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Machine Operator

Hollister, California Direct Job ID: 1810093673


Are you looking for a great place to work and gain hands on experience? PDS Tech is recruiting for a client of ours in Hollister/Monterey Bay area. Their company has a real impact on space exploration, homeland security and the nation's defense.

Every employee is an integral part in delivering program success. They offer the opportunity to work on teams of highly skilled professionals to solve some of the most challenging and exciting problems we face today. We are looking for those who are ready to reach the peak of technology.​
  • Support Overtime as required or scheduled by Supervisor.
  • Must have knowledge in the use of basic mechanical measuring tools (micrometers, microscopes, calipers, thread gages, etc.).
  • Perform dimensional and visual inspections of linear flexible explosive product during the manufacturing process using basic measurement tools using established procedures with minimum supervision.
  • Perform basic hands-on machine setup procedures and select machine dies and parts, according to specifications.
  • Install dies and other tooling into processing machines for subsequent processing.
  • Load the extruder with plastics that feed the machine according to production line requirements.
  • Recognize and replace worn dies when products vary from specifications.
  • Spool processed products into rolls of specified lengths and weights.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and make minor repairs to machine equipment.
  • Maintain clean work areas.
  • Adjust controls to process materials into specified shapes and diameters.
  • Process explosive materials remotely on various types of equipment; Swagers, Form Mills, Square Chuck, Yoder, Draw Bench, Stationary Swager, and Extruder.
  • Process energetic powder from free flowing to pelletized material using a Stokes Rotary Press.
  • Must possess the ability to interpret basic drawings and instructions.

Education Required:     High school diploma or equivalent
Experience Required:    0-3 years related experience
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
For information please click on the following link: E-Verify