Heat Treat Straightener Operator

Job Details

Division: Nucor Steel Memphis, Inc.

Location: Memphis, TN, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

The role of the Heat Treat Straightener Operator is to support the operation of Nucor Memphis’ Quench & Temper manufacturing line. The tasks to be perform include (but are not limited to) Straightening of material including two roll straightener and gag press straightener, assisting in material flow through the heat treat area, assisting with production and preventative maintenance of two roll straightener, gag press, heat-treat area, performing quality checks on incoming and outgoing product, bundling and tagging of outgoing product, assisting with operation of car bottom furnace production and in the production needs of the heat treat area. This teammate must be prepared to eagerly take on a variety of job tasks, working in a fast-paced environment to meet the changing demands of our customers. Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Ability to work in a demanding environment.

2. Ability to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis.

3. Willing to work rotating shifts, holidays, and overtime as required.

Detailed Selection Criteria:



1. Safety and attendance record

2. Strong commitment to safety in all aspects for self and others

3. Supervisor recommendations and performance review

4. Proven problem solving and troubleshooting abilities

5. Effective written and verbal communication skills as well as applicable computer skills

6. Ability to multitask and adapt to process changes under pressure

7. Ability to work effectively in a group

8. Technical and mechanical aptitude

9. Experience in operation of two roll straightener and gag press straightener


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

Nearest Major Market: Memphis