Machine Operator

ClarkDietrich Building Systems | Riverside, CA

Posted Date 4/30/2024

$$ up to $1,000 sign on bonus$$

+Monthly Production Bonus

starting hourly rate $16.61 per hour (DOE)

1st shift (ends at 3:00pm*)

2nd shift (starting at 3:30pm*) + $2.00 Shift Differential

*Currently scheduling 10-hour shifts (Duration TBD)

Manufacturing Team Member

Do you have a strong work ethic and the desire to join an organization that invests in its people through cross-training and development? ClarkDietrich, a leading manufacturer of cold-formed steel framing and interior and exterior finishing products in North America, fosters a work-life balance and offers competitive compensation and benefits. Join the ClarkDietrich team by applying to the Manufacturing Team Member position at our [Position Location] location.


The manufacturing team member will safely set up, operate and to adjust metal forming equipment by use of appropriate tools and procedures.



  • Sets up, operates and adjusts metal forming equipment by use of appropriate tools and procedures.
  • Keeps mill operating according to operating procedures and in good condition.
  • Operates cutback saw in a safe manner and to order specifications.
  • Keeps mill and surrounding area clean and clear of obstruction.
  • Performs all change overs, using appropriate tooling.
  • Changes punches and shear dies.
  • Performs to machine goals.
  • Displays willingness and the ability to assist in training co-workers.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
  • Works safely and follows all safety rules and operational procedures.
  • Performs Lockout Procedure as required by mill specific Lockout JSA.
  • Wears and maintains all required PPE.
  • Understands all safety devices and their operation.
  • Notifies management if safety devices are malfunctioning or missing prior to machine operation.
  • Performs quality checks, to include:
  • Understands and uses a tape measure to check length, width and hole spacing.
  • Understands and uses appropriately a micrometer to measure thickness of the product periodically.
  • Understands and performs routine checks for straightness, bow, and camber.
  • Understands and performs routine checks for part dimension using appropriate tools.
  • Appropriately maintains all quality paperwork in a legible manner.
  • Performs routine maintenance and notifies maintenance personnel concerning any machine issues that might slow down production, cause a safety concern or lead to further maintenance problems.
  • Assists maintenance personnel as directed.
  • Maintains a clean, organized work station
  • Assists material handler with changing coils and follows reject policy on rejected steel.
  • Directs, assists and trains helpers to perform necessary functions.
  • Completes required paperwork to specification.


  • Mechanically inclined
  • Problem solver
  • Team oriented



  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred.
  • The military equivalent will be recognized in lieu of education and/or experience.



  • Lifting- Up to 50 lbs.
  • Standing-8 or more hours per day
  • Walking- Off and on, 4-6 hours per day
  • Body Positions- Squatting, bending, flexing and extending both arms
  • Grasping- Both hands, up to 8 hours per day
  • Sitting- None
  • Pushing Effort- Carts of finished product and tools, up to 50 lbs.
  • Pulling- Tools and finished product, up to 15 lbs.
  • Climbing (ladders/stairs)- Occasionally



  • Basic mathematical skills, addition, subtraction, multiplication and converting fractions into decimals.
  • Ability to read a tape measure, caliper and micrometer accurately.



  • Manufacturing facility - exposed to heat and cold.
  • Personal Protective Equipment required at all times.
  • Noise controlled environment.
  • Activity level is high - continuous overhead crane and forklift movement



  • Tiered wage system, where promotions are based on ability
  • Full benefits package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts and Life Insurance
  • Monthly Bonus
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Vacation
  • Perfect Attendance Award
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Community Service Day


Salary16.61 Hour
Full Time

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