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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 CNC Machinist is responsible for the daily operation of the machines in their area (milling, turning and mill/turn) and the quality of the end product.

This position is currently open for either the 2nd shift (M-Th from 4:30 pm to 3 am) or weekend (Fri-Sun 5 am to 5:30 pm).

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Setup and operation of machines
  • Edit CNC programs
  • Perform in-process inspection of machined products (including documentation of results)
  • Complete and maintain paperwork for parts
  • Complete secondary operations i.e. deburr, polish, etc. in cycle time per print and process
  • Perform total productive machine maintenance
  • Prolonged standing with occasional twisting (80-90% of the workday)
  • Maintain balance when completing machine set-up, production, and maintenance duties
  • Continuous use of hands and upper extremities in fine and gross manipulation using various wrist positions and grip/pinch spans to operate equipment, push buttons, carry boxes, push carts, etc.
  • Frequent grip with tools requiring torque to tighten machine parts
  • Lift parts/tools
  • Able to lift up to 70lbs
  • 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 plus two-year certificate in machine trades required. Prefer three years experience in CNC machining

Technical Degree Required?


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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