Heading Machine Operator

  • Prairie Grove, AR
  • industrial

1st Employment in Fayetteville is seeking a Heading Machine Operator for a company in Prairie Grove.


Pay: $16.50/Hour

Full Time

Direct Hire


  • Must have mechanical aptitude and previous machine operator
  • Be able to perform machine set-up adjustments and operator level maintenance.
  • Be able to maintain close tolerances on work
  • Must be physically able to safely lift weight in excess of 50
  • Must be physically able to transport barrel with dolly in excess of 6001bs with the aid of mechanical devices.
  • Must be able to use various measuring devices to include calipers &
  • Must have good math & writing skills.
  • Must have good time management & communication
  • Must be able to read & understand work orders & part numbers.
  • Must have forklift experience.
  • Provide required personal tools the first day of assignment (list provided).



  • Ensure proper selection and loading of wire into heading machine.
  • Produce large volume of nails within work order specifications.
  • Know quality criteria & perform continuous in-process quality
  • Perform all machine set-ups and basic
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks and Oil, grease, filters, etc.
  • Follow production schedules and avoid over runs of
  • Record and remove scrap from production area at end of
  • Accountable for the proper inspection and tracking of all assigned
  • Return all company tools to designated storage areas by end of
  • Obey all safety rules including proper use of personal protective
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned



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