TITLE: Machine Operator 2
REPORTS TO: Department Supervisor or Coach
LOCATIONS: Goldsboro     
JOB LEVEL / FLSA: Non-Exempt 
WORK AREAS: Perf Press Operator, Final Assembly, Bending Operator (non-setup), Super Cell Operator, Bullet Nose Operator
EQUIPMENT: Machinery, computer, control panel, hand tools, calculator, measuring devices


Machine Operator 2 will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of assigned machinery used to fabricate, monitor, manufacture, and assemble products. The operator will perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines.


  • Perform necessary pre-operation activities to ensure proper equipment startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment.
  • Perform basic as well as precise measurements, using hand tools such as a ruler, tape measures, gauges, squares, shims, micrometers, and calipers.
  • Perform periodic checks to ensure the products meets quality and specification.
  • Must make basic adjustments to machines and controls to set and regulate machining factors, such as pressure and machine speeds.
  • Effectively monitor production equipment.
  • Demonstrate good housekeeping practice.
  • Report existing or potential machine problems to a supervisor or coach.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma / GED (preferred)
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment and experience as a machine operator (preferred)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment.
  • Must be able to focus on the task at hand and pay attention to details.
  • Must know or learn Lockout-Tagout procedure.
  • Proficient in DataFlo system (or equivalent) ERP system.
  • Ability to accurately read blueprints.
  • Must be able to rotate to all functional areas.
  • Must know basic math such as addition, multiplication, subtraction, fractions, division.
  • Ability to meet production and scrap standards.
  • Must possess basic computer skills and reading skills.
  • Must demonstrate basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Team-oriented and self-directed.


  1. Must adhere to safety standards and wear the correct PPE as specified for the job, inclusive of steel toed shoes and warehouse vests.  
  2. Repetitive work and long periods of standing, bending, twisting or lifting, need mental and physical stamina and strength.
  3. Must be able to lift, load, unload, push, and pull parts weighing up to 50 pounds.
  4. Able to work hours as assigned, with the probability of overtime during the week and on Saturdays.
  5. Must be able to work in the summer heat and winter cold.


This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

AP Emissions Technologies is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected by state or local law for an individual who falls within the jurisdiction of such law. Applicants who require an accommodation throughout the application and interview process should request this in advance by contacting AP Emissions Technologies at 919-580-2000.


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  2. Email: Send Your Resume or Download Application, fill out, and email as an attachment to HRRecruiter@apexhaust.com with the Position Title on the Subject line of the email.
  3. In Person: Pick Up and Drop Off completed application with Security Guard at the front gate.
    We are located at:
    AP Exhaust Technologies
    300 Dixie Trail
    Goldsboro, NC 27530