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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.


Machine Operator

Plant / Warehouse Operations

Union, NJ
ID: BPF042422-60

Metals USA – Lynch Metals is seeking Machine Operators in Union, NJ. Metals USA is a solid, growth-oriented aluminum/stainless steel distribution center servicing the defense, aerospace, and fabrication industries.


  • Understands work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, drawings, reference plan, locations of surfaces, machining parameters and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Sets up machine with proper program, tools and materials for specified parts. Operates CNC machine with proper program, tools and material for the specified part.
  • Programs lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation and conditional switches; calculates requirements to include basic math, geometry and trigonometry.
  • Prepares a test run to check if machine produces parts according to specifications; verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run and sample work pieces.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving and cutting, including turning; taking measurements, detecting malfunctions, troubleshooting processes and adjusting programming controls as needed.
  • Completes production paperwork, follows shop system standards, and inspects & measures finished products for accuracy.

If interested, please forward your resume directly to:

Metals USA offers a competitive starting salary and benefits plus upward mobility & professional growth. EOE, Affirmative Action Employer/ M/F/D/V

Required Skills

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • Two-year technical degree and/or apprenticeship
  • Must have mechanical aptitude & excellent math skills
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings, documents, and blueprints.
  • Ability to read measuring instruments such as measuring tapes, micrometers, calipers, dial indicators and gauges
  • Computer Literacy with understanding of computer programming and CAD/CAM

This position is located at 1061 Lousons Road, Union, NJ. View the Google Map in full screen.