Kreg Tools CNC Lathe Operator, Night Shift in Huxley, Iowa

CNC Lathe Operator, Night Shift


Huxley, IA

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CNC Lathe Operator, Night Shift

(4-day, 10-hour rotating schedule)

Kreg Tool continues to grow!

Kreg Tool is an employee owned company that manufactures a wide variety of tools, accessories, and equipment for woodworkers and do-it-yourselfers. Our products are available throughout North America and in the nation’s major Home Improvement stores such as Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Menards. Our core focus is to make our customers raving fans, contribute positively to the community & economy, and assist employees in achieving personal growth and success.

Headquartered in Huxley, IA (just off I-35 between Des Moines and Ames), we offer an entrepreneurial environment, casual dress code, and a competitive compensation package which includes base pay, semi-annual bonuses, and full benefits. We are experiencing rapid growth and employ over 190 employees. Kreg Tool is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug test are required to be qualified for employment. We currently have the following position open:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Follow standard operating procedure for set up and operation of CNC lathes, manual mills and other CNC equipment as needed

  • Follow proper procedures for checking part dimensions using tools such as calipers, gage pins, and micrometer to ensure quality adherence to part tolerances

  • Ability to read blue prints and product drawings to ensure

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

  • Maintain good internal customer relations through helpful, considerate, and positive communication with all employees

  • Follow current procedures and processes while looking for ways to improve.

  • May assist with CNC programming, set-ups, preventive maintenance, general clean-up and developing machine shop processes.

II. Competencies:

  • Work Standards

  • Technical & Professional Knowledge

  • Managing Work

  • Adaptability

  • Planning & Organizing

  • Decision Making

  • Building Partnerships

III. Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Knowledge of CNC equipment preferred

  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs.

IV. Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have strong analytical skills with particular attention to detail

  • Positive team attitude

  • Strong work ethic

  • Quality oriented

  • Flexibility/Adaptability

  • Committed to company values.

  • Must be able to respond flexibly to changing circumstances.

  • Projects self-confidence, enthusiasm, and a positive, can do attitude.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Must be committed to the success of the entire organization.