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With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.

Job Description

The Intermediate Machinist is responsible for the successful operation of machines to produce quality parts for our Tennant products. In this role, you’ll use a variety of tools, mechanical instruments and techniques.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools including but not limited to manual lathes, mills, and drill presses, to produce precision parts and instruments
  • Fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments
  • Read engineering blueprints, and measuring devices such as caliper, micrometer, and other gauges used in machining
  • Focus on continuous improvement, actingas an agent of change on the shop floor by influencing peers
  • Apply knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures to fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines
  • Troubleshoot and adjust to build a quality product
  • Perform tooling and programming prove-outs with manufacturing engineering

Minimum Years of Experience

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent + Technical degree + 2 or more years of machinist experience OR 5 or more years machinist experience + machinist certificate preferred. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Requires standing 90% of shift Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, and lifting with arms extended. Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. The average part weighs 5 - 15 lbs. Requires good manual dexterity.

Salary or Hourly Rate



We offer a full benefit package.

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About Company
Tennant Company is a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. We are passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help our customers clean more spaces more effectively.

701 Lilac Drive North, Golden Valley, Minnesota

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