Kelly Services Machine Operator in Menlo Park, California

Job Description

As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Kelly® has a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe by employing 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through its talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

GENERAL PURPOSE of the position:

Sets up and operates machines that perform multiple operations such as rolling strip, decore tubes, multi-die Wire Drawing, cleaning machines, Grinder, and Tensile Tester products, such as strip, wire and tube.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reads work instructions and work order routers to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.

  • Selects, installs, and aligns dies, guides, and stops to set up machines.

  • Sets controls for machine actions for various operations on workpiece in specified sequence.

  • Starts machines to produce sample products and measures for conformance with specifications.

  • Inspect wire or tube samples using microscope with 20x magnification.

  • Works with teams to standardize product and processes.

  • Assists in instructing co-workers on routine tasks and equipment, as needed.

  • Adjusts settings of dies on controls, as required, to obtain product meeting specifications and quality standards.

  • Starts machine to begin production and observes machine operations for evidence of malfunction and products for defects.

  • Inspects machines using a checklist and reports maintenance needs to appropriate personnel.

  • Fill out router and follow GMP procedure and related Work Instructions as trained



High school diploma/GED is required; and 6 months related experience or training.

Ability to read and speak basic English and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and safety instructions. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.



Positions are Temp to Hire after 6 months of service. Receive full benefits, yearly work boots and much more!

Why Kelly ® ?

At Kelly Services ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune 100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect with Kelly.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at