Machine Operator

Chief Buildings Manufacturing/Production Lancaster, South Carolina


Chief Buildings is seeking a Machine Operator to join the Chief team. This position performs general machine operation, including set up of equipment, processing of parts, and final part inspection on various assigned equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interpret company work guidelines as set in the computer system and/or shop fabs assigned to machine
  • Responsible for machine/tooling set up and routine maintenance
  • Metal fabrication with use of overhead cranes, and other material handling equipment
  • Perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner utilizing required safety equipment and following safety policies

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Basic computer navigating
  • Strong math skills, including fractions and decimals
  • Metal fabricating experience


  • Night shift 7:30pm-6:00am

The Company:

Putting the needs of customers first has taken Chief Industries, Inc. from a small construction company in 1954, to a highly diverse company with a reputation for manufacturing quality products and offering unparalleled customer service. Through its many divisions and subsidiaries, Chief Industries employs over 1,200 skilled and dedicated employees who produce a wide variety of products, many of which are used around the world.

A division of Chief Industries, Chief Buildings has designed and manufactured a wide variety of metal buildings including multi-story offices, churches and schools, as well as buildings for retail businesses and industrial use since 1966. Every building is customized to meet the needs of the customer. Chief Buildings are sold by authorized builders throughout the United States, and are manufactured in Grand Island, Nebraska, Lancaster, South Carolina, and Rensselaer, Indiana.

Our Benefits:

This full-time position is eligible for full company benefits, including

  • Paid vacation and PTO policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life Insurance
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k) retirement with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And much more.

**Chief Industries Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the basis of equal employment opportunity for all and to providing employees and applicants with a work atmosphere free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on professional demand, job requirements and qualifications, without regard to color, race, family status, religion or belief, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the settings in which work is being completed. Chief Industries Inc. will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Chief Industries Inc. encourages all to apply for any available jobs. If you need additional assistance with the application process, please call 308-389-7200.**