Amsted Industries Machine Operator, Amsted Rail Petersburg, VA in Petersburg, Virginia

Machine Operator, Amsted Rail Petersburg, VA

  • Reference Number


  • Business Unit

Amsted Rail - Brenco

  • Job Location

United States / Virginia / Petersburg

  • Job Category

Hourly Laborer

Job Description

We have several exciting opportunities to join our business as a Machine Operator located in Petersburg, VA. Amsted Rail has opportunities in the industry leading Bearings division and the newly established Seals and Forming business.

Since 1949, the Bearings division has been the #1 US producer in tapered roller bearings for the railroad industry. Brenco is recognized for quality, realibility and dependability for all components. Seals and Forming, through direct sales and partnership programs will continue to expand its service offering into new industry applications. Seals and Forming is the culmination of a highly successful innovation project which has since evolved into an entirely new business.

Primary Job Function:

This position is responsible for the day to day production of seal manufacturing. This self-motivated, hardworking, team player will gain experience in a fast pace production environment.

Position Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Operate equipment to produce compenents while maintaining safety, quality and rate of production

  • Ensure quality specifications by observing operation, detecting malfunctions, and visually inspecting parts for defects/flaws

  • Troubleshooting equipment and make adjustments as necessary

  • Perform quality checks as required

  • Actively supports safety programs at the facility

  • Prior machine operating experience

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to work any shift and overtime as required

Professional skills

  • Must possess high energy and be highly adaptable to work in a nimble, innovative, and fast pace environment that supports a culture of continuous learning and development

  • Must have ability to exercise independent judgement and creativity in problem solving

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as a member of a team

  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively

Amsted Rail has been changing lives and putting careers on the move for over 65 years. Come join a team where operational excellence, employee development and continuous improvement are key success factors. Talented and motivated individuals will have the opportunity to do the best work of their lives.

The recent increase in demand in business has created the need for highly motivated individuals who will have the opportunity to exercise a positive outlook on continuous improvement initiatives delivering operational excellence. Through competitive wages, outstanding benefits and internal advancement opportunities, you'll have the chance to create a career you can be proud of.

Some of the outstanding benefits include:

•Our retirement package that includes 5% match on 401k contributions

•Employee stock ownership program

•Medical insurance and an on-site medical clinic

•Our recreational park, Brenco Park, is a wonderful facility with a pool, fishing ponds, and basketball and tennis courts

•100% employee-owned company