Machine Operator

  • Jones Metal Inc.
  • Mankato, MN, USA
  • 11/23/2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Imagine working for one of the most reputable custom fabrication shops in town. Enjoy working alongside and learning from other skilled operators while using state-of-the-art manufacturing technology.

Jones Metal Inc. is seeking a variety of Machine Operators to join our 2nd shift Mankato, MN team.

This is a great opportunity to join a well-respected fabrication company that takes pride in making a positive contribution to our community. There is a wide range of positions and tasks within our organization with room to advance and learn. We run a paperless, very clean shop with an air-conditioned break room. At Jones Metal we invest in the two most important part of our business: people and the technology to do the best custom work we can.

If you have experience in machine operating, production assistance, press break operation, or CNC operation this is an opportunity you need to explore!

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As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay: In addition to benefits, Production Assistants earn $16-$19/hr and Press Brake and CNC Machinists can earn $20-$25/hr commensurate with experience.
  • Stable Schedule: Enjoy three day weekends, working Monday-Thursday 4:25PM-2:55AM!
  • Benefits Compensation: Additional compensation of $705/month to purchase benefits
  • Additional Benefits: 401(k) with matching, vision, dental, health, life, HSA, flexible spending account, professional development assistance, tuition reimbursement, employer paid short-term disability, and union pension contribution of up to 5%!
  • Jones Metal will provide everything you need to be safe and successful
  • Career Progression: There are several opportunities at Jones Metal to advance your skills and develop a rewarding fabrication career!
  • Jones is known for being a company of family values, not corporate values!

If you have a passion for creating and are looking to develop a rewarding career, we want to hear from you!

Production Assistant DUTIES:

  • Removes laser cut parts from sheet metal and prepares if for the next operation.
  • Reads job specifications (e.g. blueprints, quality control plans and/or job notes) to ensure conformance.
  • Assists with production including receiving and shipping, fabrication, etc.
  • Preps and cleans work piece surfaces using a variety of hand tools such as grinders to remove slag, scratches and burs.
  • Cleans equipment and machines.
  • Helps change out parts/materials.
  • Examines product to verify conformance to company standards.
  • Reports defective parts and materials or questionable conditions to the Production supervisor or lead person.

About the Company: For over 75 years, Jones Metal has been a leading provider of specialized metal fabrication services for original equipment manufacturers in various industries, including power generation, nuclear power generation, renewable energy, agricultural, heavy construction equipment, and US Military.

Jones Metal Inc. is an affirmative action equal employment opportunity employer AA EEO.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.