Progress Rail Services Corp. Saw Machine Operator (CNC) Nights and Weekend positions in Taylor Mill, Kentucky

Auto req ID: 3233BR
Posting Title: Saw Machine Operator (CNC) Nights and Weekend positions
Job Category: Hourly/Production
City: Taylor Mill
State: Kentucky

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs.

Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world.

For more information, visit and follow @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Job Purpose

• Machine steel parts and rail according to specifications;

• Read and interpret blueprints;

• Use digital calipers to insure accuracy;

• Comply with all safety procedures;

• Operate overhead cranes.

Key Job Elements

There are currently two openings on this machine on both 2nd shift and our weekend shift. 2nd shift runs from 4:15pm to 2:45am Monday - Thursday and offers a $0.75 shift differential. The weekend day shift runs from 5am to 5pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The weekend day shift also pays a 4 hour premium If all 3 shifts are completed, (36 hours worked = 40 hours paid)

The training on the machine will run for 3-4 weeks on 1st shift and the candidate will then be moved to their designated shift.

Education / Training

HS Diploma or equivalent education and experience required.

Qualifications and Experience

• Minimum 6 months machine operator experience preferred;

• Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision;

• Must be able to read and write legibly and complete production reports with accuracy;

• Must be able to read and use tape measure;

• Strong attention to detail with ability to inspect rail using measuring devices;

• Must be quality oriented and a team player;

• Must have complete understanding of safe work practices.


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/life/disability insurance coverage and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities