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Job Title:                  Swiss Operator

Reports to:               Departmental Supervisor/Leadman

Department:             Multi-Tasking Department

FLSA Status:           Non-Exempt

Date:                          June 2008



Job Summary:

The Swiss Operator is responsible for the setup and operation of the Swiss type and/or Multi-Axis machines. Swiss Operators will perform inspection of product to print, follow inspection standards, and adhere to Inprocess Inspection requirements. Swiss Operators will adhere to all ISO 9001 regulations and standards. The Swiss Operator must deburr parts as necessary. Swiss Operators will also maintain a clean, organized, and safe work environment.


Essential Functions:

  • Setup of Swiss/Multi-Axis Equipment.
  • Operate Swiss/Multi-Axis machinery upholding and adhering to production standards and ISO 9001 regulations and guidelines.
  • Inspect product to print, looking for any flaws and defect of material, including deburring if necessary. Using Inprocess Inspection Documentation.
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment and performing general maintenance on machinery.


Minimum Job Requirements:

Education:     Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school       

Experience:   One to three years job experience working with Swiss/Multi-Axis machinery.        

Specific Skills:  The ability to calculate feeds, speeds, and proper cutting conditions. Must have a background strong in math, and blueprint reading. Machining knowledge of milling and turning operations. Intermediate measurement skills with surface plate inspection techniques.


Supervisory Responsibilities:



Working Conditions/ Physical Demands:

There will be limited physical activity, consisting of lifting materials of no more than 50

lbs. unassisted.



Internal:   Operators will interact with management and other co-workers on a daily basis to successfully perform all their responsibilities.

External:    No external communication


Success Factors:

The ability to efficiently set-up and maintain their machine during production. The individual must maintain a clean, and well-organized workstation. The individual must follow detailed instructions.


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  At the employee’s request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.