Machine Operator

Location US-TN-Elizabethton
Job ID
# of Openings
Manufacturing & Industrial


NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS), one of the largest integrated manufacturers and marketers of metal building components, custom-engineered metal building systems and metal coil coaters in North America. With corporate offices in Houston, Texas and worldwide service capabilities, NCI Building Systems serves the metal building construction industry with products and services of the utmost integrity. Under well-recognized brand names, NCI develops, produces and delivers its extensive line of metal products and services to builders and customers around the world.


Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


Machine Operator duties include:


Must be able to set up and operate heavy machinery and related gauges to perform various cutting, punching, forming, blocking, and processing operations.  The Machine Operator I must have thorough knowledge of production techniques and have the ability to produce quality-building parts.


  • Knows and understands all safety rules and precautions necessary for working in and about a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to set-up and operate machinery and equipment to cut, punch, form or paint quality finished or semi-finished parts.
  • Ability to operate computerized equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance, adjustments and lubrication on equipment and production tools as required to maintain proper operation.
  • Mark part number, order number, number of pieces on parts.  Attach identification tags as required for customer to have the ability to locate correct parts.
  • Interpret blueprints, specifications, and/or other technical data and select correct raw material or semi-finished parts.
  • Maintains continuous improvement practices in work area.
  • May be assigned other projects and duties as designated by Team Leader.




  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • A minimum of one (1) year of related work experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Required to use power hand tools
  • Required to drive a forklift
  • Ability to work effectively to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diversified work force
  • Ability to read different measuring devices (i.e. tape measure, protractor, micrometer).
  • Offers of employment may be contingent upon passing a substance abuse screening test and/or criminal background check.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; bend; stoop; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; lift; climb and/or balance essential tasks



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