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St. Paul, Minnesota
United States

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Job Category:
Manufacturing - Production, Architecture - Building Trades - Construction, Warehouse - Factory
Position type:
Full Time
Saint Paul
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3rd Shift
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Date Posted:
May 15, 2018

Machine Set-Up / 3rd Shift

At Viking, skilled machine operators working with the world’s finest raw materials have the capability of providing our customers with consistent high quality products time after time, year after year.
Work Hours (i.e. shift):  3rd shift 
Starting Salary Range: $16.00 - $27.87 per hour

Setup and operate grinding machines used in the manufacturer of twist drill bits, and to grind internal and external surfaces of metal work pieces to specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Full time (40 hours/week), timely and consistent attendance is essential to growing with the company
  • Read blueprints and or job cards for product specifications such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be produced
  • Install parts into machines necessary to insure proper function of machine process.
  • Set machine controls to specified grinding speeds, feed rates, and angle of wheels
  • Verify dimensions of finished work piece for conformance to specifications.
  • Maintain efficient operations of all machines to ensure maximum productivity
  • Assist in the operation of all machines
  • Complete necessary paperwork and inventory input for maintaining proper documentation of operation
  • Troubleshoot machinery
  • Willingness to participate in various continual improvement efforts
  • Maintain clean, orderly and safe work environment
  • Training is provided
Education and/or experience:
  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.  
Physical Demands:
Able to stand regularly, use hands to handle drill bits.  Ability to lift up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in order to detect quality, including close vision.  Upon offer of employment, employee is required to perform satisfactorily a physical showing ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
Viking Drill offers a full suite of benefits including quarterly profit sharing, quarterly attendance bonuses, ESOP, health, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and much more.
**Employment offers contingent on passing background and drug/alcohol assessment**
About Us:
Viking Drill & Tool is reputable and growing employee owned manufacturer that has been providing the finest high speed cutting tools since 1951.  Quality at Viking Drill begins with the finest tool steel we can buy and ends with the world class products in our catalog. Our cutting tools are designed, engineered and superbly crafted to provide long lasting durability. Our 74,000 square foot St. Paul, Minnesota manufacturing facility is specifically designed for the unique task of efficient high quality cutting tool manufacturing. Consistency is a natural by-product of our experience and dedication to quality.
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