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Why You Should Work Here

Award Staffing supports career seekers with temporary placement, seasonal jobs, temporary-to-hire jobs, and direct-hire placements. Award offers attractive benefits packages and for three years has been recognized by the Star Tribune as a top place to work.

CNC Operators work full-time from Monday to Friday. A CNC Operator works 1st Shift with hours starting at 6:00 am to 3:30 pm. Award Staffing’s CNC Operator jobs are temp-to-hire. This position is accessible through personal transportation.

Job Description

Operate a CNC machine working with aluminum, carbon and stainless steels in a fast-paced environment with high pressure and short deadlines.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Work in a fast-paced environment with high pressure, short deadlines, etc.
  • Interpret blueprints, mechanical drawings and geometric dimensioning and tolerances.
  • Use experience to work with aluminum, stainless and carbon steels.
  • Maintain a favorable working relationship with Design Team, EDM and CNC Machinist Group to promote a cooperative working climate conducive to maximum productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Participate and support Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Perform work at the appropriate pace to maintain quality and productivity requirements. Create and compile necessary documents and work procedures to aid in machine set up and operation.
  • Work independently with limited instruction.
  • Manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

Minimum Years of Experience

Need understanding of CNC code programming; need strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well on a team; ability to read and interpret blueprints; ability to use micrometers, calipers, go/no-go gauges; ability to manage multiple priorities and meeting deadlines; ability to lift 50 lbs regularly; ability to be on your feet most of the shift;

Technical Degree Required?


Salary or Hourly Rate

$20+ per hour


  • Medical Insurance

    Individuals working at least 30 hours per week are eligible for the Minimum Essential Coverage Group Health Plan. New associates are eligible on the 1st of the month following 60 days from their date of hire.

  • 401K
    Following one year and 1,000 hours of employment, individuals are eligible to participate in our

    401k retirement savings plan. Award Staffing has make matching contributions up to 4%.

  • Paid Vacation
    Award associates are eligible for 40 hours of paid vacation after 1,600 hours of work in a

    calendar year.

  • Paid Holidays

    All Award associates are eligible to be paid for five national holidays upon completing 500 hours of work within one employment anniversary year while working an average of 35 hours per week between each holiday.

Application Information

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About Company
Award Staffing is a leading job placement firm in the metro area, operating through six offices across the region. For three years, Award has been recognized as a Star Tribune top place to work.

10700 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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