• 2nd Shift Press Operator

    Job Locations US-TN-Crossville
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Crossville, TN
  • Overview

    Manchester Tank & Equipment Co. has been a trusted industry leader in the design and manufacture of steel and aluminum low-pressure DOT cylinders and ASME pressure vessels for the storage and transport of propane, chemicals, compressed air and other industrial applications since 1946. 


    We are currently recruiting for two (2) Press Operators for a second shift start up.


    The Press Operator is responsble for the set up and operaton of mechanical press, inspect parts and assemblies for quality per Company manufacturing specifications.  Includes operation of Blankin Press, Collar Press, Foot Ring Press. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

    • Loading press with appropriate material
    • Inspection and monitoring of serial numbers
    • Inspection and removal of scrap
    • Set and pull dies
    • Align feeder and material to dies
    • Run all equipment in Press Department










    The qualified applicant will have:

    • A high school diploma or GED
    • Six months to a year continuous experience working as a Press Operator 
    • Experience in a fabricated metals environment or similar
    • Experience as a tow motor driver (licensed, or have the ability to promptly acquire license) 


    Additional Information:

    • Attention to detail, quality required
    • Must be able to drive a tow motor
    • Ability to follow specifications, blueprints needed
    • Must be able to work in a noisy environment and extremley warm temperatures due to fabrication/finish process
    • Must be able to work overtime and/or weekends as needed
    • Must be able to work second shift


    Physical Demands of the position:

    This position is considered a medium level of physical demands, requiring (list not all inclusive):

    • Lifting of 10lbs to 20lbs cylinders repeatedly througout the shift
    • Pushing/Pulling 20-40lbs of steel with appropriate transport
    • Sustained standing, walking/ Frequent lifting pulling &  pushing of at least 20lbs
    • Bending, twisting, reaching
    • Use of hand controls


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