Machine Operator I

Website Chart Industries

Machine Operator I Job Highlights

Title Machine Operator I
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Theodore, AL, United States
Company Chart Industries

Company Profile

Chart Industries focuses on the design of cryogenic equipment and manufactures highly engineered equipment servicing multiple applications in Energy and Industrial Gas.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Machine Operator I who will run the plasma table and play a key role in the manufacturing process of Chart’s products with the operation and setup of CNC machinery.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Ensures safe operating procedures are followed throughout projects
  • Inspects and performs minor maintenance on all assigned machines
  • Maintains a neat and orderly workstation with equipment in safe operating condition
  • Maintains appropriate levels of immediate on-hand inventory and reorders when appropriate
  • Maintains shop equipment, tools, and production records
  • May perform initial rolling of both inners/outers and prepare for tack and seam welding to supplement manpower
  • Operates CNC plasma table for cutting piece parts and steel plate
  • Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor
  • Reads and interprets machining instructions, job orders, and blueprints to determine dimensional specifications, sequences of operations, setups, and tooling requirements
  • Selects and sets cutting speeds, feed rates, depths of cuts, and cutting tools according to machining instructions or knowledge of metal properties
  • Verifies conformance of machined work to specifications using measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, and fixed or telescoping gauges


  • Computer skills involving Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Experience using CNC software, preferably Machitech Pronest
  • Familiarity with measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers, tape measures
  • Familiarity with the use of hand tools
  • Overtime, weekend hours, and split shifts, as needed
  • Previous experience with machine/equipment operation

Work Environment

  • Exposure to metal cutting and welding odors
  • Exposure to occasional flying debris
  • Exposure to overhead objects
  • Frequent carrying up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequent lifting up to 50 lbs., occasional heavier lifting
  • Frequent pushing, pulling, and handling of materials
  • Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, twisting, and occasional crawling
  • May involve exposure to temperature extremes
  • Required use of safety glasses with side shields, ANSI-approved steel-toed safety shoes, welding helmets, and hard hats, (in designated areas)



  • Flexible medical, vision, and dental plans
  • 24/7 access to telephone doctors


  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • Leaves of absence (family medical, bereavement, personal, sabbatical)
  • Remote work options


  • Financial planning services
  • 401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase plans
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Spending Account (HSA)

Employer’s Statement

Chart Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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