Machine Operator - National, Santa Claus, IN

National is a global leader who is looking to add to our core team of skilled trades people. Are you up for the challenge? Searching for your next career? Looking for a challenging new set of talents? Want to learn a new trade/skill that sets you apart from the rest? National Office Furniture extends the opportunity to learn one of the most creative and skilled trades in the industry.

The machine operator is responsible for machine parts per load card specifications per work instructions. This position begins is a full-time regular position working 40-50 hour per week with approved overtime eligibility, eligibility for 401(K) retirement planning, as well as all employee activities. Company benefits include: Bonus Incentive Plans, Promotional Opportunities, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Health Insurance, Employee Wellness Incentives, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(K), Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Supplement Coverages, and a Flexible Work-Life Balance Environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

(Include Safety and Environmental, Quality, and Job Specific Roles and Responsibilities)

  • Do appropriate set up for parts to be run. Verify set up accuracy.
  • Inspect for obvious damage, color consistency and alignment or any other material specifications and inspect parts for compliance to any other quality or workmanship standards.
  • Document necessary information.
  • Keep work space and equipment clean and well organized.
  • Perform proper preventive maintenance as required on any equipment being used.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and uses required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Identify nonconformities and follow nonconforming product procedures and be aware of disposition authority.
  • Implement process improvements.
  • Support the Vision and Guiding Principles and other policies of Kimball International and National Office Furniture.
  • Follow and support the Quality system.
  • Performs job rotation as directed.
  • Support our Environmental Management System (EMS).

Skills to Perform This Role:

Interpersonal Skills

  • Team Oriented
  • Strong drive for success.
  • Customer centric
  • Possess a high degree of integrity.
  • Ability to keep humor in the workplace.
  • Ability to build & sustain relationships.
  • Flexible and open to change.
  • Tactful
  • Assertive
  • Positive attitude.
  • Patient
  • Honest and ethical

Communication Skills

  • Good listener
  • Effective communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Persuasive and credible

Skills to Perform This Role:


  • Ability to adapt to and manage change.
  • Good relationship builder
  • Ability to motivate effectively.


Business Skills

  • Understands how they influence results
  • Results focused
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Environmentally conscious

Technical Skills

  • Ability to comprehend and follow job safety guidelines
  • Able to comprehend and follow directions on a load card, SOR (if applicable) or OMS.
  • Able to lift parts from floor to operation level frequently
  • Skilled in the use of air driven hand tools
  • Capable of setting up forms/fixtures to specifications
  • Understands/follows proper lockout procedures
  • Able to perform preventative maintenance to tools/equipment
  • Able to maintain forms as appropriate.
  • Able to comprehend and perform proper gluing processes
  • Able to use required gauges and measuring devices
  • Able to use load moving devices
  • Ability to identify nonconformities





  • Able to write legibly
  • Able to read and comprehend required documents.
  • Able to accomplish required math
  • Minimum of 4 weeks on the job training

  Proven history or ability to demonstrate safe / responsible behavior, and a positive performance record (including attendance)

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

Director of Facilities and Operations - Admini...
Lebanon, IN Catholic Health System
Permanent Primary Care Physician in Greenwood,...
Greenwood, IN Jane Pauley Community Health Center
Laboratory Manager Campus IUPUI - Indianapolis...
Indianapolis, IN Indiana University
Site Director for Fresh Start - Evansville, IN
Evansville, IN Volunteers of America Greater Ohio
Permanent Neurology Physician in Dyer, Indiana
Dyer, IN Merritt, Hawkins & Associates