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Company: Graco Inc.
Location: MN - Center City MN
Posted: 9/22/2022
Salary: N/A

Graco manufactures and markets premium equipment to move, measure, control, dispense and spray a wide variety of fluid and powder materials. What does that mean? Well, we pump peanut butter into your jar, and the oil in your car. We glue the soles of your shoes, the glass in your windows and the screen on your phone. We spray the finish on your vehicle, coatings on your pills, the paint on your house and texture on your walls. Graco is part of your daily life.

Graco has excellent opportunities available to individuals who want to be part of fast-moving, growing company - especially candidates committed to quality, innovation and solving customer problems. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2021.

Job Purpose

Operate CNC machines in a productive and safe manner to produce parts that meet Graco's quality standards at the lowest cost in a timely manner while minimizing the waste of materials and resources.

Graco is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of highly engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications. This position supports our Contractor Equipment Division (CED) in Rogers, MN. At CED, our product line meets the needs of painting, striping, texturing, protective coating, fire proofing, spray foam and general contractors and includes all types of airless sprayers, line stripers, pressure washers, spray foam rigs and other proportioning solutions. (

This position is on 3rd shift - Sunday through Thursday - 10PM - 6AM.

*$5,000 Hiring Bonus offered with this CNC Machinist position*

Essential Duties
  • Operate a variety of CNC machines within a factory
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area.
  • Adjusts tools and replace as needed
  • Perform daily maintenance of machines as required and keep supervisor informed of necessary maintenance beyond operator ability
  • Must read and understand layouts, routings, and blueprints for the parts being run
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Provide accurate inventory counts at all times and keep parts in appropriate storage areas
  • Proficient in the use of comparators, CMM, Trimos, gages, and related measurement tools
  • Collect and input SPC data which involves the use of comparator, CMM, Trimos, gages, and related test instruments
  • Perform necessary side operations during machine cycle time as required (i.e., deburring).
  • Work as a team member to aid all shifts and support personnel to produce machined parts which meet Graco standards of quality and productivity goals
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Completion of a Machine Tool Technology degree program or an equivalent number of years of machining experience is preferred.
  • Candidates that have completed the first year of a 2-year Machine Tool Technology program may be considered for employment contingent on the successful completion of the degree, certificate, or program.

Note: A completed 2-year degree in machining or machine technology is required to be promoted to the next level (transcript is required) along with required time in grade and completed promotional checklist.

  • Ability to read and understand CNC programs and operational layouts
  • Ability to perform a sequence of operations under minimum supervision and consistently maintain the performance levels set for quality, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Full compliance with safety rules and regulations to prevent unsafe set-ups, operations, or acts which might cause injury to self, others, or the environment
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to plan effectively and execute the plans
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Must have strong PC skills and the ability to utilize all Graco's Manufacturing ERP systems and other manufacturing operating systems.

Proven Quality. Leading Technology. Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits and career development opportunities. Graco's comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more.

Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

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