Machine Operator - Weekend Shift

Company Overview:

Insteel Industries is the Nation's largest manufacturer of steel wire reinforcing products for concrete construction applications. We manufacture and market prestressed concrete strand ("PC strand") and welded wire reinforcement, including engineered structural mesh ("ESM"), concrete pipe reinforcement and standard welded wire reinforcement.

Job Summary:

A machine operator is commonly expected to know how his/her equipment operates and be able to identify and repair simple mechanical problems like stalls or jams. Workers hired into this position will be trained to eventually operate various machines and learn processes related to manufacturing steel wire products. Mechanical and analytical skills are required for this job. Manufacturing experience is strongly preferred, but not required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Practices safe work habits as an individual and with co-workers.
  • Works effectively in a team environment.
  • Adheres to guidelines related to PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • Knows safety equipment and is aware of machine safety procedures.
  • Knows and understands basic mechanical processes and equipment function principles.
  • Conducts equipment inspections for proper operation and mechanical integrity.
  • Assists in the repair and maintenance of machines and facilities as required.
  • Documents production information on tally sheets and makes basic production entries into computer.
  • Must understand basic mathematical principles and have knowledge of measurement processes such as length, diameter, weights, and counts.
  • Assumes duties of other operators as required and assists in other areas of the facility as needed.


High School diploma or equivalent; ability to complete simple forms and understand simple written instructions. Ability to perform simple arithmetic skills involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. An equivalent combination of education and work-related experience may be acceptable.


At Insteel, we know how important it is to have good, affordable health and group benefits and a retirement program that helps you save for your future. That's why we offer competitive benefits that can provide protection, peace of mind and savings. Whether it's health care, income protection, retirement savings or other benefits such as the Employee Assistance Program, we've got you covered Competitive Wages with shift differential and Team-Share Production Incentive paid bi-weekly

  • Paid Vacation and (8) paid Holidays
  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Free Teledoc online/phone visits with Physicians for all Employees and Dependents
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with pre-tax contributions
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Insteel Industries is strongly committed to the recruitment, selection, development, and promotion of employees based on individual merit. We provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national original, age or disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

  • This shift is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Are you available to work these days?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Salary Range
$23,000.00 - 32,000.00
per Year
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Kingman, AZ 86401, US
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