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Material Prep Technician 

About the Organization Butler Weldments is a trusted partner in the manufacturing of fabricated and machined metal products. For over 40 years, our family-owned small business has cultivated strong ties in both the military and commercial sectors, all while focusing on expanding our facilities, industries and scope of work.

We are dedicated to providing our customers with dependable service and personalized solutions, for industry-leading success in their respective fields.

At Butler Weldments, we rally behind the phrase 'Made for More'. The word 'made' supports the type of work that is done at the company. Additionally, the word 'more' stands for the sale, strength and durability of our products. Collectively, 'Made for More' means that we have positioned our team to expand and improve capabilities, facilities and project types.

But it also means something else: This slogan stands for the people involved in the process, and the fact that each individual has a higher calling. At Butler Weldments, there is a culturally shared ideal of trust and integrity. We believe that working here is an opportunity to support our fellow team members, our families and our community.  
Category Production  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

The Material Prep Technician performs a variety of tasks and functions to assist in preparing materials and parts for the production department.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Promote and adhere to the Company Core Values and Behavior Code.
  • Read and understand orders and drawings and utilize knowledge of materials, equipment and procedures to prepare materials and parts for further production.
  • Locate and gather materials and supplies needed to check materials for accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools such as a hammer, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, drill and grinder.
  • Ability to use measuring equipment to check accuracy of cut parts.
  • Capable of setting up and operating one or more processing machines including a CNC plasma / oxyfuel burning machine, press brake, rolling machine and saw.
  • Mark identification on material and work pieces.
  • Organize parts and prepare them for the next process.
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment.
  • Responsible for achieving good speed of execution while maintaining quality workmanship in a wide range of material prep activities.
  • Maintain work area, equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Demonstrate and promote teamwork and cooperation with team members at all levels in the organization to solve problems and improve processes.
  • Continually learn from team members and strive to develop personal and professional skills.
  • Required to wear appropriate PPE as required by job duties.
  • Promote company goals with a focus on Safety, Quality, and Production.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-2+ years related manufacturing experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with electrical and manual tools.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work at a consistent and quick pace.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow through on verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of safety standards.
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to shift priorities based on the organizations’ needs.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Dependability, integrity and professionalism are essential.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

This full-time position operates in a production environment. Physical effort consists of frequent handling of light to average weight tools or materials, some handling of heavy weights, some pulling, pushing. The employee must be able to lift and move items up to 50 pounds. Work performed requires constant alertness and activity, good eye/hand coordination and concentrated mental and visual attention.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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