a variety of customers to evaluate their needs and translate them into workable specifications and processes for your teammates. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring the final product is ready to meet our customer’s expectations before final shipping.  Come join a team where you’re treated like family, you can grow and learn strong core values from dedicated leaders focused on quality and excellence!


Dayton, US, 45404


Production Operator II (3rd Shift)

Location: Dayton, Ohio


Position overview:  Responsible for all pieces produced, handle, transport, load material, operator mechanical production equipment, inspect and pack product, track and record production, and log/record downtime information with an emphasis on quality and efficiency. Great communication, interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with other production personnel are required. Follow company policies and procedures, actively participate in continuous improvement initiates, and engages in the company core values. This position needs to follow HSE and Quality Standards and maintain cleanliness work areas.

Oerlikon Friction Systems (US) Inc. is committed to total customer satisfaction.  We expect the same commitment from our employees with regards to satisfaction, customer specific requirements, workmanship, and continual quality improvements. Embraces our corporate values, goals, mission and vision.

Oerlikon Friction Systems (US) Inc. is also committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for its associates and all others visiting or working on our site.  We expect all associates to actively participate in the protection of the health and safety of themselves and all others on the site as well as the conservation of resources and the protection of the environment.

Must participate and contribute in ongoing trainings to update and document job related skills, including Core tool (SPC, MSA, APQP, CONTROL PLAN, & PFMEA) as applicable to the position. The supervisors and managers will identify training for each of their respective employees.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs typical machine operations duties to include some machine troubleshooting, quality checks, and finished product labeling in a fast-paced environment.
  • Responsible to ensure all quality standards are met on all pieces produced.
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor/lead, and/or quality.
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Clocks in and out per shift requirements and lunch scheduling.
  • Maintains attendance within company guidelines, starts work on time, works assigned schedule to include overtime.
  • Communicates clearly with all co-workers and supervision.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team.
  • Must satisfy all quality standards and quality processes.
  • Must conform to current health, environmental, and safety standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Management.

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.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to perform daily equipment cleaning, making minor adjustments as trained to perform on assigned production equipment as necessary to maintain and enhance production of quality parts in an efficient fashion.
  • Related skills include set-up for production on the press, job prioritizing and sequencing.
  • Must be familiar with the basic machine functions in order to perform the tasts stated above.
  • Able to perform basic set-ups on these machines and tools that are used in them.
  • Ensure own safety and the safety of others by following all safety regulations.
  • Conforms to and stays abreast of company policies.
  • Ability to perform basic math skills.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Inspects parts visually, or with gages, according to procedures, to verify conformance to specification.
  • Must be able to perform necessary computer functions for the job.


Position Requirements:

  • Commits to the corporate core values, goals, mission and vision.
  • High School graduate or GED or equivalent experience.
  • Able to do prolong standing 9+ hours or more.
  • The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to  walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  Good dexterity, attention to fine details, and depth perception to enable detail hand coordination. 
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,     peripheral vision, depth perception, hand eye coordination and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Manufacturing experience would be advantageous.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills to include basic understanding of Microsoft Office, Excel spreadsheets and Access database to complete end of day reports.
  • of observation. 
  • A positive attitude and willingness to work overtime when required.
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
  • Any persons wearing a medical device that regulate heart rhythms (pacemakers, etc.) are not authorized to run Heat Treat Equipment.




About us


Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of more than 10 600 employees at 179 locations in 37 countries and generated sales of CHF 2.3 billion in 2020.


Oerlikon Friction Systems enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials and services. With a dynamically growing network of locations worldwide Oerlikon Friction Systems serves industries such as automotive, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!  We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, and 401(K).


Statement of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: Oerlikon Friction Systems is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  It is the policy of Oerlikon Friction Systems to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status. Oerlikon Friction Systems is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of our company to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.


The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions. If you require an accommodation during the application process or for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity please contact Human Resources.


Sustainability is a living principle for Oerlikon. 


Unser Fokus liegt auf der Gewinnung talentierter, engagierter Menschen, die unsere Kernwerte teilen: Integrität, Teamgeist, Exzellenz und Innovation.  Wir schauen über blosse Qualifikationen hinaus und legen den Fokus auf Kompetenz und Potenziale.  Wir glauben auch, dass es bei der Vergütung darum geht, Menschen für ihre Arbeit gerecht zu bezahlen, ihnen aber auch Möglichkeiten aufzuzeigen. Unser Bewerbungsprozess ist objektiv und transparent gestaltet.

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Job Information

Published:  Oct 14, 2021
Job ID:  90663

Dayton, US, 45404

Nearest Major Market: Dayton