Top Jobs Hiring Now in Byron Center, Michigan

We periodically focus on positions available in one of our busiest markets. This time around, the spotlight is on jobs available in Byron Center, a growing community in Kent County. See if any of these opportunities are right for you!

Machine Maintenance Technician

We’re hiring a first-shift (7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday) Maintenance Technician for a company in the Wyoming area. The person hired for this position will be responsible for completing work orders and repair orders in a timely manner, estimating time for repairs, and performing routine preventative maintenance.

What We’re Looking For

  • Experience in maintenance (5 or more years preferred)
  • Experience troubleshooting basic controls and sensors
  • Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Proficiency in electrical metering
  • Experience with plasma cutting and tac welding preferred
  • Experience in operating a scissor and boom lifts
  • Hi-Lo certification

This long-term, temp-to-hire opportunity pays $22-27 per hour, depending on experience.

Machine Operator

We’re hiring Machine Operators for both the first shift (5:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday with overtime on Mondays) and third shift (7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. Sunday-Wednesday with overtime on Thursdays). These are temp-to-hire positions at a foam manufacturer with good benefits and a great team environment. Team members will assist with accurately and safely operating the required equipment and performing duties necessary to ensure the manufacturing of quality foam products for the automotive, medical, and aerospace industries.

What We’re Looking For

  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Ability to set up and run machinery
  • Blueprint-reading ability
  • Intermediate math, measurement, and standard metric skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Great attendance
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • The ability to lift 10 pounds frequently and up to 40 pounds occasionally
  • The ability to stand and walk for up to 10 hours
  • Ability to manually handle and use materials, parts, and equipment
  • Comfort with working in a loud manufacturing environment

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Performing production operations using heat guns, presses, saws, hot wire equipment, ovens, water jets and other equipment
  • Laminating and routing equipment
  • Setting up machines and changing tooling as needed
  • Completing and understanding required production documents including orders to ensure products match customer requirements
  • Monitoring machinery and inspect parts to ensure quality requirements are met
  • Reporting any discrepancies or issues to supervisor
  • Complying with safety procedures including, but not limited to proper lifting mechanics, lock out/tag out, forklift operation, and use of protective equipment

This long-term, temp-to-hire opportunity starts at $16 per hour for the first shift and $17 per hour for the third shift.

CNC Machinist

We’re hiring for a sign production company in Grand Rapids. This operator in the fabrication department will work Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. operating CNC router equipment to produce aluminum signage. They will also be expected to assist with general fabrication and assembly where needed.

What We’re Looking For

  • CAD/CAM experience or related skills
  • Ability to read a tape measure to within 1/16th of an inch
  • 1-year general fabrication experience preferred
  • 1-year sign fabrication experience preferred
  • 1-year CNC operations experience preferred
  • Computer skills

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Operating and monitoring CNC equipment to cut material based on preset dimensions
  • Entering dimensions into machine for correct material cutting
  • Loading material onto machines and tables
  • Unloading finished material as it’s produced
  • Ensuring products meet quality expectations
  • Assisting with additional assembly and production duties as required

This long-term, temp-to-hire opportunity pays $16-20 per hour, depending on experience.

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