Machine Operator

Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Englewood, TN, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Englewood, TN


Contech Engineered Solutions is seeking a Mill Operator Trainee to join our manufacturing team in Englewood, TN. This is a full time employment opportunity offering competitive pay, benefits and PTO during the first year of employment. We will train, no specific prior experience required.


Job Summary

Operates and maintains Hel-Cor mill equipment that forms to produce corrugated metal pipe


Primary Responsibilities

  • Receives instructions and assignments from plant supervision as required.
  • Operates overhead cranes, coil handlers or forklifts to move coil from storage area to machine.
  • Threads in-coming coils through mill processes.
  • Butt welds and grinds strip ends manually.
  • Observes threading of strip through mill processes and progressively adjusts tooling and associated mechanicals as required with minimal scrap/waste.
  • Operates mill components using manual and automatic controls on control panel.
  • Uses cutting torch or plasma to remove strip and start up pipe from mill and forming head.
  • Performs and records all QA check measurements required by the Quality Manual on product being produced.
  • Checks and maintains mill mechanical operation to Original Equipment Specification on all mill equipment components, to comply with corporate CPS-TPM initiatives.
  • Performs equipment/tooling setup and changeover required on mill equipment that include diameters, gages, pipe lengths and corrugations.
  • Performs routine mechanical maintenance and repairs to all mill process equipment.
  • Lubricates machine periodically per CPS-TPM policy and guidelines.
  • Produce quality product to meet output cost standards. If output cost standards not achieved, provide root causes of mill process inefficiency to plant manager for corrective action.
  • Records production and keeps work area clean.
  • Performs other related work as directed by plant supervision.



  • Must Have Good Organizational and Math Skills.
  • Must Have Good Mechanical Skills
  • Must Have Good Welding Skills
  • Must Be Able to Effectively Use Micrometers, Dial Calipers, Radius Gauges & Other Measurement Devices
  • Must Have Good Root Cause Problem Solving Skills.
  • Excellent Verbal Communication Skills.
  • Willing to Gain Certification in Mill Operation and Forklift Operation, Provided by Company.


Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.

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