Felp Machine Operator in Lancaster, TX at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Job Description


Craft Your Career with BrassCraft Manufacturing Company!

Like our products, the people at BrassCraft are reliable, essential, and vital to the continued success of our Company. Our people are committed to their work by ensuring every product they create helps bring clean and flowing water to the world. Working here is more than just a job; it’s a passion for doing right by our customers, every day, without fail.


The Felp Assembly and Testing Operator will utilize their skill set to perform production tasks to assemble specific products using Quality as the most important performance aspect.  The operator must demonstrate proficiency in all assembly and machine operations, perform changeovers and clear station jams, be proficient in test machines to prepare operators and train new operators, efficiently produce KT and R15 stems, as well as recognize components by sight and part number.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

All operators must demonstrate improvement and knowledge in the following areas before achieving the next progressive step in advancement:

Grade Level

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Demonstration proficiency in all operations, including component identification and effectively real Bill of Materials (BOM).
  • Follow verbal instruction and utilize the paging system to call for required assistance.
  • Understand the safety requirements for each station and notify management when missing or inoperable.


  • Start, reset, shutdown assembly and test machines.
  • Perform minor changeovers for each machine determined by the item to produce.
  • Understand how to clear a jam within each station.
  • Complete appropriate documentation (scrap tickets, process documents, and schedule completion forms) correctly.


  • Demonstrate proficiency with both assembly and test machines, to prepare operator to give future trainings to “New” operators.
  • Identify the functionality of each station and determine correct functionality.
  • Achieve and maintain required production levels and quality requirements.


  • Assist in maintaining and producing both types of stems (KT and R15) as required by entire Assembly department.
  • Perform complete changeover from angle valve to straight valve and vice versa on both machines.


  • Achieve and maintain an average goal of 95%or better consistently for six months while performing the above duties.
  • Assist maintenance to determine root cause for downtime related issues.
  • Perform any necessary reworking required to continue production.

Competencies and Skills:

  • High attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Understand and comply with company safety standards and federal regulations.
  • Must be a team player across departments.
  • Consistently maintain a clean work area.


  • All operators must demonstrate improvement and knowledge in the listed above areas prior to achieving the next progressive step in advancement.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift 10 – 20 lbs. frequently.
  • Must be able to lift 20 – 40 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must be able to easily grasp products and other materials.

Work Environment:

  • Climate-controlled, noisy environment.
  • Authorized access areas


Shift 2 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Brasscraft is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.