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Machine Operator

Nidec-KATO Engineering • Mena, AR
11 days ago

We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world's dreams, people's dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.

All for dreams. Dreams challenge and the Nidec-Group will continue to meet the challenge. For the world's and people's tomorrows; the world's first, the world's best technologies and products; we will continue our part in creating a better society.

Job Summary

Must be able to operate machinery in machine shop to exacting tolerances. This position requires extreme attention to details and a thorough knowledge of the work procedures and component applications. Employee will be responsible for producing high quality parts for the next internal customer in the chain.

Job Description


  • Machine castings to blueprint specifications
  • Operate CNC controls, drills, broach and lathes
  • Comply with company quality and safety guidelines
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Read Blueprints
  • Read Tape Measure
  • Basic Shop Math
  • General Metals Knowledge
  • Ability to set up and operate equipment
  • Ability to operate fork truck


  • Able to read blueprints
  • Able to set up and read micrometer
  • Able to use gauges


  • Ability to work independently
  • Dependability


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous employment in manufacturing
  • Ability to work in a Team oriented setting
  • Good Communication skills – Verbal & Written


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Standing and Walking:

More than 95%

Close Vision and Sitting:

More than 95%

Hand and Finger Dexterity:

More than 95%



Talking and Hearing:

(via phone/in person)

More than 95%

Lifting (more than 30 lbs):


This position description is meant to describe the typical kinds of duties or difficulty level that may be required of positions with this title. The use of a particular expression shall not limit or exclude other duties or difficulty levels not mentioned. This position description is not meant to limit or modify Nidec’s right to assign, direct or control the work assigned to this position.

Additional Job Details

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec
Nidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following website: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

No Soliciting

Nidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.