Machine Operator


Amherst, NY, US, 14228

Job Category:  Operations
Brand:  Watson Bowman Acme
Job Type:  Full Time
Work Location:  On-Site
Contract Type:  Permanent

Watson Bowman Acme (WBA) is a brand of MBCC Group, a leading supplier of construction chemicals products and solutions with operating production facilities and sales offices in more than 60 countries worldwide. At WBA, we have over 70 years of design, manufacture, and supply of innovative expansion control systems throughout the world.  Our technical expertise in providing the infrastructure and commercial construction industries, including bridge, parking facilities and stadiums, and architectural building structures with best-in-class products and services clearly sets us apart, and we are recognized as the leading global expansion control brand.  We are seeking motivated, adaptable candidates who will bring fresh ideas to meet evolving customer demands in the construction industry while embracing sustainability and our strong safety conscious culture.


Our many benefits offered by the company include:

  • Paid time off starting with 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Competitive health & benefits package
  • Robust 401(K) savings plan featuring generous matching and company contributions
  • Professional development through educational programs, skills enhancement, and career-building programs
  • Generous parental leave program
  • Company-provided personal protective equipment
  • Opportunity for annual performance & bonus incentives
  • Opportunity to work overtime
  • Safe and clean work environment


We are looking to hire a Machine Operator located in Amherst, NY.


This is a high-level overview of the role we need you to fill for us:

This position is responsible for the operation of all fabrication equipment associated with the manufacture and assembly of metallic products supplied to the construction industry. More specifically, this position will be responsible for operating machines such as machine center helper, saw, ironworker, bender, drill press, punch, shot blaster, vulcanizing equipment, and a variety of portable hand tools. Attention to safety and quality is essential to this position, as well as the skills necessary to assemble simple expansion joints.


These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role:

  • High school diploma or equivalency required, additional course work with emphasis on machining processes and programming preferred.
  • Previous relevant experience in an industrial fabrication shop preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand shop drawings and other written instructions.
  • Ability to use hand tools and all equipment in assigned area to form, machine, burn, and blast in the process to join components together into sub-assemblies and assemble into finished engineer-to-order products.
  • Ability to maintain productivity, accurately check quality, and follow pre-established procedures and guidelines from start to finish.
  • Comply with all safety regulations, including Safe Work Permits, training requirements, and use of safety equipment.
  • Must be able to lift and manage material of up to 50 pounds unassisted; walk or stand for long periods of time; bend, stoop, or kneel if required; wear all required PPE.
  • Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.


Location:  Amherst, NY


We are committed to provide an environment of mutual respect and equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


MBCC Group believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.