Flex Machine Operator - 2nd Shift Job

DATE: Sep 13, 2023

LOCATION: Johnstown, Ohio, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job Title : Flex Machine Operator

Position Title: Machine Operator

Division-Location: Johnstown, OH

Shift: 2nd Shift (3:15 pm - 1:15 am ) Monday - Thursday

Starting Hourly Rate : $22.00 - $25.00 (Starting wage could be more depending on skills and experience) Plus $1 Shift Differential

Compensation: $1,000 sign-on bonus ($500 at 3 month & 6 months of employment) , $1,000 retention bonus paid on your- 1 year anniversary date.

Primary Duty: 

Set-up, operate, troubleshoot, and quality check product on an Amada Press Brake in a Metal Fabrication shop. The position is responsible for following all company safety policies, confirming, and maintaining all manufacturing standards, and ensuring work schedules are accomplished. This is a 2nd shift position working primarily four, 10hr shifts: 3:15 pm - 1:15 am (M-Th).



General Duties

  • Commit to and follow the facility Mission, Vision and Values that support the AWI Operating Principles as an individual and team. 
  • Observe all safety procedures and plant regulations to prevent injury to self and others.
  • Upon training & qualification, perform miscellaneous duties as required including machine operation (turrets, brakes, presses, panel benders, tube benders, etc.), final panel assembly, infill pad creation, crating, forklift operation, inventory counting, and assisting others.
  • Work with steel, aluminum, curved and angled parts.
  • Operate machinery or stations as instructed by the Team Leader to meet scheduled demands.



Press Brake Duties:

  • Set-up sheet-metal jobs on an Amada Press Brake, following provided fabrication drawings, within tolerances of +/-0.016.
  • Knowledge of metal manufacturing materials, fabrication processes
  • Operate Amada Press Brake to complete these jobs and perform troubleshooting to keep the machine running safely.
  • Conduct quality checks per assigned frequency on parts after banding to ensure meeting the tolerances provided.
  • Reduce powder waste by learning the details on how the equipment functions. 
  • Keep accurate records of production, quality checks, and updates to standards for other operators in area
  • Properly clean and maintain equipment per housekeeping guidelines and manufacturer recommendations.






Environmental, Health, & Safety:

  • Follow all Company, OSHA Safety, and EPA Environmental Policies. 
  • Always ensures personal safe behavior and encourages safe behavior in others.  
  • Participates in safety related events/trainings/processes.  
  • Conform to all company policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain clean and organized work area. 
  • Proper cleaning and maintenance of equipment. 
  • Report any safety/environmental incidents.  


Education and Experience

  1. Prior manufacturing experience on Press Brakes. Preferably Amada Press Brake Equipment.
  2. Knowledge of metal manufacturing materials, fabrication processes
  3. Ability to bend and produce metal parts holding a .016 tolerance. 



Work Environment
Plant Environment – This position operates in a manufacturing setting and can be subject to extreme cold and hot temperatures; uneven walking surfaces with cords, tools, and other obstacles; intermittent loud noises; and dusty or dirty conditions.  Basic PPE required: safety glasses, earplugs, and steel toe/composite boots. Specific PPE & training will be provided for activities requiring additional accommodation.


Physical Demands
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Steel Ceilings, a subsidiary of AWI, is an equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants receive consideration for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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