TomahawkMachine Operator

Machine Operator

CONTACT: 715-453-5326 ext.12420
1119 Bridge St, Tomahawk, WI 54487

About Us

Samuel, Son & Co. is a leading global network of integrated metal manufacturing, processing and distribution divisions—providing seamless access to metals, industrial products & related value-added services. Leveraging our multi-industry expertise, breadth of experience and passion for our people, we are driving success for our North American business partners—one customer at a time.

Samuel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In the United States, we utilize E-Verify.

About the Team

Samuel Pressure Vessel Group is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of pressure vessel solutions. We offer a wide range of capabilities in fabricating stock, custom & engineered-to-order vessel designs. Whether you need an ongoing supply program for small standard vessels or have a one-time requirement for large engineered-to-spec pressure vessels, our experienced team is ready to assist you.


Set up and operate various presses and related equipment to manufacture products from stainless steel and other alloys to meet ASME, customer, and company standards in a timely, efficient manner.

DEPARTMENT: Plant Manufacturing 

REPORTS TO: Department Shift Supervisor/Foreman 


LOCATION: SPVG – Tomahawk, Wisconsin


Employee to perform all safety checks at the start of their shift on all cranes and tools and

document this as necessary. Continue to perform safety checks throughout the shift.

 Ability to set up and operate machine and equipment:

 Plasma Cutter, Hydro form and Bumper, Flanger and Polisher

 Inspect all materials. Inspect product during and after manufacturing process, and document all measurements.

 Request QC inspections.

 Properly clean and create heads for shipment to protect finishes.

 Proper use of overhead cranes, fork truck, hand tools and other equipment.

 Fills out proper documentation for all projects.

 Operation of cranes, hoists, and forklifts as needed. Also successfully complete any training, safety program relating to the operation of the equipment.

 Preform other duties as required.

 Preforms housekeeping and other related duties that are assigned.


 Average mechanical aptitude and math skills, with emphasis on fractions and decimals.

 Ability to read and use tape measure, caliper, and other measurement equipment

 Ability to follow instructions and direction.

 Reading and writing ability is required.

 Ability to meet deadlines.

 Ability to read blueprints


 Pneumatic tools, as provided by the company.

 Hand tools required for completion of job tasks.


 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 Understanding and support of Company policies and procedures.

 Ability to understand and abide by all safety rules and regulations to perform the job and set by the company.

 Must have a basic understanding of computers.

 Maintain a clean and safe work area.

 Communicate with others in a team effort and train other employees.

 Be thorough and attentive to detail in all job tasks and be proactive toward continuous

improvement and quality workmanship in each product manufactured.


 Good manual dexterity, good eye/hand coordination.

 Close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus, required.

 Capable of wearing PPE for an entire shift, including; safety glasses, hearing protection and safety shoes.

 Frequent light lifting, raising objects under 15 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from one position to another.

 Frequent moderate lifting of objects 15 to 45 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management, as required. Staffing of positions to be determined by the company.

As an employee, you are required to understand the ISO system and the elements that affect your job.

Must prove that employee can meet the essential duties of the job within 90 days by completing employee training checklist.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

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