Manufacturing positions

Job Locations US-TN-Crossville
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Manchester Tank - Crossville


Manchester Tank & Equipment Co has been a trusted industry leader in the design and manufacturing 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 hiring for all shifts. 

Shift schedules: (overtime scheduled as needed)

1st shift - 6a to 2p

2nd shift -2p to 10p



This is a fast-paced, high volume, production process that includes repetitive lifting of 20lb tanks for the shift (see physical demands). Due to the process, the work environment can be hot in the summer months.  Good problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and pride in quality is needed. We are a union environment.  


Some of the positions to fill:

  • Machine welder

  • hand welder

  • Tank air testers (repetitive lifting)

  • Offbearer- inspect welds and load on lines (repetitive lifting)

  • Start valves in tanks (repetitive process)


- Good experience in industrial setting is needed-1 year or more

- Attention to detail

- High school diploma or GED


Manchester Tank offers the following benefits:

  • Wages starting at $16/hr - .75 cent shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift

  • Medical/Dental/Vision -1st of the month after hire & 401k w/ Employer match -available after 60 days

  • Vacation available at 6-month mark & 10 paid holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $10,000) 

  • Monthly production bonus (up to $200 a month) and employee referral bonus ($400 for referring a candidate who is hired)

  • Employee referral program ($400)

  • Perfect Attendance program (earn up to 2 paid days off)


    Some of the physical demands of the job include (but are not limited to):
  • Standing, walking, turning, twisting entire shift and repetitive movement of hands, arms etc

  • Lifting (to shoulder height), setting, touching, moving 20 lb tanks for entire shift

  • High temperatures in summer and noisy environment- due to process

  • Heavy lifting for load/unload of cylinders on 3rd shift

Our Principles and Values:

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 encouraged to know these principles, values, and behaviors. This 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 Compass includes eight core principles to guide team members: Communication, Safety, Environment, Leadership, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Collaboration.



Apply today! 




We are an equal opportunity employer ~ A background check and drug screening included in employment process


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