1st shift: 7:00 a.m.–3:15 p.m.

2nd shift: 3:00 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.

The Machine Operator will perform a variety of standard operations to produce welded wire mesh and meet production schedule requirements, meet all quality specifications, perform set-ups, changeovers and assist with routine maintenance.


  • Work from specification sheets, job orders, written and verbal instructions
  • Set-up manufacturing process while ensuring the speed and temperature of equipment is in accordance with prescribed levels for various wire size and types
  • Determine materials that are necessary as indicated by production specifications, and ensure all process tanks are filled to proper levels as prescribed by engineering, supervision, and Quality Control
  • Select correct wire for production run and ensure proper installation; feed wire leader through machine and position for pick up
  • Operate equipment, making temperature, speed and product adjustments to equipment as needed and per protocols to maintain quality and quantity control during processing
  • Perform minor maintenance and general upkeep of line equipment
  • Correct cause of improper processing
  • Report serious problems to the maintenance department or supervisor
  • Ensure that all products are properly tagged
  • Use skimming/drowsing tools in performing those operations
  • Use Uni-shear or splice tools during training or while assisting, use hand tools for equipment adjustments
  • Use various hand and electrical power tools, micrometer, plug gauge, supplies and equipment to perform job
  • Maintain necessary records
  • Move materials as necessary in the performance of duties or as directed
  • Detect and report improper operation of faulty equipment and unusual conditions to the supervisor
  • Maintain work area and equipment in clean, safe and orderly condition.  Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations along with maintaining quality standards
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor/manager


  • High School Diploma required or equivalent with 2-5 years of experience as a machine operator or outstanding mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Lifting requirements up to approximately 50 lbs.
  • Maintain high levels of efficiency and quality
  • Good mechanical aptitude

Physical Demands:

  • On feet for most of shift
  • Lifting up to approximately 50 lbs.
  • Pushing, pulling, turning, twisting, and bending
  • Moving heavy weight material, such as wire mesh rolls
  • Repetitive hand motion

If you are a proactive person who takes pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing organization this could be your next long-term role.