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Machine Operator

at Metals USA Holdings Corp

Posted: 1/26/2020
Job Reference #: 5000541697606

Job Description

Requisition Number


Job Title

Machine Operator


Oakwood GA-PSJG

Area of Interest



  • Basic reading and writing comprehension in English (to read work order instructions, safety and policy manuals)
  • Basic measuring skills to read English & Metric systems
  • Basic arithmetic skills to calculate and convert decimals and fractions
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows software (for uploading designs to be burned)
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in operating a burning machine or as machine operator/helper
  • Experience on overhead crane operation
  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • Demonstrated manual dexterity, finger dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, and multi-limb coordination

Great Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D/

External Description

Metals USA has an immediate opening for a Machine Operator in our Oakwood, GA location. The Machine Operator performs advanced production activities requiring a demonstrated high level of skill and proficiency in material handling, production processes and multiple machine operation acquired through extended experience and training.

  • Chooses correct material for the job according to work order
  • Sets up machine, selects proper burning tip, sets gas flow and machine feed rates
  • Positions work pieces for processing (may operate a combination of different machines)
  • Uses gauges, calipers, squares or rulers for measurement
  • Determines processing specifications such as materials, burning tips, location of cutting lines, dimensions, tolerances and operational sequences
  • Reviews CAD drawings, work orders, tooling instructions or other written specifications
  • Sets up and aligns specified material or other fixtures in machine bed using gauges, templates, shims or hand tools
  • Adjusts controls to set depth and feed rates
  • Performs quality control inspections on finished product; for ISO-certified locations, performs In Process Quality Inspections
  • Diagnoses problems and makes necessary adjustments and removes scrap from machine
  • Coordinates and executes material handling to be processed including operation of overhead crane
  • Completes work order paperwork/documentation
  • Restocks material
  • Must be able to learn Metals USA heat number system
  • May mark identification on material/work pieces before processing
  • May mark material after processing; store material for additional processing and/or shipping
  • Stacks, bands and palletizes finished products for shipment to customers
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested