Position:      Tool Room Continuous Improvement Machinist
Shift:            1st shift – 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location:     The Specialty Mfg. Co. – White Bear Lake, MN

Position Description:

  • Be a key member of the CI Team striving to continuously improve Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Cost in all areas of the company.
  • To work with tool room, engineering, manufacturing, and quality personnel to assure that a safe, quality manufacturing process is performed on time.
  • Non-Exempt position that reports to the CI Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Not limited to the following)

  • Sets up Manual or CNC equipment using Quick Change Over (QCO) methodologies.
  • Setup and operation of all types of CNC machining equipment, understand and apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Use measurements, measuring devices and inspection equipment, shop math, problem solving, and mechanical aptitude.
  • Support the design and implementation of automated manufacturing production lines.
  • Work closely with project managers, engineers, as well as production personnel to review and machine assembly tooling fixtures and Engineering Prototypes.
  • Be a key member of machining components and assist in building and implementing custom machines specifically intended for our internal use or use of our customers.
  • Operates machines and produces consistent quality parts to specifications in the time frame allowed.
  • Uses measuring devices and blueprints to inspect parts for quality.
  • Responsible for adherence to 1st Articles and Quality Plans.
  • Uses hand tools, grinders, abrasives, and other special deburring tools to remove sharp edges from machine surfaces.
  • Builds new tools, jigs, and fixtures.
  • Maintains a safe work area.
  • Maintains a clean work area consistent with our 5S requirements.
  • Performs routine minor maintenance.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to create and troubleshoot CNC programs on machine control.
  • Ability to select tools for a new job and trouble shoot tooling issues on existing jobs.
  • Must be able to work independently with strong time management skills.
  • Tool Room and Factory environment. Work on a variety of machining and/or machining related equipment. Must be able to handle all parts and bar stock.

Education and Experience:

  • High School or GED
  • Two-year Machining degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of CNC and/or Manual Machining experience.

Apply Now!

Print a copy of our application by clicking here. You may email the completed application as an attachment to [email protected] or fax to 651-846-5254.

Interested candidates may also email their resume to [email protected] (only .doc, .pdf or .txt formats will be accepted). Your information will be submitted to The Specialty Mfg. Co. Human Resources Department for review. Applications and resumes will be retained for one year. The Specialty Mfg. Co. is fully committed to the concept and equal practice of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in all aspects of employment. The Specialty Mfg. Co. considers all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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