Machine Operator 1

Thompson Pipe Group (Jobvite)
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Job Details

  • Location: Sale Creek, TN, 37373
  • Date Posted: 2022-10-31
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Manufacturing/Production
  • Req Number: oWFIkfwn
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Position at TPG Pressure Inc

Who We Are

Thompson Pipe Group is a privately held family business of engineers, contractors, and manufacturers based in Rialto, California. From the humble beginnings, we built a family of products to meet the needs of all kinds of infrastructure. Each generation of products is better than the previous.

Thompson Pipe Group is now the largest and most diverse drainage, sanitary, pressure and trench-less pipe provider, with manufacturing locations across the country and serving not just the US but all of North America. Please visit our website at

Thompson Pipe Group is currently looking for a Machine Operator.

1st Shift Mon-Thurs. 6 am to 4:30 pm.

The Machine Operator I is responsible for running various types of equipment. This operator will be the main crane operator for the steel plant liner. He/She will press rings of different sizes and thicknesses. The operator is to follow the schedule which is produced by his supervisor. The operator will know how and will be responsible for setting up and changing over the ring press. The operator will also check all quality measurements and values on the rings and make adjustments to the machines or perform repairs as necessary.

Essential Functions

  • Cut/shear metal to correct size
  • Use welder to tack metal strips together
  • Use various metal rolling machines to roll metal to correct roundness
  • Operate grinders to smooth out metal welds
  • Operate flash welder and trimmer
  • Operate presses to enlarge or shrink metal rings
  • Load and unload materials on and off production line
  • Perform handling in such a manner not to incur damage to product or equipment
  • Operates forklift to move various products
  • Responsible for the organization and housekeeping of designated station as well as performing pre-operations inspections.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have a safety-first attitude.
  • Be respectful to all persons.
  • Be responsible, dependable and trustworthy.
  • Must pass a forklift safety course and demonstrate safe practices.
  • Must be able to pass practical and written overhead crane training course.
  • Must be familiar with machinery and possess a basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Flexible for non-standard working hours.
  • Must have good organizational/housekeeping skills and problem resolution skills.
  • Required to lift and move objects up to 75lbs.

What We Offer

  • Top-tier Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Life and Supplement Life
  • Company Matched 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Fun Events
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Discounts
  • Career Opportunity!

EOE/AA – M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.500 per hour


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • Machine Operators: 2 years (Preferred)
  • manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred)
  • forklift: 2 years (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift

Work Location: One location