Machine Operator

8641 County Road H, Delta, Ohio

Full time

Organization: Nova Steel, Structural Tube & Pipe

Establishment: Delta, Ohio

Job Type: Machine Operator

Description of the Company

Nova Steel USA is a family-owned company that is known as an excellent employer with over 40 years of expertise in the processing, manufacturing, and distribution of steel.  We serve the automotive, mining, agriculture, transportation, plumbing and heating, HVAC, waste equipment, rail and other related industries across North America.

We are seeking a dynamic candidate to join our Delta, OH location as a Machine Operator.

The ideal candidate would have experience in working in an ever-changing, fast-moving, and evolving environment. Candidates who have worked within a manufacturing/distribution environment are highly preferred.

Why Join Our Team?

  • Competitive Pay.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans.
  • Deferred Compensation (401k) Plan with a company match.
  • No-cost Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability overages.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Team Events.
  • Employee Perks
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion.

Job Description

The Nova Steel USA Machine Operator’s primary duties include, but are not limited to, the set up and operation of machines and completing some secondary operations in the most productive and efficient way possible. It is the operator’s responsibility to maintain and ensure the quality of the products produced meet the highest level of quality and the customers’ requirements. The operator will also be responsible for material handling, packaging, machine maintenance, including keeping the machine and your work area clean.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Foster a culture of safety awareness and safety prioritization.
  • Ensure that quality standards are met; champion quality ownership of work center.
  • Follow all company rules, policies, and procedures; communicate issues or concerns with division management and/or Corporate.
  • Setup and operate plasma / oxy cutting machines, grinders, shot blasters, or other pieces of equipment, as directed by the Production Supervisor and Operations Manager.
  • Inspect material prior to processing for damage and / or quality defects.
  • Perform visual and measured quality inspections during production to ensure products meet the required specifications.
  • Utilize and read the appropriate measuring instruments.
  • Pack parts as specified on the Work Order or as communicated by the Production Supervisor or Operations Manager.
  • Review paperwork for accuracy and confirm that any special requests called out on the Work Order are understood.
  • Regularly clean and conduct specified routine maintenance on machines to ensure they are in optimum working condition.
  • Keep your immediate work area and other areas of the shop clean and orderly.
  • Perform any other tasks or duties as assigned by the division management team.



  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Technical/Vocational Training a Plus


Experience & Certifications

  • Experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience operating a Plasma, Oxy or other metal cutting equipment preferred.
  • Forklift/Overhead Crane Certified preferred.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Close mental and visual attention required, coordinating manual dexterity with mental and visual attention for sustained periods of time.
  • Pass initial drug test and physical.

Additional Information

Nova Steel USA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Nova Steel USA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Nova Steel USA expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Nova Steel USA’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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