1st Shift Operator - St. Louis, MO

12001 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146, USA Req #1755
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Working at Watlow

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a great living and be part of a thriving cross functional community? Watlow is a global technology and manufacturing leader who provides world class engineering expertise through innovative thermal products and systems, enabling our customers to thrive. We are making a positive impact every day as our solutions enrich the lives of people everywhere. We have been providing breakthrough thermal solutions for nearly a century. Our corporate values guide us uncompromisingly to always do the right thing, continually learn and improve, respect everyone and lead with service and humility.

About the Role

The operator role in St. Louis, MO is a challenging opportunity for an individual interested in producing a high-quality product that will be used to enrich the lives of others. This role is capable of contributing to all phases of the production process using autonomy, mastery and purpose, and works under direct supervision on standardized duties and tasks using established procedures or written instructions. The ideal candidate will be able to work individually as well as in teams. 


Hours: 6:45am to 3:15pm (with some overtime on Saturdays)

Pay: $17.26/hour


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Follow work instructions
  • Set-up, operate, and troubleshoot equipment/tools/machinery, including complex equipment to prepare and assemble product
  • Assure product meets all quality standards
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work environment
  • Meet production metrics (takt time) 
  • Check and fill out necessary reports, manufacturing orders, scrap, rejects and production times


Required Qualifications

  • Basic math skills
  • Read and comprehend measurements
  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to work individually and in teams
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 30 pounds


Desired Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED certificate or equivalent
  • Up to three years of related work experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge with basic computer systems
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed
  • Willingness to be a cross-functional team member
  • Desire to learn new skills and follow directions
  • Hand dexterity is desired 

Benefits: The Watlow Total Compensation Plan

The health, well-being and financial stability of you and your family is a high priority to us.  The Watlow Total Rewards Plan includes competitive compensation and a full range of life and career enhancing benefits:

  • Annual Achievement Award
  • 401(k) plan that includes a company match on your contribution and an annual company contribution that is tied to company performance
  • Onsite wellness clinic
  • Wellness incentives
  • Employee Personal Assistance Program
  • Dental, medical, vision and short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid holidays, personal time, and vacation
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement


Diversity & Inclusion

We proactively embrace diversity in all its dimensions across our company and cultivate a culture of inclusion and forward thinking that respects and reflects each team member’s individual strengths, views, and experiences. Watlow takes pride in being an inclusive equal opportunity employer and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Please let us know confidentially if you need or require any special accommodations to participate in our recruiting process by emailing us at accommodations@Watlow.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 12001 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146, USA