Tube Mill Lead Operator

North Jackson, OH
FlexRack – TT Manufacturing - Supply Chain Management /
Full-time /
This is your chance to join the rapidly growing commercial solar energy business.
FlexRack is an integrated solar company that offers custom-designed, fixed tilt ground mount and single-axis solar tracking systems in the commercial and utility-scale solar mounting industries. FlexRack also offers full services, including engineering, geotechnical, pullout testing, field, and layout design services to address the actual site conditions of a project site. FlexRack has completed over 3.5 GW of solar racking installations in over 40 U.S. states, 9 Canadian provinces and across the globe.


    • Set-up, operate and adjust parameters of welded tube mill equipment and tooling to maximize efficiency and quality requirements. 
    • Make adjustments to driven stand rolls, side pass rolls, and weld rolls in accordance with Mill Tooling Setup Charts to set mill up properly for given sizes. 
    • Install the proper bearing spacers, work coil and impeder rod required during changeovers. 
    • Make adjustments to sizing section driven stand rolls and side pass rolls to properly size tubing. 
    • Perform dimensional and visual inspections of product to ensure quality of product. 
    • Operate end welding machine and hand-held torch. 
    • Verify correct raw materials are utilized. 
    • Use and read precision measuring equipment (e.g., micrometers, Vernier calipers, tape measures). 
    • Visually inspect tubing for quality defects and reject non-confirming product. 
    • Complete daily inspection reports. 
    • Execute and record all production/quality checks. 
    • Ensure safe operating conditions. 
    • Perform routine and preventative maintenance as needed on equipment. 
    • Ensure cleanliness and regular maintenance of equipment. 
    • Report identified non-conformities to the production supervisor. 
    • Generate production tags. 
    • Provide training and support to other mill crew personnel. 
    • Work overtime as needed to support customer requirements. 
    • Work well with coworkers and foster a team environment. 
    • Perform other duties and assignments as assigned by management.         

Experience Requirements:

    • 5 + years of Experience in Structural Steel Roll Forming Manufacturing.
    • 2 + years of Experience with identifying and applying LEAN principles.

Requirements and Skills

    • Ability to work in a safe manner
    • Ability to recognize quality of material
    • Demonstrated ability to perform Lock Out/Tag Out
    • Demonstrated ability to follow specific instructions and directions
    • Demonstrated ability to use and operate hand tools
    • Demonstrated ability to stack material properly
    • Ability to pay attention to surroundings
    • Ability to identify safety issues in the work area and identify equipment malfunctions
    • Ability to read a tape measure and read blueprints or plans
    • Ability to troubleshoot the machine or equipment in use.
    • Ability to understand efficiencies and productivity measures
    • Ability to work under immediate supervision
    • Ability to work hours mandated by management  


    • Stationary Position: frequently remains stationary up to 90% of the time and sitting up to 8 hours in a day
    • Move/Traverse: infrequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
    • Carry Weight: infrequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 10 pounds
    • Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
    • Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far
    • Climb: occasionally ascends/descends on stairway to get to office upper and lower floors
    • Travel: up to 5% as needed


    • Regular professional, office business setting
    • Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
    • Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)
$37 - $41 an hour
FLEXRACK by Qcells is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  As part of this commitment, FLEXRACK by Qcells will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us to request accommodations  

Nothing in this statement shall imply implicitly or explicitly a guarantee of employment outside our at-will employment opportunity.