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Production Operator

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Job Description

The Waard Metals Production Operator is a full-time, hourly wage position working in the metal manufacturing facility using production equipment to produce metal parts to fulfill customer orders.

Details + Perks
  • Full-time employee
  • 40 hours/week position
  • Monday-Friday, 6:00am-3:30pm
  • Hourly wage: $18-$24
  • Casual and collaborative atmosphere
  • Casual and collaborative atmosphere
  • Health Insurance / Life Insurance/AFLAC Benefit Enrollment
  • PTO / 401(k) Retirement Plan / HSA / Bonuses
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Fitness facility open 24 hours
  • Free coffee and snacks
  • Opportunities to learn new skills, apps, software, and processes
  • Room for growth in the company
  • Accruing vacation time (additional unpaid vacation days available upon request)
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A Typical Work Week

  • Operate metal production equipment (primarily a metal shear and benders)
  • Quality checks to ensure parts are being made to customer specifications
  • Order fulfillment – pulling inventory of accessories and pairing with metal to fulfill a complete order
  • Perform routine maintenance on machines per maintenance schedule
  • Execute shop 5S/cleaning system
    • Priority to keep work area clean near machines being operated
    • Second Priority is to help keep the entire shop clean and organized
    • 5S assignments to come from Production Specialist or Operations Manager

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • High school GED
  • Ability to run metal manufacturing equipment (training will be provided)
  • Experience with a metal shear, benders, and/or laser cutter is a plus (training will be provided)
  • Follows instructions
  • Comfortable using small power hand tools
  • Ability to use measuring tools (tape measure, square, calipers, etc.)
  • Adaptable with learning to read blueprints and mechanical drawings
  • Comfortable to drive a fork truck (training and certification will be provided)
  • Dependable and on-time
  • Reliable transportation
  • Uses good judgment and works with integrity
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