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Canton Heavy Press Stretch Operator – 3rd Shift
Universal Alloy Corporation
180 Lamar Haley Pkwy, Canton, GA 30114

Job Type

Full Time

Remote Position?


Job Description

$22.00/hr Starting; $23.56/hr After Completion of Level 1 (Around 90 Days)


Company Overview


Universal Alloy Corporation (UAC) is a global leader in the manufacture of aerospace products. UAC supplies aircraft manufacturers and their subcontractors worldwide and has served the aircraft industry for over four decades. UAC specializes in 2000- and 7000-series alloys and offers a full range of alloys and tempers that can be tailored to a customer’s particular application.


If you are looking to work for a company with an outstanding reputation in the community and globally that offers competitive pay, opportunities for advancement, paid time off, excellent benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, 401(k) company match, and profit sharing, we welcome you to apply today!


What makes us STAND OUT


Medical/Dental/Vision – excellent plans with low premiums

Life insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance – employer paid

401(k) employer match $1 for $1 up to the first 6%

Profit sharing

PTO/paid vacation

40 hours of anticipated leave per year

Bereavement leave

Paid holidays

Paid lunch and break periods

Uniform services – employer paid

Employee referral bonus

Discretionary bonuses

Employee rewards & recognition

Volunteer PTO

Wellness programs

EAP and onsite services

1:1 financial wellness sessions and education

Tuition reimbursement

Professional development

Opportunities to advance

Your safety is our #1 priority

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Exercise and promote safety

Understand and use tools required to complete tasks

Understand print tolerances and how to apply

Move material to the saw

Use proper lifting techniques

Understand and read a hard card

Cut material and understand the following: sample standards, finished piece size, tolerances, walk out the part to know first and last cut

Mark product

Know saw control menus

Operate saw in manual and auto

Send programs

Adjust saw as needed

Identify scrap pieces and log into the system

Fill out required forms and logs

Identify quality defects

Know the R codes (scrap codes)

Perform checks: conductivity, cut length, visual, weight, squareness

Other duties as assigned



Minimum Education: HS Diploma or GED preferred

Minimum Experience: None

Certifications Required: Crane certification; Forklift certification; Lock-out/Tag-out certification; Pallet jack certification (certifications completed during new hire orientation)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Communication Skills: Ability to effectively listen and communicate ideas and thoughts to others; able to assimilate ideas originated by others

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals

Reasoning Skills: Ability to carry out and communicate written and/or oral instructions

Physical Abilities: Regularly required to stand, walk and use hands; must be able to lift 50 pounds at any time during his/her shift; the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Working Conditions


Schedule: 3rd shift



All UAC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. Employee must understand the PPE and wear it properly.


Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation


UAC is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. UAC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources department at 770-479-7230.