Machine Setup Technician

Job Details

Machine Setup Technician

Franklin, Tennessee




Job Description

Pay Rate: $17.36 - $18.46 an hour. We are currently hiring for Machine Set up Operators in the South Franklin, TN area. The ideal candidate will have will have knowledge of heavy machinery and/or previous knowledge on an extrusion or molding machine with the ability to work accurately in a fast paced position. This position requires machine set up experience.


Compensation and Hours for the Machine Setup Technician:

  • $17.36 - $18.46 an hour 9depending upon shift)
  • 2:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
  • 2:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
  • 9:45 p.m. - 6:15 a.m. (Sunday – Thursday)
  • Weekends and Overtime


Perks Once Hired On:

  • Dental, Medical, Vision and Life Insurance
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation
  • 32 hours of personal time
  • 401K plan
  • Paid holidays
  • Career growth opportunities


Requirements of the Machine Setup Technician:

  • Fast paced and heavy lifting required when needed
  • Previous machine operating and Prior machine set up experience of more than 5 years.
  • Familiarity with extruding machines or molding machines strongly preferred.
  • Strong Mechanical propensity
  • Experience with light to moderate machine repair (this is not a maintenance job).
  • Capable of lifting up to 50lb
  • Dependable team player
  • Must have proof of experience and/or references
  • Must have good job performance and attendance.
  • Must be able to read and work from a production schedule.
  • Mechanically inclined and able to use basic hand tools. 


Responsibilities of the Machine Setup Technician:

  • Monitors machines from set up to project completion, ensuring machining work area is maintained at a high standard by making mechanical adjustments as needed.
  • Repairs or replaces any mechanical components.
  • Handles production material when needed
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record
  • Evaluate output and assess product quality
  • Make sure that the process is in compliance with occupational regulations
  • Other duties as needed


To Apply:

Wood Personnel Services is currently scheduling qualified applicants for virtual interviews and in-office interviews, by appointment only.  For more information, please call our Franklin office at (615) 376-1117.