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Waterjet Operator

Wickliffe, OH 44092

Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 9875 Pay Rate: 18.00

Job Description

Vector's partner in Wickliffe, OH, manufactures military and commercial turbine blades and vanes for aircraft and land-based applications. They need a Waterjet Operator to join their growing team!

 This Client offers overtime and bonus availability when hired in.

1st Shift  OWW Schedule 

  • Operate waterjet machine to cut parts.
  • Operate hydraulic mold separator to prepare parts for cut-off.
  • Minor knock-out on some pieces.
  • Set-up machine for new parts (Fixture Change, Program Change).
  • Perform minor maintenance (Nozzle, Orifice Changes, Load garnet as required, clear plugged nozzles and feed lines).
  • Assist maintenance on more major items.
  • Record maintenance and operating events in log.
  • Inspect each part visually after cut and troubleshoot any problems.
  • Gauge parts as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Record all work performed in Lot Control.
  • Keep the work area in a clean, orderly and safe working condition.
  • Follow all safety rules.
  • Comply with all applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by supervision.


  • Pay close attention to detail.
  • Must show ability to follow detailed procedures reliably.
  • Must be able to meet daily production goals.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to be self-directed and motivated.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of applicable procedure instructions.

Benefits of Working with Us:
Working with Vector Technical entitles you to a bunch of great benefits you can’t get anywhere else, including:
  • FREE Teladoc Virtual Healthcare
  • 6 Paid Holidays a year (after only 30 days)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Short Term Disability available to all Vector Employees
  • Paid vacation and 401K matching after a year

Meet Your Recruiter

Allison Leone
V.P. of Operations

“Communication is key in a people-minded arena”.

With 21 years of experience in client partnership development, team management/skills building and business revenue increase, through open minded strategic growth planning, she believes anyone’s goals are attainable through hard work and keeping a focus on the outcome.

Along with being a part of past Lake County Chamber business of the year recipients and various multi-entrepreneurial awards employment based, Allison has a passion for art, the human good through volunteer work to help others and the thrill of competitive sports.

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