JLG Industries CNC Operator in Garner, Iowa


The Commercial segment is a leading manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles, front and rear discharge concrete mixers and portable and stationary concrete batch plants, and field services vehicles and truck mounted cranes. This segment consists of McNeilus, CON-E-CO, London Machinery, and IMT.

Oshkosh Commercial is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 350, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks and truck bodies and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


Responsible for setting up and operating a CNC machine proficiently and editing a CNC program for proper function.


  • Interprets advanced engineering drawings and understands design requirements including datums, critical dimensions and tolerances. Determines the best possible procedures, writes and proves programs, setup and operate CNC machining and/or turning centers to achieve required specifications.

  • Able to effectively program, setup and operate multiple CNC machining and/or turning centers producing high quality parts. Must constantly monitor parts production to ensure adherence to blueprint tolerances.

  • Able to shape, sharpen, set cutter, and adjust own tools to achieve desired print tolerance.

  • Knowledgeable and able to setup bore gauges and other measuring equipment . Inspects own work at each step (setup) to enable timely continuance and ensure quality parts.

  • Produces a large variety of complicated parts and may offer creative/innovative machining, tooling and fixturing improvement solutions to supervision and Engineering personnel to reduce production costs and improve quality.

  • Assists management in developing quotations on potential future projects.

  • Every employee is expected to:

  • Complete all required paperwork including labor reporting and documentation of quality

    control and material movement.

  • Work safely and maintain the work area with high standards of housekeeping.

  • Perform self-inspection and other required quality control functions at the employee's work


  • Perform required Preventive Maintenance activities on machinery and/or equipment


  • Train and/or assist in the development of personnel.

  • Do the work in lower levels when assigned.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervision.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Advanced blueprint reading, mathematical and technical skills.

Ability to use standard inspection equipment (micrometers, calipers, height gages, etc.).

  • Basic knowledge of tooling required to run a machine, boring bars, drills and other tools required.

  • Lifting requirements:

Frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Lifting

devices are available and recommended.


Machining experience beneficial.. Ability to read blue prints and understand tolerances. Basic knowledge of different types of material beneficial.


High school diploma or GED required.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.