Sabre Industries, Inc. Machine Operator - Press (days) in Sioux City, Iowa

Machine Operator - Press (days)Sioux City, IA


  • Uses common shop mathematics to compute required angles and dimensions.

  • Accurately reads tape measure, angle finder, and other necessary measuring devices.

  • Reads blueprints and flat sheets to lay out work within tolerances to ensure accuracy and to meet required specifications and department quality standards.

  • Uses overhead bridge cranes to load and unload press, requiring acceptable levels of eye, hand and foot coordination.

  • Adjusts depth and tilt settings on the press to ensure proper positions meet tolerances and various specifications.

  • Reads and understands labor reporting system, and uses same to report work accomplished, as well as any needed shop or productivity reports.

  • Uses all necessary safety equipment and procedures, to prevent injury to himself/herself or other personnel.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Previous machine operating experience preferred.

  • Experience and/or ability to accurately read blueprints and tape measure.

  • Must be able to demonstrate high attention to detail.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally in the English language.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and contribute to the success of the team.

  • Required PPE includes safety glasses, steel-toe metatarsal boots and hearing protection worn at all times on the production floor in addition to other specific PPE that must be worn for specific tasks.

  • Production floor environment may include fluctuations in temperature. Abnormal level of noise due to grinding, chipping, hammering requires hearing protection (ear plugs) be worn at all times.

  • Stands 100% of the time while operating machine. Must be able to climb, bend, kneel, reach, and grasp. Must be able to lift, pull, push and drag up to 50 pounds.

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent


  • Day Shift: Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 4:45pm, frequent overtime and 6-day work weeks, schedule based on production needs.