Machine Operator



Machine Operator - 2nd shift


Medeco has a great reputation as an employer of choice in the Roanoke Valley.  Our Operations work environment is clean, air conditioned and the safety of our team members is our highest priority.  You will be working with people that take pride in their work, care about each other and our customers.  We offer competitive pay and an extensive benefits package.  Medeco is an innovative company that leads the industry in high quality, high security solutions.  


Experience a safer and more open world.


Position Summary: Operate manufacturing machinery to produce parts for our high security locks and keys.  Training will be provided.


2nd shift:  3:30 pm to midnight with overtime as needed.  Includes .40/hour shift differential.



  • Operate machines for OEM department parts and assemblies.
  • Operate automated assembly equipment and secondary machining equipment as needed.
  • Work with the Team Lead and Area Manager to produce product based on the work order and production schedules.  
  • Meet quality standards, on time delivery, and continually improve productivity to exceed customer expectations. 
  • Participate in team meeting to improve teams performance, solve problems, improve safety and 5S
  • Must be able to meet or exceed performance measures after training
  • Perform any additional duties required to assure smooth operation of product centers and support areas. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalient
  • Ability to physically operate a machine.
  • Ability to perform basic machine troubleshooting.
  • Basic math skills, high school graduate or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to work in a team environment with good communication skills


Physical Requirements:


  1. Normal, corrective vision range; ability to see color and to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols.
  2. Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, bend and reach.
  3. Ability to reach with hands and arms.
  4. Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.


Work Conditions:


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. Contact the Director of HR to make a formal request for accommodations.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate. The work environment is indoors. The position does not travel.


Important Notices:


This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that a team member in this position may be asked to perform. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs of the property. 


Please apply at www.medeco.com or www.assaabloy.com.  Paper applications are available, or accommodations can be requested by calling our jobs hotline at 540-380-1608.


Medeco is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Equal Opportunity employer:  Veterans/Disabled, and other protected categories. 





We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.  
As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. 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.

Salem, VA, US, 24153

Production & Skilled Trades
Entry level

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke