JADE Technologies Inc. Machinist Cokato, MN · Full time

The Machinist will be responsible for machining parts to print and making sure the parts fit and function as intended. Applicant will operate vertical mills, manual lathes, surface grinder, and tapping machine. Common materials to be machined are carbon steel (multiple grades), aluminum (multiple grades), brass, stainless steel (not very common), and multiple types of plastic such as UHMW, Delrin, and in some instances Teflon.


Under minimum supervision, applicant will machine quality parts from raw block of material and route them through the shop accordingly.

The Machinist ideally has strong manual machining experience and as a benefit (not required) has tool building experience. A go-getter type personality with a strong desire to succeed will help the applicant thrive and grow in this position.

Common tasks for this position include:

  • Machine parts based on prints provided from engineering group
  • Work with engineers to understand part requirements as necessary
  • Build tooling (once experience gained) and install in the plastic welders for setup and operation
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities to improve processes, efficiency,

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Driven, energetic, self-starter type individual with go-getter attitude
  • Ambitious person with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time management skills with ability to multi-task daily
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Highly organized with a positive attitude, strong work ethic
  • Valid drivers license required

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Familiar with tool building
  • Familiar with fitting of plastic parts to custom built tooling

Education Required:

  • 2 Year Machine Trades Degree or relevant experience


  • Mon-Friday
  • 7:00 am-3:30 pm
  • Special cases: weekend hours during travel


  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life
  • 401k (Roth or Traditional) w/ company match,
  • 10 Paid Holidays,
  • PTO
  • Aflac, Short- & Long-Term Disability,
  • Flexible Benefit Plan


$22 - $30 per hour