Machine Operator

Production - Manufacturing
Nashville, TN, US
Job ID: 24388
Req ID: PCC-US.225306
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2020-02-14 21:17:41

Machine Operator (Nashville, TN)

Greer Stop Nut, a Precision Castparts Corporation company, has an immediate need for experienced Machine Operators at our manufacturing plant in Nashville, TN.  Each position is a Full-Time, First Shift position with a schedules from 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM Monday - Friday, with overtime regularly available prior to 6:00 AM and on Saturdays. 

Tend to one or more machines or special purpose machines to machine metal work pieces to specifications on production basis by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

- Starts machine, engaging all feed mechanisms in proper sequence, and observes operation.

- Recognize improper function of machine-stops machine and reports failure to proper person. 

- Inspects and measures machined work pieces to verify conformance to specifications and to continually strive to improve quality.  When defective parts are found, the machine is to be stopped, and the defect reported to the set-up man or supervisor.

- Continuously monitors parts being produced and complete S.P.C. charts as required.

- Assist in the training of new employees and/or assist other operators as time permits.

- Adds coolant to machine reservoir and turns valve to stat flow of coolant. 

- Tends machines and equipment-loading hoppers, unjamming machine, replacing tools when available (taps, etc.).

- Perform duties in accordance with established work instructions and procedures to maintain compliance with the Quality Management System.

- Maintain good housekeeping.

- Maintain safety as #1 priority, abiding by company rules, operating machinery only when guards are in place, wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE) when in the manufacturing area, and maintaining a clean work environment.

- Report any unsafe conditions to supervisors.

- Performs other duties deemed necessary by the department lead person or supervisor.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or general education (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Greer Stop Nut, a proud part of the Precision Castparts Corporation family of companies, is located in Nashville, TN, and manufactures precision fastening systems with superior locking devices for critical requirements in the aerospace industry.

Corporate Profile:

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high-quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion-dollar Company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide. PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to be a high quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Business Profile:

PCC Fasteners offers comprehensive product lines that cover virtually every aerospace fastening application, we produce fasteners, precision components, tooling, and engineered system solutions for the automotive, defense, industrial machinery, and other performance-driven markets

PCC Fasteners products' manufacturing operations are spread over four continents, forming a network of industry-leading companies, which enables our customers to utilize our experience and deep product knowledge wherever they need it. Embedded in a culture of continuous improvement, our assets and industry leadership insure that we will consistently deliver our customers the best value in the markets we serve.

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.