2nd Shift – Machine Operator

Fond du Lac

McNeilus Steel, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a new team member to join our team as a Machine Operator. This position works Monday-Thursday for 10-hour shifts (3:00pm to 1:30am), with OT as needed.

Nature Of Work
A Machine Operator is responsible for the safe operation of the brake press, plate roller, laser, saw, blaster, flattener, and/or plasma equipment and machinery. The Operator will adjust, set and measure for the proper length or dimension of desired product.

Working Conditions
A Machine Operator may be required to lift and carry objects weighing 75-100 pounds. Standing or walking comprises 90-95% of a normal work day. The operator generally works ten-hour sifts, though longer shifts may be common.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Cut steel sheets or plates to customer specifications or for stocking inventory
  • When forming steel, calculate the correct measurements of steel pieces in order for the correct dimensions to result
  • Monitors and makes adjustments accordingly to ensure proper outcome of product
  • Inspect edge cut quality, material, and critical dimensions to assure print tolerances and that the correct customer specifications have been met
  • Package material for delivery
  • Prepares material for shipping by tagging, banding and stacking outgoing shipments
  • Performs general maintenance
  • May drive semi and straight truck vehicles into specific loading areas to load customer-ordered material
  • Loads prepared material for shipment on company trucks and common carriers
  • Must operate crane and forklift skillfully and safely
  • Performs other duties as instructed and assigned
  • Learn, understand, and comply with OSHA requirements, company safety rules, and health policies at all times, working according to good safety practices as posted, instructed, and discussed
  • Use all safety devices, equipment, and PPE as directed and provided for protection


  • Good mathematical, geometry, and computer skills
  • Be able to read and understand the material specifications on order tickets
  • Knowledge of steel products preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot, work well independently, and as a team
  • CNC Machine experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to use measuring tools, read, and interpret blueprints
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in fluent English

Benefits offered for this job

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401K
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Flexible Benefit Account


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