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Machine Operator - Tube Bender - 2nd Shift (MACHI03761)


Last Updated: 2/10/21

Job Description


HSM is seeking qualified candidates for the Tube Bender Operator position at our Metal Plant in Hickory, NC. This is a 2nd shift position (Monday-Friday 3:30-11:30pm). Listed below are the Qualifications and Requirements for the position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up, adjust and operate tube bending machinery and equipment to bend metal tube to specifications.
  • Fabricate directly from drawings or samples.
  • Select all layouts or check fixtures.
  • Select all tools, dies, and gauge requirements.
  • Check bent parts to drawing specification and tolerance using proper measurement and check fixtures.
  • Inspect end product from bending operation to ensure accuracy maintain and operate tube bending equipment.
  • Identify, properly tag and remove non-conforming materials.
  • Complete all required paperwork in a correct and timely manner.
  • Perform first piece inspection and communicate problems as needed.
  • Operate hoist, fork lift, and manual pallet jack.
  • Communicate with other departments as necessary.
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety policies.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • A minimum of one-year experience in manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of bending equipment and ability to adjust and solve problems as needed.
  • Ability to operate and/or read a tape measure, calipers, blueprints and process sheets.
  • Fork lift certified.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Effective and professional communication skills-verbal and written.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Detailed oriented and ability to multitask.
  • Time management skills, prioritize responsibilities.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations such as heavy/varying workload and order accuracy.
  • Logical troubleshooting skills.
  • Work in a fast-paced-team environment, flexibility.

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.

  • This position is very active and requires standing and walking for 8 hours/day.
  • The employee must carry, push or pull up to 50lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work in a fast-paced industrial environment wearing hearing & vision protection and appropriate protective clothing.

Company Details


Hickory, North Carolina, United States