Corrugation/Extrusion Machine Technician/Operator

at Energy Transfer/Machine Dynamics (view profile)
Location Minerva, OH
Date Posted September 17, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Job Title: Machine Operator Pay Grade: Hourly

Department: Production-Fabrication/Extrusion Reports To: Shop Floor Supervisor

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt Date Updated: 3-1-19


This position is within the Energy Transfer tube fabrication department. The job entails setting up and operating special purpose threading machines to produce enhanced surface tubes. Job entails setup, operation, troubleshooting, and maintaining the machine to perform the required products to print. The position also requires various operations to be done in the pre and post-production process.

Essential Functions:

Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

Operate production tube fabrication equipment.

Set up and run rotatory metal forming machines to manufacture enhanced surface.

Read/understand prints and information provided in the shop traveler.

Determining the correct tooling, fixtures and materials required to run the job.

Setup and align machine using hand tools and gages to match drawing requirements.

Troubleshoot machine during operation and make in-production adjustments to ensure product quality.

Change out the machine components required for the tube size, fin height, pitch, and type.

Load/unload tubes and pipes.

Run parts efficiently - to print

Perform in-process inspections to verify parts are made to quality standards.

Be able to complete the job in less time than the standard run times called out in the traveler.

Measures and inspect tubes to insure they meet the print and all quality requirements.

Perform secondary operations as required during the enhancing process such as cutting, deburring, nipping, straightening, testing, or washing.

Keep the area, machines and tooling clean and organized.


A high school diploma or tube manufacturing experience.

Must be physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs. plus stand for extended periods.

Be able to complete the job in less time than the standard run times called out in the traveler.

Be able to read prints and understand drawings.

Have the ability to perform basic calculations using shop Math.

Able to check your own work using tape measures, rulers and calipers.

Mechanical aptitude.

Quality minded.

Hand tool proficiency.

Problem Solving.

Team Oriented.

Decision Making.

Time Management.


Customer/Client Focus.


Previous quantifiable hands on experience in a metal forming environment.


ERP Software

Employee Orientation

Specific in-house equipment