Machine Operator


  • 2nd varies depending on plant and department
  • 3rd varies depending on plant and department



  • Good math skill including familiarity with metric system
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot machinery
  • Ability to take and read measurements
  • Computer Skills
  • Mechanical Skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret 1st piece inspection/set-up sheets
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime



  • Operates, tends, and maintains machines to make lead acid batteries.
  • Reads specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Follows sequences for operational procedures on a computer.
  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated.
  • Automatically or manually loads material into machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • May measure work piece dimensions, thickness and weight in order to determine the accuracy of machine operation.
  • May perform minor machine maintenance, including cleaning and oiling.
  • May assist in setting up machine, and stacking, marking, packing, and transporting finish work pieces using an electric pallet jack, hoist or forklift.
  • Relieves other operators at shift change time and breaks.
  • Responsible for proper hygiene, housekeeping, safety practices and overall quality of work produced.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Management.


East Penn offers:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Health Insurance
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation


Send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

East Penn Manufacturing
Attn: Holly Spotts
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