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The Ford Meter Box Company, Inc. is a 119-year-old, privately held water supply distribution equipment manufacturer and market leader with products sold worldwide. As a premier manufacturer in the market and in the Wabash business community, Ford Meter Box offers many benefits to people seeking to cultivate an exciting and rewarding career.


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MACHINE OPERATORS — Wabash, Indiana Plant


We are seeking experienced operators who are able to perform duties at various work stations in the machining department. These candidates must be available to work any shift including weekends if needed. These positions require a high school diploma, GED or three months related experience.


The positions require the following skills, attributes and abilities:


  • The use of hand tools, measurement devices, and gauges
  • Knowledge of visually inspecting products for quality prior to, during, and after processing
  • Set up and operation of grinders, mills, lathes and other manufacturing equipment
  • Reading drawings, workorders and blueprints
  • Maintaining consistent workplace safety

Successful candidates will have a documented work history indicating position related experience. A flexible schedule is required to accommodate department needs. Applicants should be able to work in warm environments and perform frequent lifting/moving of up to 100 lbs. Classes or training in manufacturing processes, safety systems, CNC operation and Microsoft/JD Edwards computer applications are helpful. The Machine Operator positions are subject to a three-year time obligation prior to transfer into another position or department.


Those interested should submit a resume identifying the Machine Operator position as a resume focus. Resumes must include work experience, education and skills.

Resumes should be submitted by e-mail to opportunities@fordmeterbox.com as an MS Word document.

*Resumes will not be accepted via drop-off. No visits or phone calls please. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Ford Meter Box offers competitive wages, company funded 401-K retirement plan, profit sharing and excellent benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, disability, counseling (EAP), company paid and supplemental life insurance, paid vacation and holidays.




FORD METER BOX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, SEX, AGE, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENETIC INFORMATION, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROHIBITED BY LAW.


Ford Meter Box conducts drug screens as a part of the hiring process.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of CALIFORNIA to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov. Click here for an updated listing of Ford Meter Box products pertaining to Proposition 65 lead exposure.
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