Machine Operator Team Lead

Website TrueNorth Steel

Machine Operator Team Lead Job Highlights

Title Machine Operator Team Lead
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Rapid City, SD, United States
Company TrueNorth Steel

Company Profile

TrueNorth Steel provides steel-based solutions for customers’ projects in a variety of industries, including agriculture, construction, mining, road and bridge construction, stormwater management, and energy.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Machine Operator Team Lead who will be responsible for directly supervising the cutting (machine operating) crew at the site level.

This position will report directly to the Shop Supervisor and will carry out the tasks and directions given to them by senior site leadership.

This position will approve timecards, approve requests for time off of work, will recommend disciplinary action when appropriate, and will conduct performance evaluations.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants may be required a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Possess 2 years of previous supervisory experience (highly preferred)
  • 3+ years of machine operating, welding, and material handling experience (preferred)


  • Communicate with team members verbally and non-verbally
  • Directly supervise designated employees
  • Follow all company safety and quality requirements
  • Operate CNC machinery at a highly skilled and knowledgeable level
  • Perform/assist with employee performance evaluations for areas of responsibility
  • Prompt and dependable attendance
  • Train and assist assigned employees
  • Troubleshoot machinery and train employees on machinery
  • Verify employee timecard
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime or weekends as needed.
  • Work efficiently in all forms of weather (wind, heat, cold, rain, snow).
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Accountability –accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy – Perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Embrace and demonstrate the qualities of the TNS Game Changer definition.
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills
  • Exhibit strong skills in material identification
  • Honesty/Integrity – Be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace
  • Initiative – Make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal
  • Plan and organize work to meet deadlines
  • Possess basic computer skills
  • Read a tape measure (imperial and metric)
  • Reliability – Be dependable and trustworthy
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions
  • Work with others

Skills Required-

  • Accountability
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Communication
  • Computer Skills
  • Encouraging
  • Leadership


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees, which includes an excellent health/dental package, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account benefits, profit-sharing, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off.

Employer’s Statement

TrueNorth Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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