Production Plant Operator

Job Details

Division: Trademark Metals Recycling LLC

Location: Tampa, FL, United States  

Other Available Locations: N/A

Basic Job Functions:

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.

  1. Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures. Attend safety meetings and participate in safety program.
  2. Operate small equipment of various sizes including forklifts, skid steers, etc. on an as needed basis.
  3. Duties include, but are not limited to: monitoring various production equipment, making adjustments to feed/discharge rates of various production equipment, troubleshooting issues with production equipment.
  4. Perform daily inspections on equipment reporting any defects or needed repairs to supervisor.
  5. Perform daily maintenance on production equipment including greasing, lubricating, cleaning, and measuring.
  6. Keep grounds clear of debris while maintaining safety standards.
  7. General labor duties that may include but not limited to sweeping, shoveling and general clean-up of any area and/or equipment throughout the yard.
  8. Effectively communicate over radio with teammates for traffic coordination, production, and safety procedures.
  9. Willing to cross-train in other positions and assist other employees as needed.
  10. Other duties as assigned by your manager.

Minimum Qualifications:


  1. Ability to work in a fast-paced, non-stop environment while providing excellent customer service.
  2. Knowledge of equipment operating principles, hazards and safety precautions as well as mechanical ability.
  3. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  4. Ability to adapt to frequent changes of priority and complete job tasks safely and effectively without constant supervision.
  5. Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
  6. Flexible to work overtime, off-hours, weekends, and holidays in an industrial environment which includes being outdoors in all weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual preferred.


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

Nearest Major Market: Tampa