Machine Operator

  • 1000 N Armstrong Dr, Fairmont, MN 56031, USA
  • Full-time
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Company Description

Avery Weigh-Tronix is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of weighing equipment and solutions. With wholly owned businesses in nine countries, and partners in more than 70 others, we are truly a global player with a range and expertise that is second to none.

With its North American headquarters, R&D and manufacturing base in Minnesota, Avery Weigh-Tronix has a presence across the whole of the United States. Our established network of distributors and dealers undergo extensive product training to provide you with a trustworthy and knowledgeable source for all of your weighing requirements.   

Job Description


Be capable of editing programs, setting up, and running CNC equipment with no supervisor


-Able to write, 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.
-Maintain oil levels and perform preventative maintenance as required.
-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.
-Capable of setting up and running manual machines.

-Run secondary equipment.
-Perform tasks and duties of Machining Operator


Education:  High School Diploma (or GED) required

Experience/Skills:  Minimum 1-year experience of the operations and setup of production/manufacturing machinery.  Basic computer skills and basic knowledge of ribbon coating, Be capable of lifting or moving average weight material in difficult work positions.
Read and understand blueprints and programs.  Capable of using all types of precision equipment.  Capable of operating machines without supervision.  Capable of doing all editing as required and have broad knowledge of machining techniques.  Doing daily and weekly maintenance as required.  Being creative on design of jigs or fixtures to improve productivity.  Be capable of instructing other individuals on CNC operations.

Additional Information

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW Avery Weigh-Tronix does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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