Nail Machine Operator

Location: San Bernardino, CA

Department: Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

POSITION                                Nail Machine Operator

REPORTING                            Production Manager

LOCATION                               San Bernardino, CA


Tree Island is one of North America’s largest producers of steel wire and fabricated steel wire products. Their line of wire products includes high and low carbon, galvanized, bright and stainless steel wires. These products are sold in either spooled or straight & cut sections to a variety of customers for further downstream fabrication, or for end-use applications, such as baling, strapping and fencing. The company also offers many finished wire-based products, including a broad array of fasteners (packaged, collated and bulk nails), stucco reinforcing products, concrete reinforcing mesh, fencing and other fabricated wire products. Their products are made from wire rod sourced from a variety of producers around the world.

A significant portion of Tree Island’s products are used in different areas of the construction market: residential construction, renovation and heavy construction, which experience different demand cycles. Products also support industrial manufacturers and commercial fabricators, as well as the agricultural and forestry industries. Products are sold through multiple sales channels, including retailers, distributors, contractors, as well as original equipment manufacturers.


The Nail Machine Operator reads product specifications to determine machine adjustments for operating nail cutting machines. This will include changing grippers, changing headers, cutters and die blocks; performs minor maintenance; some forklift use.


  • Sets up nail machines for product that will be produced
  • Make all necessary adjustments
  • Starts and maintains machine speed
  • Checks with micrometer for finished product
  • Changes out wire stands as needed
  • Maintains cleanliness of work area
  • Observes all Company and safety rules
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned
  • Be flexible with schedule; Days, Swing or Grave and be able to work overtime as needed


  • 2 Years manufacturing experience
  • Able to update shop floor computer
  • Able to lift 65 lbs
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must speak and read English
  • Forklift certification a plus

Thank you for your interest in Tree Island; only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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