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Machine Operator

Company: ChampionX
Location: West Valley City
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

ChampionX has an immediate need for a Machine Operator located in West Valley City, UT. This is your opportunity to join a growing company offering a competitive base salary and benefits.

What’s in it For You:

  • Join a growing company offering competitive pay and benefits
    • Starting Wage: $17.50/hour
  • Tackle some of the world’s most meaningful challenges including, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy, and healthy environments
  • The ability to shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • Be part of a culture that values its employees and puts safety first
  • Grow your income as you drive growth
  • Opportunity for a long term, advanced career path
  • Access to Employee Resource Groups (ERG’s). These employee-led groups allow employees to come together to explore common interests and foster a diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Access to best-in-class resources, tools, and technology

What You Will Do:

  • Support and engage in our vision of improving lives 
  • Live and be an example of Quartzdyne’s core values: Respect, Grit, Transparency, Honesty, Humility and Accountability 
  • Be a disciple and leader of continuous improvement

Position Details:

  • Perform all related tasks safely and according to written standards
  • Responsibility for the basic set-up and operation of CNC and other manual production machines.  Examples include lappers, slurry saws, CNC lathes, abrasive slurries, acid etching equipment, and x-ray equipment
  • Majority of time will be spent machining parts according to engineering and customer standards and specifications
  • Ensure that machines are properly tooled
  • Gain basic understanding of how machinery works and take necessary maintenance steps to ensure machine is functioning properly. (ex. fluid changes)
  • Participate in inspection and testing related activities to ensure that parts are machined to specifications
  • Visually inspect parts to ensure they are free of burrs or damaged surfaces
  • Remove burrs, sharp edges, tool marks and other irregularities from machined parts to ensure they are in accordance with engineering blueprints, and tolerance requirements.
  • Assist in training of new employees
  • Maintain accurate and reliable documentation

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Physical Demands:

  • Normal working conditions absent extreme factors 
  • Must be able to hear and speak well enough to communicate with customers and fellow employees 
  • Must be able to lift up to 45lbs periodically
  • Role is deemed safety-sensitive and may be subject to employer or customer drug testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in machine operations
  • Strong desire to learn and be a problem solver using Lean manufacturing principles
  • Should have a general knowledge of math, decimal points, and with the XYZ coordinate system
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with coworkers, customers, and vendors
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to analyze information provided on blueprints to make sure the final product matches the draft
  • Strong mechanical skills, including comfort with using tools to make simple repairs
  • Keen attention to detail to identify maintenance, product or operations issues
  • Must be punctual and eager to improve themselves and their surroundings
  • Strong understanding of basic computer usage and software navigation

About ChampionX

ChampionX is a global leader in providing chemistry programs and services, drilling technology, artificial lift solutions, and automation technologies for the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry. Our world-class safety culture fuels our purpose to improve lives through our commitment to deliver sustainable operations.

About Quartzdyne

Quartzdyne designs and manufactures precision pressure and temperature transducers for the oil and gas industry. Our proprietary offerings have become the industry standard, elevating how critical data is used to assess the performance of a reservoir and increase oil production. Our sensors are world-renowned for providing intensely accurate and high-resolution data under the most extreme conditions. At Quartzdyne, we live by our core values of Respect, Grit, Honesty, Transparency, Humility and Accountability. Quartzdyne is located along the beautiful Wasatch mountain range in Utah.

Quartzdyne Benefits Include:

  • Competitive base salaries
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employer paid STD and LTD
  • 2X your annual salary of employer paid life insurance.
  • 4 weeks of PTO to start
  • 11 paid holidays
  • HSA Funding
  • Generous profit sharing, 401(k) match, & tuition reimbursement programs

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 


At ChampionX, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran. 


In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce.  


We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

Keywords: ChampionX, Salt Lake City , Machine Operator, Other , West Valley City, Utah

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