Wieland North America, Inc.

Machine Operator

Job Location US-TX-Kilgore
ID 2024-2700
# of Openings
Posted Date
1 month ago(6/6/2024 11:35 AM)


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Wieland is a global leader in copper and copper alloy manufacturing, processing, and distribution. We provide a large product and service portfolio including power, automotive, ammunition, coinage, construction materials, refrigeration, electronics and many other industries. To us, metal is more than material.


Wieland's Cultural Values

Wieland’s culture is what makes for a fun and rewarding place to work! As a company, we benefit daily from our employees' knowledge and abilities. With our cultural vision, we place our core values at the heart of everything we do: safetyambitionoptimismreliabilityownershipdiversity, & respect.


Wieland is hiring a Machine Operator. The machine operator will be responsible for machine operation, casting functions, product quality, and processing material, while also assisting with overall warehouse operations as needed. This role is located in Kilgore, TX and will be fully on-site. 


Starting Pay:  $20

Schedule:  M-T 2nd shift (3:00pm-1:00 am)


Machine Operator Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a safe, organized, and clean working environment
  • Responsible for the set-up, process, and maintenance of Turret Lathe
  • Take rough castings from the foundry and process with machinery
  • Operate machinery in a safe manner to ensure quality product
  • Inspect material before and after operation for imperfections
  • Load and unload product from the machinery for processing
  • Operate and handle melting / holding equipment
  • Perform quality inspections, including visual
  • Assemble, rebuild, setup, maintain, and operate equipment
  • Inspect inventory and product orders for accuracy
  • Report product discrepancies to management
  • Perform all applicable SOP’s, JSA’s, and QAP’s
  • Actively communicate with teammates
  • Operate forklifts to move material
  • Other Operations tasks as assigned

Machine Operator Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (preferred)
  • Understanding of manufacturing industries (preferred)
  • Experience in foundry/casting industry (preferred)
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail (critical skill)
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Ability to communicate professionally with coworkers and management
  • Ability to work as part of a team and offer assistance to teammates when necessary
  • Ability to work occasional Saturday hours as required by the position
  • Ability to work in warehouse environment with varying temperatures
  • Ability to read dimensioned engineering drawings
  • Ability to read a tape measure and calipers


Joining Wieland’s team gives you…

  • Benefits - Starting on Day 1! Including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life & more!
  • Retirement Savings - 401(k) contribution + match.
  • Work/Life Balance - Paid Vacation & Holidays.
  • Growth Opportunities - We have over 8,000+ employees worldwide and 35+ locations in North America alone. Growth opportunities are limitless!
  • Wellness Programs – Wieland encourages participation in our unique and personalized approach to wellness, where you are eligible to earn healthcare premium discounts as well as HSA employer contributions based on your status within the program.
  • Sustainability- Wieland continues to break ground with eco-friendly solutions and push the barrier in sustainability for future generations.




Wieland is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees.   Come join Wieland today and help us continue to build a global corporation we are all proud to belong to.


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