Machine Operator

Pell City, Alabama

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Gorbel's mission is simple: We improve people's lives.

That mission guides everything we do, from the products and service we provide to our outside customers to the work environment we foster for our employees. We are a manufacturer of material handling and fall protection products for the production and warehouse/distribution sectors. We're on the cutting edge of manufacturing and distribution; a thriving, growing company that is constantly seeking out new ways to innovate and elevate our products and our processes - and we're looking for people like you to join us in that mission.

We're currently hiring for open positions in the US and Canada. We operate in Canada as Engineered Lifting Systems and Equipment (ELS)/DBA Gorbel® Canada, and subsequent communication related to Canadian positions may show the ELS name. You may be contacted by phone by recruitment personnel based in either Canada or New York.

Work Shift:
Second Shift (United States of America)

Job Description:

The Machine Operator is responsible for cutting and drilling steel and aluminum components per drawings and job specifications. Utilizes overhead crane to maneuver material and stage for the next operation.


  • Follow job orders to specifications
  • Cut steel material utilizing a variety of industrial saws
  • Measure and layout according to blueprint utilizing drill presses and automated drilling machines
  • Responsible for machine set-ups, operations and maintenance to meet production demands
  • Responsible for inspection and documentation of work to meet specifications
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of raw materials of various weights and lengths
  • Proper use of forklift, pallet jacks, overhead cranes and fall arrest system
  • All other duties as assigned by management

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1 year experience preferred
  • Must be able to pass truck and crane certification with training upon hire
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and other computer programs
  • Ability to participate in minor data entry
  • Ability to read tape measure
  • Ability to read a blue print
  • Ability to use hand tools requiring dexterity
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with factory supervision


ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to stand (75%); walk (20%); stoop, kneel or crouch (5%), as required.
  • Able to climb portable ladders
  • Able to wear safety glasses and foot protection throughout shift.
  • Able to wear hearing protectors (ear plugs) throughout the shift while working in an environment with moderate noise levels.

Gorbel® is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Gorbel® is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at 585-924-6204.



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