Machine Set-up Operator

Job Details

Division: Nucor Insulated Panel Group LLC

Location: Frankfort, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: Kentucky

Basic Job Functions:

Centria a Nucor Company is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Machine Set-up Operator. 

Set up and operate fabricating machines to cut holes, slots, and notches or to form bends, flanges, etc. onto steel or aluminum sheets or parts.  Set-up includes making changeovers to tooling and dies, as well as any other machinery or fixed equipment such as brake presses.  Operate means to perform proper input of required information, understand bill of materials, tooling functions, and drawings.  Must be able to perform quality checks and instruct/lead line personnel to facilitate continuous line operations; perform some preventative maintenance on equipment; accurate reporting of production time, material usage, and various other paperwork/reports involved with the process.  Perform other duties and operations in the department as needed.  Will be lifting 50 – 90 lbs. throughout the workday.  Range of motion will include squatting, bending, and reaching. 


Minimum Qualifications:

•    Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  
•    Must possess product knowledge in order to perform quality inspections on equipment and product.
•     Must be able to operate forklift, bander, nail gun, overhead crane, saws, and various departmental equipment.  
•    Must be able to read drawings and/or blueprints.  
•    Must be able to use measuring instruments.  

Preferred Qualifications:


•    Must be willing/able to work overtime and available to work all shifts.  Must be willing/able to participate in training on first shift when needed. 
•    Must possess a mechanical aptitude.  
•    Must have a good attendance record.  
•    Must be a responsible individual who is a self-starter.  
•    Must be detail-oriented with a strong commitment to quality.  
•    Must be able to work effectively within a team environment.  
•    Must be safety-conscious.  


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Frankfort