Steel Saw and Machine Operators in La Crosse, VA at American Buildings Company

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

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Job Description

Division:  American Buildings-Atlantic

American Buildings Company a division of Nucor, the nation’s largest steel and steel products manufacturer and largest recycler is seeking to hire production machine operators to cut, thread, punch and assemble steel parts in our pre-engineered steel buildings production facility in La Crosse, VA. We are looking for dedicated teammates that will help to promote the company’s mission statement to take care of our customers, make safety their priority and work in a drug-free environment.

BASIC FUNCTIONS          

  • Follow all prescribed safety rules and environmental regulations maintain a clean work area and maintain quality standards of product.
  • Understanding of 2-Dimensional part drawings used to communicate material and part specifications on work orders, cutting list.
  • Operate a variety of industrial sized, hydraulic and electrical powered metal cutting and punching equipment to form and size heavy gauge steel.
  • Perform various duties to set up and operate machines to break, punch or cut length a variety of steel pieces; from very large to very small in size.
  • Set up gauges, stops, jigs, angle or miter cuts, install break dies and punch units to assure parts are fabricated to part drawing specifications.
  • Perform work to minimize scrap and monitor inventory to assure efficient utilization of excess material to fabricate parts as needed.
  • Receive instructions through verbal and/or written communications.
  • Use various measuring instruments such as tape, square and protractor
  • Use jib crane, gantry crane and vacuum/magnet lift to move steel into position as required by machine function.
  • Check work for accuracy and conformance to print and mark part numbers.
  • Communicate with alternate shift to develop plan for optimum material runs to best utilize equipment, time and resources minimizing scrap between the shifts.
  • Accurately maintain necessary records. Must detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual conditions to proper supervision.
  • Maintain necessary production, inventory and quality records, detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual conditions to leadership.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and minor repairs to equipment; assist Maintenance Crews on major repairs.
  • Ability to work with fractions and decimal conversions in geometry and arithmetic expressions frequently.
  • Perform other duties as required or directed.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US (Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future).
Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent.
  • Ability to accurately read a tape measure to 1/16th of an inch.
  • One (1) year work experience in an industrial manufacturing setting.

 PREFERENCES

  • Previous experience utilizing computers in a production environment.
  • Previous experience in a similar position

Anyone interested in the above position should apply online and include a Resume no later than May 16, 2018

 “Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.”

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