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Roll Operator Trainee / Machine Setup Operator


voestalpine Roll Forming Corporation


Learn to set up and operate steel-forming machines. If you are mechanically inclined, we will train you in our pay-for-skills program!

Summary: Under direct supervision, and after completion of required orientation training, will perform tasks, such as; assisting in setting up tools, dies and equipment to operate roll forming machines to form material as specified by work order and specific blueprints and diagrams of the cross section. Load and unload parts on roll machines. Makes minor adjustments and performs coil and line changeovers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned): Under direct supervision, perform tasks per procedures to operate a rolling machine.
Loads and unloads parts from rolling mills.
Performs quality checks per written instructions.
Makes minor adjustments to rolls, and assists or under supervision, completes coil changeovers.
Responsible for guarding, crane operating/ coil handling and general housekeeping.
Responsible for following established procedures for ISO.
STEPS program to include: JIT, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen and Six Sigma.
Basic computer skills.
Blueprint Reading / SPC.
Responsible for a working knowledge of: ERP Software/Business Systems, Raw Material Tickets, Work-In-Process/Finished Goods/Inventory Tickets, Set-up Charts, Rework/Defective Parts, End of Shift Paperwork, Route Sheets, Understanding of Tool Storage/Staging Operations.
Responsible for the following:
Assisting in the placement of raw material.
Assisting in the removal of parts and packing.
Cutting parts by hand, where applicable.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 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. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


*1-3 months related training or work experience, including machine set-up, metalworking or welding/fabrication.
*Willing to live within 30 miles of Shelbyville, KY
*Ability to pass testing
*Ability to work open shift and overtime as needed
*Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on regular basis

Preferred Applicants will also have:
*Consistent experience in manufacturing setting in set-up or machine operation / metal fabrication.
*Setting up and running equipment
*Performing Part inspections
*Blueprint Reading
*Ability to demonstrate strong work history with good longevity at previous or current employers



Work Schedule

Set Hours — 2nd shift, Monday-Friday: 3:30P – 12:00AM and overtime as needed. Shift premium adder of $1/hr. Earning potential: Trainee range is $15.75-$16.50/hr, with opportunity for pay-for-skill promotions and time-based pay adjustments. Apprentice at $16.50-$17.00; Qualified $19-$19.50/hr; Certified $20.35-$20.75 and Master $22.65-$23.15/hr.


See above description for details


We offer competitive benefits - contact us with questions!

Required Education

High School Diploma

Work Location

Other — voestalpine Roll Forming Corp in Shelbyville, KY

Application Process

Visit www.rforp.com/careers to apply or copy/paste link:
Roll Forming Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Please contact us at RFC.Personnel@voestalpine.com if you require any alternate application form or accommodation during our hiring process due to disability.

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