Machine Operator

OEM Tube Assemblies is a manufacturer of tubing headers and assemblies for the HVAC and refrigeration industries. Established in 1995, we have grown to 2 locations in Clarksville, TN and Chipley, FL. Since then we have continued to be a customer-focused leader in the copper world. 


The Machine Operator is responsible for performing tasks involved in the fabrication of copper tubing components according to router or work instructions.


  • Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Reads routers (work instructions), performs work, and complete tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules with minimal supervision.
  • May utilize hand or power tools as required.
  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature.
  • May work at different workstations as production needs require, including shifting from one station to another, during the assembly and fabrication process.
  • Obtain First Piece Validation and perform First Piece Validation for other operators.
  • Inspect production pieces at various intervals up to 100% inspection as required. Go/No Go gauges may be utilized.
  • Troubleshoot and determine corrective action for machinery when necessary
  • Perform basic machine repairs or corrections and cleans machines daily
  • Observes machine operation and inspects product appearance to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction.
  • Detects and reports defective materials, questionable conditions, or incorrect routers to the shift supervisor, engineering, or quality control.
  • Place any scrap in the designated scrap bin for your work area.
  • Follow standard work methods to ensure production is as efficient as possible.
  • Practice safe work habits.
  • Responsible for the 5S housekeeping system within assigned work areas by maintaining the work area and keeping the equipment in a clean orderly condition.


  • High School Diploma/GED or two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • Must be able to utilize tape measure, decimal and fraction.
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and follow routers (work instructions)
  • Must be able to use basic handheld measuring tools.
  • Basic knowledge of the manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in standing position throughout shift.


  • Work involves lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds.
  • Work involves standing, walking, and lifting during shift schedule.
  • Exposed to any number of elements but with none present to the extent of being disagreeable or hazardous.
  • Noise level is normal for a manufacturing environment.


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