Machine Operator-Set Up
Solon, OH 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

Company Overview

nVent is a $2.1 billion, high-performance electrical company with a dedicated team of 9,000 people and trusted brands such as CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, LENTON, ERIFLEX, SCHROFF and TRACER. Known for innovation, quality and reliability, our products connect and protect, consistently delivering value to industrial, commercial, residential, energy and infrastructure customers.

While our name may be new, our products have set the standards for quality for more than a century. Today as nVent, we are focused and forward-looking, ready to build upon our legacy. The future is now.

Business Segment Overview

Electrical & Fastening Solutions Overview

At nVent, we know that electrical systems are only as secure as the components used to fix, fasten and mount cable and wire systems. That's why the people in our Electrical & Fastening Solutions segment are responsible for engineering more than 100 patents.

As electrical systems become more complex, nVent's fastening experts focus on keeping things simple for the customer. Besides superior technical performance, our nVent CADDY and nVent ERICO brands of fasteners are designed for easy and intuitive installation.

Behind the scenes: With more than 100 million connections installed globally, ERICO CADWELD has set the industry standard in exothermic welding since 1939.

POsition SUmmary

In this position, you will be hands on in setting up, troubleshooting, and running machines to create our products. By interfacing with control panels or manually adjusting machine components, you will produce and ensure quality standards for a variety of parts. You will have the opportunity to develop advanced machining skillsets and machine a variety of material types. As an experienced machinist you will also have the opportunity to develop your skills on a variety of machine types to gain a deeper understanding of machinig methods. In this role you may establish and grow your machining career by working to resolve program, mechanical, and tool related concerns. You will also grow your soft-skills by assisting in continuous improvement initiatives as well as assisting in training incoming machinists.

Key role responsibilities

  • Set-up, troubleshoot, and operate machinery. Move materials (physically or with equipment) to machine materials according to specifications
  • Interface with machine(s) to make andvanced adjustments in settings, tools, or fixturing to ensure safe, efficient, and high quality production
  • Completes work based on specifications, drawings, job routings, and/or Work Instructions. Rarely needs assistance.
  • Utilizes gages and measuring equipment to ensure products meet specifications. Recognizes and reports gage and calibration issues
  • Maintains equipment and materials necessary to complete the operation. Recognizes and reports mechanical issues.
  • Meets and helps others to meet established safety, quality, performance standards to ensure production schedules are met.
  • Records accurate information on Manufacturing Order, Quality Check Sheets, and other paperwork. Performs transactions necessary to maintain accurate records and inventory balances.
  • Complies and encourages others to comply with all applicable safety procedures, quality specifications, and 5S Standards. Reports adverse conditions, non-conforming products/procedures, and 5S violations to department leader in accordance to escalation procedure.
  • Adheres to daily 5S standards as well as help to institute improvement initiatives. Maintains a clean, safe, and organized work area.
  • In accordance with escalation procedure, notifies team leader or other appropriate resource when problems arise concerning safety, quality, equipment, operations, materials, inventory, documentation, etc.
  • Demonstrates flexibility by performing rotational assignments as needed. Understands multiple types of machines. Participates actively as a team member through continuous improvement activities to meet customer needs.

At nVent, we believe in an agile and flexible workforce. Machine Operator III may have the opportunity to, or be asked to, work in multiple areas of the business.

Areas may include, but are not limited to:

  • Lenton CNC
  • Lenton Acme
  • Graphite CNC
  • Machine Shop CNC
  • Advanced knowledge of many Machine Operator II jobs

qualifications and experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Recommended minimum 5 years Manufacturing or Machine Operation work experience.
  • Able to complete full process set-up (mechanical, tooling, fixturing)
  • Demonstrable mechanical aptitude and mathematical competencies
  • Possesses in depth knowledge of metal or graphite cutting processes
  • Has a mastery of inspection gages including; calipers, micrometers, thread gages, go / no-go gages, and others
  • Bend, squat down, twist and reach above your head
  • Climb stairs and ladders
  • Lift and carry at least 25 pounds
  • Work in confined spaces
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced; multi-taksing environment and meet operational deadlines.
  • Self-Motivating and motivates others
  • Identify, escalate, and drive resolution of non-conforming process, product, or environmental issues
  • Ability to work with and help train others as a part of an agile and flexible workforce
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication
  • Detail-oriented

At nVent, we connect and protect our customers with inventive electrical solutions. People are our most valuable asset. Inclusion and diversity means that we celebrate and encourage each other's authenticity because we understand that uniqueness sparks growth.

At nVent, we are committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by national, federal, state or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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