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East Penn Manufacturing Company Corydon, IA, Industrial Machine Operator in CORYDON, Iowa

Make a difference and join a company that powers the world. Become part of our East Penn family as a Machine Operator today!


Production opportunities available on 2nd and 3rd shift.

Average wages $20-$30 per hour.

Consistent schedule and guaranteed 40 hours with opportunity for overtime.

Operates, tends, and maintains machines to make lead acid batteries.

Reads specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.

Follows sequences for operational procedures on a computer.

Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated.

Automatically or manually loads material into machine.

Observes machine operation to detect defects or malfunctions.

May measure work piece dimensions, thickness and weight in order to determine the accuracy of machine operation.

May perform minor machine maintenance, including cleaning and oiling.

May assist in setting up machine, and stacking, marking, packing, and transporting finish work pieces using an electric pallet jack, hoist or forklift.

Relieves other operators at shift change time and breaks.

Responsible for proper hygiene, housekeeping, safety practices and overall quality of work produced.

Performs other duties as requested by Management.

Good math skill including familiarity with metric system

Ability to use basic hand tools

Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot machinery

Ability to take and read measurements

Computer Skills

Mechanical Skills

Must be able to read and interpret 1st piece inspection/set-up sheets

Ability to maintain regular attendance

Ability to work mandatory overtime

East Penn offers excellent benefits:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Group insurance that includes vision, medical, dental and prescription coverage

  • Profit sharing and 401K

  • Annual bonus

  • 9 paid holidays and 10 paid vacation days

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Fitness Discounts

  • Promotional opportunities

Requisition ID: 2022-14985

External Company Name: East Penn Manufacturing - Deka Batteries

External Company URL:

Street: 2185 Highway Two

Post End Date: 6/30/2023