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Why You Should Work Here

For the last 50 years, our positive culture and high performance standards have been the driving force behind our success and high level of customer satisfaction.

Our strategy is simple: when our people grow, our company grows. UMC’s employees have an unparalleled spirit of commitment and ingenuity. We’re a strong team of skilled individuals working together to create high-quality products and effective solutions.

We offer many exciting and challenging careers and our employees enjoy competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. UMC supports professional development and work-life balance resulting in the retention of highly skilled employees.

Job Description

The finishing operator may rotate through the following areas of work: assembly, deburring, polishing, washing, tumbling, and other finishing activities. Will setup and operate manual pneumatic, electric, or hand tools to provide a cosmetically acceptable and quality product to the customer per print and process requirements.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Polish parts manually/robotically specific to process
  • Wash parts specific to process
  • Tumble parts specific to process
  • Bead/micro blast parts specific to process
  • Hone parts specific to process
  • Assemble parts specific to process
  • Deburr parts specific to process
  • Feed and load parts into Robot
  • Accurate and competent use of all inspection equipment related to job inspection requirements such as micrometers, air gauging, optical comparator, refractometer, calipers, go and no-go gauges, thread gauges and plug/pin gauges
  • Continuous use of hands in fine motor manipulation
  • Lifting requirements: up to a maximum of 55 lbs
  • Prolonged standing, walking, and/or sitting at work station (10 hours plus extended work hours as needed)
  • Prolonged static neck flexion while deburring parts
  • Prolonged use of microscope (10 hours plus extended work hours as needed)
  • Frequent use of foot controls with deburring devices
  • Frequent wrist deviation when using buffing equipment
  • Must be able to meet customer demand requirements for performing visual inspection and/or other product acceptance activities with or without accommodation
  • Exhibit a working knowledge of health and safety, responsible for safety awareness, while upholding and improving the culture of safety within the organization. Identify opportunities for improvement and take action if appropriate, before a problem occurs. Report potential hazards, unsafe working conditions, unsafe equipment, unsafe acts, and injuries immediately
  • Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Years of Experience

High school diploma or equivalent. Technical degree in a related field preferred. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment in relation to machine trades with secondary operations and assembly experience preferred.

Salary or Hourly Rate



  • Employee Development: UMC strongly encourages employees to grow both personally and professionally by pursuing education opportunities. UMC may provide reimbursement to employees who take outside courses leading toward a degree, certification or license.
  • Profit Sharing: A discretionary portion of UMC’s profit is set aside and distributed to employees quarterly if the company has reached its profit & performance goals.
  • Time Away from Work: UMC feels that a work life balance is important and offers paid time off (PTO) upon hire, and paid holidays based on an observed holiday schedule.
  • Health Insurance: UMC offers two different plans, intended to qualify as a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) that are paired with a Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Health Savings Account (HSA): UMC’s high deductible plans are complemented with an HSA which is a tax-free account that allows employees to save money to pay for eligible health care expenses. The plan also includes an annual employer contribution.
  • Dental Insurance: UMC offers a dental plan which includes two networks that provide preventative and diagnostic services.
  • Retirement Benefits: Employees can choose to invest in their retirement by contributing a portion of their gross wages, per IRS regulations to their 401(k) account.
  • Disability: If an employee is unable to work due to illness or injury, UMC offers Short-Term and Long-Term Disability plans.
  • Life Insurance: UMC offers Basic Life Insurance and AD&D, along with a Voluntary life insurance plan for the employee, spouse and dependent children.

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About Company
UMC is a non-union contract manufacturing shop making medical and aerospace parts with extremely tight tolerances and parts smaller than the palm of your hand.

500 Chelsea Road West, Monticello, Minnesota

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