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Hydromat Setup/Operator - St. Louis, MO

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Company Name:Control Devices LLC
Location:St. Louis, MO
Employment Type:Full Time
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Hydromat Set-up/Operator


Control Devices LLC



 Machine Shop; Fenton, MO



Production Supervisor, Machine Shop




This position is responsible for the set up and operation of a wide range of jobs assigned to Hydromat rotary transfer machines while following the documented procedures, including safety procedures.  Will be responsible for the quality of parts produced. Assists in the instruction of set-up, operators, and operator trainees. Diagnose, troubleshoot and make adjustments. May be assigned to remove and/or replace worn or defective parts. Must have the fundamental tools to safely and effectively perform the job.



Control Devices, LLC ("Control Devices" or "CD") is a leading designer and manufacturer of high quality flow control valves, condensate removal traps, related components and accessories serving the compressed air, pressure washer, vehicle systems, fire protection, specialty gas, and the industrial, agricultural and food service float valve markets.  CD prides itself in the ability to design, innovate and manufacture flow control valves for custom applications and offers a line of standard products that has grown over the years.  CD is based in Saint Louis, MO and its products are sold on a global basis to O.E.M's, Distributors and End Users.  


Control Devices is a privately owned company with a very seasoned management team focused on organic sales growth with existing products and new revenue growth through acquisitions.






       Must be able to set up, operate and adjust Hydromat rotatory transfer machines

       Responsible for operating the machines, tool monitoring and replacement, stocking and loading the machine, keeping it filled with proper oil levels, cutting fluids or lube and keep the machine free of chip build-up

       Required to make all tool adjustments, offsets and troubleshoot problems; set speeds, and feeds for proper materials and do minor repairs as needed


       Meet the production rates set for each machine

       Check and monitor parts to ensure they remain within the part specifications. Perform all necessary quality checks using precision measuring instruments

       Communicate daily with supervision, other operators, and personnel to make sure that the operation/job is completed correctly

       Keep accurate counts and production records

       Requires the use of precision measuring devices

       Responsible for the quality of parts produced

       Assists in the instruction of Set-Up Trainees, Operators, and Operator Trainees

       Maintain a clean and safe working environment at all times





       High school diploma/GED


       3-5 years' setting up and operating Hydromat rotary transfer machines



       Strong math skills and ability to read blueprints, work instructions, SOP's, and other technical information in English.

       Must be able to lift 35lbs. on a regular basis

       Must be able to use tools, equipment, work aids precision measuring instruments

       Must be able to monitor gauges, dials, and other indicators to be sure the machine is working properly and use proper precision measuring devices

       Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple priorities

       Must be self-directed and take initiative to learn new skills relating to the maintenance of the machine


       Will be exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, oils, and chemicals in a loud manufacturing environment

       Will be standing on concrete the entire shift

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