Manufacturing Worker I – Flanging/Finishing Operation

$15.00 hourly
  • Jacob Tubing
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Sep 29, 2021
Full-time Manufacturing

Job Description

TITLE: Manufacturing Worker I – Flanging/Finishing Operation

DEPARTMENT: Operations

REPORTS TO: Operations Manager

STATUS:  Non-Exempt

An industry-leading modular tubing company with over 90 years of experience in 6 international locations is seeking individuals to join our US Operations team located in Memphis, Tennessee. Our US division, which has been in operation for over 20 years, is accepting applicants for the following position:

Manufacturing Worker I – Flanging/Finishing

The Manufacturing Worker I employee will perform a variety of tasks associated with the production or distribution of the various parts and products. They will also be tasked with operating all equipment safely and use safe work habits.


Manufacturing – Flanging

  • Using a handheld grinder remove metal burrs, protrusions or other metal buildups on the item created during the welding process prior to loading the item into the various flanging machines.
  • Perform the set-up for the various flanging machines for the specific item to be flanged.
  • After inspection from the Manufacturing Supervisor load the item to be flanged into the flanging machine producing the item within the given tolerance.
  • Unload the processed part from the flanging machine and place it into a movable rack.
  • Measure workpiece dimensions, using measuring instruments to determine the accuracy of machine operation.
  • Perform minor machine maintenance, such as oiling machines, inspecting dies, or other pre-operational steps.
  • Assist in the daily and weekly cleaning and maintenance tasks for the station.


Manufacturing – Finishing

  • Assist with the preparation of the items to be painted by cleaning grease and dirt from product, using materials, such as lacquer thinner.
  • Assist with other forms of preparation work prior to painting, such as grinding, sanding, or buffing to remove rust or slag from the item.
  • Assist with applying masking tape over parts and areas that are not to be painted.
  • Assist in the daily and weekly cleaning and maintenance tasks for the station.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Operate the bead blasting machine in the Finishing department safely and sufficiently.


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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with supervisors and coworkers.
  • Must enjoy and be able to succeed in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Ability to lift on a repetitive basis up to 75 pounds; for a two-person team up to 150 pounds.
  • Certified forklift driver preferred.



Perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as standing, walking, stooping, handling, heavy lifting, assembling, machine operating and welding of materials, 100% of the time.


Warehouse and manufacturing operation; some exposure to paint fumes, hot and cold weather, and physical exertion.


High School Diploma, GED or High School Equivalence Certificate is required; previous work-related experience in an industrial setting is required, specific job knowledge to this position applied for is preferred; or successful completion of Company-sponsored apprenticeship program is required.


  • Medical Insurance – Medical insurance is optional for both employee and family coverage. We are offering a choice of 2 plans. The company will pay 50% of employee coverage and zero percent of any family coverage you elect.
  • Dental Insurance – Dental insurance for all employees is paid by the company. Family coverage is also available at the employee’s expense.
  • Vision Insurance – Vision insurance is available at employee expense with employee and family options available.
  • Aflac is available at the employee’s expense through payroll deduction.
  • 80 hours vacation, 40 hours personal/sick time. Prorated from start date.
    • Vacation hours are earned on a monthly accrual system.
  • 401K-eligible after six months. $2000 or 5% of company-matched contributions per year. Whichever is greater.
  • 10 paid holidays.


This is an hourly non-exempt position meaning overtime pay is available should the company deem it necessary. Overtime work may be requested at the last minute and may be mandatory.

Annual Salary: $15.00 per hour/$31,200 yearly