Nelson Manufacturing Company

Nelson Manufacturing Company
6448 State Route 224
Ottawa, OH 45875

Plasma Table Operator


About us

Nelson Manufacturing Company designs and builds custom semi-trailers for various industries. We specialize in the heavy haul and sensitive cargo markets. We offer trailers up to 200 ton capacity. Our trailers are used aerospace, nuclear, mobile equipment, construction and heavy haul industries. We also provide solutions for transporting hydraulic cranes with products such as boom dollies, boom launch trailers and pin ‘n go’s. We offer custom transportation solutions for specific projects.




The schedule below showcases a 40-hour work week. We are currently working 45 hours until the last week of May. The additional overtime is scheduled on Fridays for Shift A and Thursday for Shift B.

Shift A: (40-hour schedule below.)

Monday – Thursday | 6:30 am – 4:00 pm

Friday | 6:30 am – 10:30am

Shift B: (40-hour schedule below.)

Sunday – Wednesday | 9:30 pm – 6:30 am

Thursday | 9:30 pm – 1:30 am


  • This position may require standing for long periods of time, frequent walking, kneeling, bending,
  • crouching, and twisting.
  • Constant cervical flexion, the chin to chest movement.
  • Frequent forward and lateral reach may be required, as well as frequent grasping, handling, and pinching.

Additional Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Setting up metalworking equipment including drill presses, flame cutters(plasma/laser).
  • Checking designs specifications before commencing with cutting work.
  • Familiarity with sheet metal flat patterns preferred.
  • Possess some knowledge of and ability to identify fabrication industry metals.
  • Performing quality checks on completed products.
  • Assist with warehouse operations, including inventory management and material handling.
  • Assemble and disassemble equipment and structures as needed.
  • Apply basic math skills to measure and calculate material quantities.
  • Emphasize good habits such as cleanliness, organization, and keeping a clear list of items to stay busy.

Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Some drawing and reading comprehension skills.
  • Experience operating power tools, miscellaneous hand tools, and equipment in a safe and efficient
  • manner.
  • Mechanical knowledge to diagnose and resolve equipment issues.
  • Warehouse experience, including inventory management and material handling procedures.
  • Basic math skills to accurately measure materials and calculate quantities.
  • Ability to lift and manipulate large metal objects.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Physical Requirements:

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, or qualifications associated with the role.

Career LevelEntry

What We Offer:

Nelson Manufacturing offers an array of benefits for our employees!

  • Paid vacation -prorated 80 hours after 60 days!
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability.
  • Company paid: Employee Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, and AD/D Insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Employee Wellness & Credits
  • 401k and company contribution!
  • Earn up to $500 with our Referral program
  • Strongly encourage internal promotion and growth.
  • We provide our employees with a safe, clean, and friendly work environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 – 45 per week

Nelson Manufacturing Company