2nd Shift - Machine Operator
Dodge Center, MN 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
2nd Shift - Machine Operator | Dodge Center, MN

McNeilus Steel, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a new team member to join our Brake Press, Laser or Plasma departments. This position works Monday-Thursday for 10-hour shifts (4:00pm to 2:30am), with OT as needed.

Nature Of Work
A Machine Operator is responsible for the safe operation of their machine. Operators may run a brake press, plate roller, laser, saw, and/or plasma equipment and other machinery. The Operator will adjust, set and measure for the proper length or dimension of desired product.

Working Conditions
A Machine Operator may be required to lift and carry objects weighing 75-100 pounds. Standing or walking comprises 90-95% of a normal work day. The operator generally works ten-hour shifts, though longer shifts may be common.

Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Cut steel sheets or plates to customer specification or for stocking inventory
  • When forming steel, calculates the correct measurements of steel pieces in order for the correct dimensions to result
  • Inspect edge cut quality, material, and critical dimensions to assure print tolerances and that the correct customer specifications have been met
  • Must operate crane and forklift skillfully and safely
  • Package material for delivery
  • Perform routine lubrication and maintenance and daily start up checks
  • May drive semi and straight truck vehicles into specific loading areas to load customer-ordered material
  • Assist in designing and building weld fixtures
  • Set up and adjust machines to attain consistent quality and productive operation
  • Identify, verify quantity, and properly tag all work and drop steel
  • Download and edit programs as needed
  • Load correct material on cutting table and unload, package finish parts and skeletons
  • Debur parts as needed
  • Keep work area neat and organized
  • Learn, understand, and comply with OSHA requirements, company safety rules, and health policies at all times, working according to good safety practices as posted, instructed, and discussed
  • Use all safety devices, equipment, and PPE as directed and provided for protection


  • Good mathematical, geometry, and computer skills
  • Knowledge of steel products
  • Ability to troubleshoot, work well independently, and as a team
  • CNC Machine experience preferred but not required
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in fluent English
  • Ability to use measuring tools
  • High School diploma or equivalent

Benefits offered for this job

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement Assistance
  • 401(K)
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Boot Allowance
  • Flexible Spending Account


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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