Job: Tool Room Machinist

Title Tool Room Machinist
Categories Day Shift, Sheldon, IA
Department Tool Room

Sheldon, IA

Job Type: Full-Time; Dayshift

High school diploma or GED, preferred; and,
Three to six months of relative experience and/or training, preferred.

Pay Rate Based on Experience
Job Description

Analyzes variety of specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges or machinists’ hand tools, applying knowledge of tool design, shop mathematics, metal properties and layout, machining and assembly procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates fabricating machines; including but not limited to manual mill, manual lathe, drill presses and welding equipment;
  • Fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair equipment and other production or nonproduction items;
  • Performs accurate and timely inspections required by the print/job sheet, the department supervisor, the quality assurance manager or a manufacturing manager;
  • Use hand tools to fit and assemble parts into assemblies or mechanisms;
  • Enters required data into computer;
  • Keeps machines and tools clean, properly lubricated and in good operating condition;
  • Identifies (including nonconforming dimensions) and separates all nonconforming parts.


  • On site training specific to job responsibilities;
  • Process and defect monitoring techniques as determined necessary by the tool room supervisor; and,
  • Employee will learn how to set up and run all tool room equipment.


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