Machine Operator 1 in Nashville, TN at Volt

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $13.0 - $13.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description


The operator role is responsible for the safety, quality and productivity of the machine. This position is also responsible for timely processing of the customer orders and flow of material, contributing to the process efficiency. The operator must also provide timely, safe and efficient operation of machines. Will be responsible for correctly tagging the finished material and moving it to the next designation and stage as required.

Schedule: 12 hour shifts - 6AM - 6PM Days. 6PM - 6AM Nights 


  • Receives instructions, material requirements, prints, and work orders for the job
  • Plans details of working procedure
  • Stages material in work area
  • Performs routine maintenance and machine set-up if necessary
  • Operates machine to perform necessary job on parts according to instructions and to blueprint specifications.
  • Performs first piece inspection using one or more method to assure all dimensions are correct and within given tolerances
  • Makes fine adjustments to machine to bring part within tolerances
  • Operates machine by performing all duties to run successive pieces, or to perform multiple operations
  • Performs periodic part inspection per job instructions
  • Places finished material on a pallet or in a container with the work order number and piece part number on the top piece of each separate item
  • Marks pallet with appropriate tag
  • Completes appropriate paperwork
  • Moves material to next destination and stages as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to lead by example, coach and train
  • Can read productions and log required documentation accurately
  • Above average knowledge of machine process and steel defects
  • Ability to write accurate reject reports
  • Basic writing and math skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to apply understanding to carry out detailed about uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving new concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to read a tape measure and blueprints
  • Ability to reach and comprehend instructions and short correspondence
  • Ability to reach all measuring devices
  • Fully understands safety training and producers manuals
  • Ability to perform all required quality checks and surface inspection of material
  • Frequently is required to stand and sit
  • Occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneed, or crouch
  • The employee must regular lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 700 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to see small detail, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Education/Training Required:

  • High school diploma or GED; or 1-6 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Forklift
  • Safety training and procedures manuals
  • Required OSHA safety training
  • May require First Responder Training (1st Aid and CPR)

Volt is an equal opportunity employer