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​Cardinal Fastener Inc. has ​been in operation since 1983 and is one of the largest fastener manufacturers of large diameter, hot forged bolts in America. ​Cardinal Fastener Inc. prides itself on having the shortest lead times of any manufacturer in the world, becoming one of the first fastener manufacturers in the world to receive (ISO 9001:2015) certification.

Job Description

Working as Full-Time Manufacturing Coating Line Technician, you will be responsible for learning, understanding, and operating equipment in Cardinal Fastener's Magni coating line. The coating process utilizes a shot blaster to prepare pre-existing parts for coating, a dip spin to coat parts, and ovens to cure and harden the coating surfaces. Training will be provided to ensure an understanding of coating basics, the operation and capabilities of the line, and its components. This Full-Time position is an excellent opportunity for motivated individuals to join Cardinal Fastener, while exploring the numerous opportunities available.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Prepare parts for processing
  • Operate a dip-spin coating machine
  • Process coated parts through the appropriate oven and thermal process to cure coating
  • Package finished product for shipment to the customer
  • Perform and document inspections on products
  • Run multiple pieces of equipment at the same time
  • Provide assistance to other employees when needed
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Learn and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate our core values of ambition, innovation, integrity and teamwork
  • Routinely lift up to 75 pounds
  • Comply with the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate through vaccination or approved exemption prior to the start of employment

Minimum Years of Experience

Prior painting or coating work experience preferred. Demonstrate basic understanding of chemistry and its principals. Must be 18 years of age or older. Possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Possess proficient computer skills. Demonstrate strong math aptitude, attention to detail and sense of urgency. Demonstrate strong attention to detail and quality. Highly motivated, self directed, and customer service oriented. Demonstrate strong organization, planning, and prioritizing abilities. Exhibit strong problem solving, deductive reasoning and decision making skills. Pass the required drug screen.

Salary or Hourly Rate



  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with an employer contribution

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About Company
​In operation since 1983, Cardinal Fastener is one of the largest fastener manufacturers of large diameter, hot forged bolts in America, with the shortest lead times of any manufacturer in the world.

1801 Theurer Blvd, Winona, Minnesota

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