Stewart Manufacturing, LLC a manufacturer that provides high quality precision machining services to the automotive, diesel engine, heavy equipment and power generating industry is currently accepting applications for machine operators.  We are able to offer our employee’s health, dental, vision and RX coverage, 401(k) plan with a company match, nine paid holidays annually, paid vacation, personal time and company paid life and disability insurance.  This position starts at $14.50 per hour and pays an additional $1.00 per hour shift premium for hours worked on 2nd and 3rd shifts.  On the job training may be provided for this position. If you are seeking a career in the skilled trades with opportunity to advance in our fast-growing company, please apply.

Summary: Monitor and control the quality of products following blueprints and other written and verbal specifications and/or sets up and operates numerical/computer numerical (CNC) control machine to cut, shape or form metal work pieces to specifications by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine setup procedure, machining sequence and quality control of finished work piece.

Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine.

Set up and assembles precision components into machined cast housings using jigs, fixtures and hydraulic presses.

Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions such as worn or damaged cutting tools.

Inspect work pieces to guarantee conformance to specifications using in process prints and gages provided.

Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust or dirt from work pieces.

Wash, pack and mark material in preparation for shipment.

Organize, clean and maintain work area.

Transport raw material, in process parts and finished goods via forklifts and hand trucks.

Notifies supervisor of discrepancies.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to read blueprints.  Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals, whole numbers and fractions. Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.  Must have good communications skills.  Ability to read procedures, work instructions and process routings.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee must be able to lift light weight for a minimum of 8 hours/day (up to 25 lbs.), moderate lifting several time/day (up to 50 lbs.), heavy lifting several times/week (over 50 lbs.).  The employee is required to frequently stand, stoop, walk and reach a minimum of 8 hrs. per day.  Arm, wrist and hand motion; rotating parts for minimum of 8 hrs/day.  Visually inspecting work pieces and tooling for discrepancies, 8hrs/day.

Note:  Availability for overtime and weekend hours may be required for this position.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  The employee will be exposed to warm/hot temperatures during the warm months of the year.