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Machine Operator – First Shift

Peru, IL, United States



Perform typical machine shop and roll forming press operations to support the production floor.



  • Operate roll forming machine, using basic knowledge of computerized machine functions, machine set-ups and operation.
  • Cross-trained on at least one other equipment operation (welders, benders or shear)
  • Operate overhead cranes.
  • Identify and report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
  • Attach appropriate labels and tags to products.
  • Load products on flatbed trucks.
  • Produce top quality product.
  • Meet Customer delivery requirements.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition.
  • Work safely and follow company safety policies.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor including, but not limited to, cleaning, scrap removal and other production related jobs.

Job Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or GED, preferred.
  • Basic Knowledge of the English language
  • Ability to read measurements accurately.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Some experience preferred in the operation, troubleshooting and repair of production machinery in an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions.



  • Standing for most of the shift, walking, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Capable of lifting 50 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities include: close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



  • Working near moving mechanical parts.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • Occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
  • Noise in work environment is usually very loud.

EEO Statement:

Canam is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled and participates in the E-Verify program.