Machine Operator III



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Machine Operator III!! 

Location: Austin Texas

Job ID: 17104


We at HID are currently searching for a Machine Operator III. The Machine Operator III is responsible for day-to-day card and / or reader programing, light maintenance of machinery and equipment, as well as acting as the main support from the Production Leader and/or Production Supervisor. The Machine Operator III is the back up for the Machine Operator IV (Production Lead) and will act when Machine Operator IV is not able to do so. If you are self-motivated, highly organized and would like the opportunity to work at HID where you can add value, then search no more! Our Machine Operator III position is for you! Please apply as we want to hear from you!


Who are we? 

HID powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


HID’s Operations (Warehouse) Department: 

The Operations (Warehouse) department is responsible for the day-to-day card and / or reader programing, light maintenance of machinery and equipment, and any other procedures deemed necessary to ensure operational KPIs are achieved.

As our Machine Operator III, you’ll support HID’s success by: 

  • Complying with SOPs and work instructions related to job function.
  • Being held accountable to performance standards to ensure output positively contributes to area specific KPIs (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost).
  • Participating in the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Working collaboratively with peers and internal customers.
  • Setting up and operating a variety of automatic and semi-automatic machines.
  • Conducting manual production operations as required.
  • Performing daily 5s and PM of equipment and surrounding areas as required.
  • Verifying BOMs, programming requirements, product types, artwork and markings.
  • Contributing to the culture of continuous improvement by looking for and communicating opportunities to improve performance.
  • Proactively logging and escalating potential issues in order to minimize safety, quality, delivery issues and / or operational inefficiencies.
  • Participating in root cause, corrective / preventive action activities as required.
  • Understanding workload for the day and define the shift hours based on demand.
  • Ensuring all Machine Operators have the right material and paperwork for them to perform their job correctly.
  • Ensuring Order Management process is executed correctly in order to achieve the daily Delivery/Efficiency targets.
  • Being the point of contact in between production and support areas to resolve day-to-day operational issues.


What we will love about your background: 

  • Ability to work well under pressure and ability to multi-task to

   meet deadlines.

  • Must possesses the ability to work at a fast pace with very high attention to detail.
  • Must have flexibility to work overtime as required (including weekends) and periodically work a different shift. 
  • Requires the ability to learn, use and maintain specialized equipment.
  • Accepts and embraces constant change as a necessary factor to success.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.      


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • Must have a minimum of one year manufacturing experience.
  • Must have a high school diploma, or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with in MS Office applications.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.
  • Familiar and able to navigate in Excel.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee works primarily in a manufacturing / warehouse environment, within a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.
  • Must be able to work sitting down and/or standing up for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend, scoop, and reach to perform above duties.
  • Must be able to lift items weighing up to 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors.


Work Requirements:

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.  


Who you are as a Team Member:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves’ and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and continue to grow professionally.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.
  • You welcome opportunities to incorporate diversity into your work, including valuing different backgrounds, experiences and opinions. You also embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.


This opportunity may be open to flexible working arrangements.


HID is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Austin, TX, US, 78753

Production & Skilled Trades
Entry level

Nearest Major Market: Austin