Machine Operator

Job Locations US-KY-Campbellsville
Day shift (and as needed)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Manchester Tank & Equipment


Manchester Tank has a proud heritage of hard working people, who for over 75 years have manufactured high quality products for our country and the world. The McWane/Manchester Way Compass is provided as a personal guide to help team members navigate through situations they encounter daily at work.  All team members are expected to know these principles, values, and behaviors. The McWane/Manchester Way ensures higher levels of safety and environmental performance in all our operations. It also improves communication, relationships, and work performance at all levels of our organization. The McWane/Manchester Way Compass includes eight core principles to guide our team members: Communication, Safety, Environment, Leadership, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Teamwork.




  • Seeking 1st and 3rd Shift Applicants 
    • $13.50 per hour (Additional $1 shift premium for 3rd shift)
  • New Weekend Shift Avaialble!
    • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - 12 hour shifts
    • Work 36 hours - Paid for 40!
    • Apply for more details!
  • No Experience Needed!


Manage the operating of all types of machines and also work to ensure that they are well

▪ Reads and interprets blueprints, tape measures, schedules, or product specifications to
determine sequence and methods of fabricating.
▪ Sets up and operates fabricating machines according to the specifications.
▪ Work to adjust and operate speed and control the load of the machines.
▪ Monitor the finished products obtained to ensure the quality conforms to the specifications.
▪ Monitor the working of the machine and report the need of improvement, defects or
malfunctions, etc.
▪ Operation of lifting devices as needed.
▪ Looks for opportunity to get involved in safety, environmental, process changes and overall
improvement efforts.
▪ Follows all EHS guidelines and applicable procedures.
▪ Read, understand and follow the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and EHS Work Instructions.
▪ Report any unsafe conditions or incidents in a timely manner to their supervisor or any member
of management.
▪ Shut down process if unsafe.
▪ Follow proper machine shutdown procedures.
▪ Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  1. Must be dependable and self-motivated.
  2. Must possess good communication skills.
  3. Be able to contribute to and support the existence of a positive work environment.
  4. Have the ability to pay attention to the operations of the machinery.

Education and/or Experience

  • Must attend, complete, and implement required in-house training.

Language Skills

  •  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blue prints, tape measures,
    operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situation

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must pass Manchester Tank & Equipment's weld certification requirements (if applicable).
  • Must pass Manchester Tank & Equipment’s lockout/tagout certification (if applicable).

Physical Demands

The physical demands 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

  • The employee is regularly required to stand.
  • Use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move objects. Objects over 50 pounds will require
    the assistance of other staff or mechanical device.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth
  • Be willing to work overtime when required at times due to production demands and
    availability of material.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical
parts. There is a fairly high noise level throughout the plant and hearing protection must be worn at
all times during production. Wearing of other proper protective equipment including metatarsal
safety shoes and eye protection is required at all times during production.


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