Machine Operator-Morristown

Gem Care Staffing is accepting resumes for entry to mid-level Machine Operators to work for our client in Morristown, TN.

  • Starting pay is $10.25 per hour. After 90 days the wages goes to $14.00 per hour for 1st shift and $14.70 for 3rd
  • Employees will be eligible for Health/Vision/Dental Insurance after 60 days of employment.
  • The positions are on first and third shift. First shift hours are typically from 7:00 AM- 3:30 PM and third shift hours are from 10:00 PM – 6:30 AM.
  • Some overtime may be required with occasional weekends.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the set-up and operations of machining tools to perform repetitive machining operations.


  • The set-up and operation of machine tools to perform repetitive machining operations.
  • Verify dimensions of parts machined using micrometers, calipers, and other precision measuring instruments
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures
  • Must be able to move about in and around machinery and between lines.
  • Frequent moves or lifts up to 50 lbs. throughout the shift.
  • Constantly position self to run or maintain machinery (stooping, bending, squatting, pushing and pulling).
  • Maintain clean, organized and safe work environment.
  • Cross train in other positions or on other lines to develop competency in all machining operations.
  • Proper waste disposal
  • Learn operating systems and participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Previous experience in production, manufacturing or other related fields preferred
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Pass a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, occasionally to frequently
  • Versatility to rotate between a variety of assembly operations during shift
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks for long periods of time
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Moderate level of mobility; ability to push, pull and move finished product
  • Mechanical aptitude
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