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O'Neal Industries, Inc. Machine Operator (3rd) - O'Neal Steel - Waterloo in Waterloo, Iowa

O'Neal Steel, one of the nation's largest metal service centers has an opening for a (3rd Shift) Band Saw Machine Operator at our Waterloo, IA facility.

We are looking for a highly motivated and hard-working candidate that will be responsible for the daily set up and operation of the machine. Set up and operation includes adjustment and/or replacement of expendable tooling, guides, jigs, and fixtures.

Employees in this classification will typically operate one or more of the following machines:

  • Operate angle line machine

  • Operate a flame beveller

  • Operate a saw

  • Operate a shear

  • Operate a burner

  • Operate a laser

  • Operate a press brake

  • Operate a rolling machine

  • Any other activity that might be required of the employee as any given time

Required Skills: To qualify for consideration, an applicant must possess the following skills. Possession of these skills is a prerequisite for employment.

  • Minimum of 2 years of current Band Saw operating experience.

  • Ability to operate forklift and/or overhead crane preferred.

  • Ability to read and interpret simple blueprints and geometric tolerances.

  • Organize parts and prepare them for the next process.

  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools such as: hammer, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, drill, grinder, bander.

  • Ability to use measuring tools such as: tape measure, box caliper, slide dial caliper, and micrometer.

  • Ability to convert fractions to decimals and vice versa, add and subtract in fractions and decimals.

  • Responsible for producing quality parts in the most productive manner while following safe work practices.

  • Must be able to concentrate and maintain productivity in high pressure situations.

  • Must be able to work without close supervision.

Desirable Skills: The following skills are considered important to this position but may be learned on the job. Applicants will not be eliminated from consideration if they do not possess these skills.

  • The ability to operate any piece of metal working equipment

  • Ability to operate forklift and/or overhead crane

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Shift: Must be able to work 3rd Shift (10:00PM-6:00AM) Sunday - Thursday. Overtime will be required as needed.

Pay: 2nd and 3rd shifts will include a shift premium on top of hourly base pay. Employees will be eligible to receive the progression of pay increases every 3 months up to 2 years to get to the top pay.

Benefits: O'Neal offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to:

  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance

  • Work site Wellness Programs

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage

  • Tuition and Health club Reimbursement

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Life Insurance

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Training and Development Opportunities

  • 401k and Profit sharing

About Us : After more than 90 years in business, O'Neal Steel is now the United States' largest family-owned metals service center supplying carbon and alloy steel, stainless and aluminum products for companies nationwide. That's an important distinction because it means the family who started the company, and has guided its growth, continues to instrumental in its operation today. As a third-generation family-owned business, we remain committed to the principles of our founder – and the success of our customers.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)