Requisition Number: 2019-11-002
Job Title: Machine / Equipment Operator
City: Fairmont
State: MN

Machine / Equipment Operator

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Description/Job Summary

Job Summary:  Editing programs, setting up, and running CNC equipment with minimum supervision.

Tasks, Duties, Responsibilities

  • Able to edit and enter programs as needed.
  • Receive and understand work order packets.
  • Set up all tooling and fixturing as required with no supervision.
  • Run parts as per work order and blueprint requirements.
  • Load and store programs.
  • Inspect and okay first part and spot check throughout work orders as outlined in QCW-006.
  • Complete all quality records as required.
  • Help with weekly/monthly maintenance as needed.
  • Complete all paperwork and computer entry as required.
  • Keep area clean and work in a safe manner.
  • Perform work to time standards and try to improve upon them.
  • Meet the objectives outlined in the Safety Policy.
  • Set up and run manual machines.
  • Run secondary equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Education Qualifications

Abilities: Ability to lift or move average weight material in difficult work positions, ability to
read and understand blueprints and program, capable of using all types of precision equipment.  Ability to operate machines and edit programs with minimum supervision.  Broad knowledge of machining techniques and understanding speeds and feeds. 

Education: High School graduate or equivalent

Experience: On the job training

Specialized Training

Avery Weigh-Tronix will provide specific training for the following specialized processes.  These are to be recorded on the employee’s training record:

  • Hoist and forklift training

Additional Information

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, lift, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal vision. Other physical requirements include:
• Ability to physically move or assist in moving equipment
• Stand – 75% of time
• Walk – 10%  of time
• Sit – up to 10% of time
• Use of hands – 66%+ of time
• Reach of hands and arms – 66%+ of time
• Climb or balance – 5%  of time
• Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl – 5% of time
• Lifting up to 10 lbs – 33% - 66% of time
• Lifting up to 25 lbs – 33% - 66% of time
• Lifting up to 50 lbs – 33% - 66% of time
• Able to wear safety (steel- or composite-toed) shoes during entire shift
• Able to wear hearing protection during entire shift

It is the policy of Avery Weigh-Tronix to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Avery Weigh-Tronix will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  Employees will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties upon the request of their Supervisor.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (“ITW” or “the Company”) is an equal employment opportunity employer. Company policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.