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Automation Operator (2nd Shift)

Foothill Ranch, CA | Other
20 Days Ago

Job Description


This position exists to operate automated machinery for manufacturing. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Hours: 1:00pm to 8:30pm


  • Sets up and operates automated systems to produce spring products that meet engineering drawing requirements and quality standards.
  • Performs first article inspection and in-process quality checks.
  • Performs routine operational preventative maintenance requirements.
  • Monitors production schedules to ensure production commitments are met.
  • Troubleshoots minor equipment issues.
  • Assists with process improvement of automated systems and working conditions to increase productivity and efficiency.
  • Logs in data entry information for all work orders into the ERP system.
  • Ensures cleanliness of machines and surrounding areas.
  • Occasionally, the incumbent will be asked and expected to perform various, miscellaneous, and non-standard duties as required. Such duties are diversified in nature and may be changed from time to time to suit the needs of the company.



  • Have good mechanical aptitude
  • Familiar with a variety of gaging instruments and methods
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and work orders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently
  • Willingness to learn

Education Level Desired:

  • Coursework in electronics, robotics, or electro-mechanical systems
  • Associates Degree in related degree preferred, but not required.


Prior Experience Desired:

  • 3 years of relevant machine operating experience
  • 3 years of experience in a high volume production environment

Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters BLOOMFIELD, CT
  • Size 3,000 - 7,500
  • Founded 1945
  • Type Public
  • Revenue $500M - $1B
  • Industry MFG Durable
  • About kaman
  • Kaman develops, manufactures and markets aircraft bearings and components, seals, springs and precision products for the aviation industry.