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Liberty Steel & Wire
  • 14-May-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Production
  • Peoria, IL, USA
  • 18.25
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive Wage Schedules - Medical, Dental, & Vision - 401k - Company Paid Life Insurance & More!


The Company: Liberty Steel & Wire is on track for a record year and all products are 100% made in the USA. We are known for providing industry expertise, competitive pricing and responsive customer service. But most of all, our reliable inventory of steel, and strategically located facilities, promise to deliver in the most cost efficient and timely manner.

As part of a global organization, GFG Alliance, Liberty Steel & Wire is committed to the purpose of creating a sustainable future for industry and society. Focusing on change, family, and sustainability, Liberty Steel has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2030.

We believe in recognizing change is a constant in the world, we are dynamic in that we seek to drive change rather than let it drive us. We pride ourselves on having an open mindset and continually challenging the status quo.


The Position: We are looking for motivated individuals willing to train to become Machine Operators within our Wire Mill operations team. As a Machine Operator, you will run various production machines to produce Red Brand products such as barb wire, fence, and galvanized wire and become a part of the Independent Steel Workers' Alliance (ISWA) Union.

Required Qualifications Include:

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screenings
  • High School diploma or GED preferred but not required
  • Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift and overtime as required
  • Weekend/Holiday availability (premium rates apply!)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Positive, team-oriented mentality

Additional Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • Experience in an industrial environment
  • Forklift driving experience
  • Passionate learner
  • Motivation to take on challenges

What we offer you:

  • Sign-on Bonus
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental life insurance options
  • Vacation time
  • Medical insurance through BlueCross BlueShield (EXCELLENT coverage)
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Provided uniforms
  • Employee of the Month Program
  • Good attendance incentives
  • Accident, critical illness, and life insurance through Allstate
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Professional development opportunities - in-house
  • Upward career advancement

Upward career advancement is important to Liberty Steel & Wire - we want to see our employees succeed and thrive in areas that inerest and motivate them. Many of our management team members have come from our entry-level Machine Operator role! Management roles that are held/have been held by individuals who have started in the Machine Operator role include:

  • Human Resources Recruiter
  • Scheduler
  • Turn Supervisor
  • Area Supervisor
  • General Supervisor
  • Inside Sales Representative
  • Arc Shop Observer
  • Warehouse Manager
  • && more!

Base starting pay = $18.25/Hour with opportunities for $4-$7 incentive pay achievable after training period.

  • Additional $0.35/hr for 2nd shift
    Additional $0.50/hr for 3rd shift

With the help of our skillful teams throughout the country, we produce the best quality steel in the industry. Join us and become part of the legacy. The future of fencing is in your hands!


Liberty Steel and Wire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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