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Machine Operator Job

DATE: Jan 13, 2022

LOCATION: Johnstown, Ohio, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Competitive Wage Rates Based on Experience and Abilities

  • Starting hourly rate for machine operators is $20.60
  • $1,000 signing bonus available for continuous employment ($500 paid at 90 days, $500 paid at 6mo)

Primary Duty: 

Operate, Troubleshoot, and Verify Product Quality on a Brake and/or Punch Press in a Metal Fabrication shop. Position is responsible for following all company safety policies, confirming and maintaining all manufacturing standards, and ensuring work schedules are accomplished. 1st & 2nd Shift (5:30am - 3:30pm & 3:30pm – 1:30am), working primarily 4, 10hr shifts (M-Th).


General Duties:  Observe all safety precautions and plant regulations to prevent injury to self and others or damage to material or equipment. Maintain a clean safe working area including sweeping

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.


Working Responsibilities:

  • Follow all Company and OSHA Safety Policies.
  • Cut & form components from blueprint specification and/or Work Orders to required tolerances.
  • Work with steel, aluminum, curved and angled parts
  • Know and follow all Safety Protocols regarding specific machine you are running
  • Must identify machine requirements for specific jobs as part
  • Assemble materials and package finished products for transport to customers.
  • Operate machinery or stations as instructed by the Team Leader to meet scheduled demands.
  • Ensure that the standards for quality, output, safety etc. are adhered to and improved upon.
  • Keep accurate records of production, waste, quality checks undertaken.
  • Properly maintain equipment.
  • Maintain a high level of customer focus in producing quality products and services that do not sacrifice the safety of others, oneself, nor the environment.
  • Commit to and follow the facility Mission, Vision and Values that support the AWI Operating Principles as an individual and team.
  • Attend and participate in all required company training programs.
  • Conform to all company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain clean and organized work area.
  • Sweep floors and empty trash containers daily and maintain a clean working environment.


Education and Experience

  1. Prior manufacturing and machine operator experience.
  2. Knowledge of metal manufacturing materials, fabrication processes
  3. Ability to learn how to operate a variety of production machinery.


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 accommodations


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 hear. 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.




Equal Opportunity Employer: Steel Ceilings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Machinist, Warehouse, Fabrication, Industrial, Manufacturing