Birmingham Fastener is seeking applicants for a Cold Header Operator at their facility in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama. Birmingham Fastener is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fasteners for structural steel fabrication, metal building manufacturers, transportation, water works and utilities, original equipment manufacturers, agricultural equipment manufacturers, construction and MRO.




  • Perform the set-up, operation and adjustments of equipment to produce formed products according to customer dimensional print specifications. 
  • Complete work orders as instructed and within the setup and run rates outlined on each job. 
  • Monitor part dimensions and quality using assigned measurement tools and gauges, and make necessary machine adjustments to maintain part quality 
  • Keep machines oiled and greased and perform basic preventive maintenance. 
  • Complete and submit required daily production reporting forms at the completion of each job. 
  • Inspect the required number of parts and record the readings in accordance with standard instructions and procedures.  
  • Work safely. 
  • Performs daily housekeeping and other miscellaneous functions as assigned by manager. 


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • 4 years’ experience as a machine operator or in a related field. Candidates with Cold Header experience will be given priority 
  • Basic understanding of mathematical concepts including fractions and decimals. 
  • Mechanical ability and knowledge of tools and machinery. 
  • May be to lift/pull up to fifty (50) pounds. 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 


  • Overall salary package includes Bi-weekly bonus rate that is based on productivity
  • Trainees are guaranteed a minimum production bonus while in training. This minimum bonus is equivalent to an additional $5.50 an hour (minimum) but could be more if higher goals are met. 
  • Medical
  • Wellness
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dental
  • Vision Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Voluntary Life
  • Voluntary Accident Insurance
  • 401k Retirement


Equal Opportunity Employer

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