Brush Operator

Job Details

Brush Operator

Chesterfield, Michigan




Job Description


Under the direction of the Brush Dept. Supervisor and/or the Group Leader, the Brush Operator is responsible to operate and maintain winding machinery in a safe and efficient manner.



To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Set-up and operate winding machine per job specifications.
  • Notify internal suppliers of materials shortages, or quality problems and work together to solve the problem.
  • Perform all housekeeping duties.
  • Facilitate communication with non-English speaking employees.
  • Check, package and label production.
  • Monitor and adjust machine for necessary quality changes.
  • Record and report daily production.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machine when scheduled and provide trouble-shooting information related to machine malfunctions.  Fix minor mechanical breakdowns or notify proper people for major repairs or problems.
  • Perform monthly maintenance on the winding machines. 
  • Follow company safety practices and procedures.
  • Perform all other duties, as required.



  • Frequent lifting, bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling can be expected.
  • Long periods of standing and walking can also be expected in this position.  
  • Use of basic tools and equipment.
  • Occasional exposure to typical manufacturing areas may be required and will require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and mandatory hearing protection. 



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Good attendance.
  • Ability to use basic math to analyze information and measuring equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently.
  • Ability to work with close tolerances.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instruction and written processes.


  • Problem Solving Analysis.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Initiative.
  • Results Driven.

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