Manufacturing Technician

Metalsa   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 4, 2022
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Manufacturing Technician – Entry Level

About Metalsa: We are a global company with 60+ years of experience in the automotive industry, we manufacture safe and sustainable products for people around the world. We are working for a better future where we enrich communities every day by being committed to people, innovation, and our planet. If you have what it takes to accelerate Metalsa’s vision of future mobility, we want you to join the team! For more information, visit


  • Perform operations in specific cells – including the adjusting and cleaning of equipment.
  • Discovering opportunities to contribute to the success of Metalsa in Roanoke
  • Ensure the shipment of high-quality rails in accordance with the Metalsa in Roanoke product schedule to exceed customer expectations.

Essential Functions

  1. Safety - Safety is a fundamental value at Metalsa and a component of all roles within the company.
  2. Quality - At Metalsa, quality is a core value, that's why “Built-in Quality” is our primary function. All jobs should have a 'quality mindset' that recognizes, identifies, and prevents substandard products.

Other essential functions of the position include the following:

3. Ability to read and use a scale, tape measure etc.

4. All Technicians must have ability to interact with computers, PLC’s and computer based programs that are used to run most machines in the facility.

5. All Technicians must be capable of performing machine set-ups both logically and mechanically. This would include items such as punch and die changes, plasma cutter and welder consumable changes and machine parameter adjustments. In addition, the ability to learn and perform TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) and Autonomous Maintenance activities defined for each cell which include, amongst others, inspections, cleaning, lubing, machine adjustments, operating consumables change, etc.

6. All technicians are responsible for housekeeping, 5s, quality measures, minor adjustments, continuous improvement ideas, and safety checks in the facility.

Academic Qualifications High School Diploma or GED (Required)

Certifications Forklift Certification (Preferred)


  • Basic computer knowledge (Required)
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience (Required); 3-5 years of relevant experience in an automated manufacturing facility (Preferred)

Skills Dependability • Communication • Relationship-building • Detail-oriented • Independence

What is in it for YOU?
As part of the Metalsa team, you will benefit from great compensation and benefits package!

  • Vacation, Personal Time, and Paid Holidays
  • Excellent Benefits Plan!
    • Medical, dental, vision, prescription insurance
    • Paid Short-Term Disability & Long-Term Disability Coverage
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • 401(k) Company Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Advancement Opportunities & Training Programs
  • Other Discounts & Perks!
  • Starting Pay $17.09
  • Nights (Shift Differential Pay) $17.74
Come join our Metalsa Roanoke team!  Apply today!


184 Vista Drive
Roanoke , VA