Machine Build Technician / Machinist

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The Smead Manufacturing Company is a leader in office filing products. Smead is a privately held, family-owned business well known for its integrity, high quality, environmentally responsible products and innovative organizational systems. This position is located in Hastings, MN 15 min SE of St. Paul; an easy commute from the south or east side of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Position Summary:

The primary function of this role is to assemble, upgrade, and rebuild various types of processing and packaging machines while working with an engineering group. The process will include equipment assembly, pneumatic and hydraulic installation, machining and modifying parts, equipment debug, and safety feature installation

Candidates must be skilled in machining using a variety of machine tools throughout the shop. Skilled in the use of numerous power tools a benefit.


  • High School Graduate with a 2-year degree from an accredited institution OR equivalent knowledge from a comparable industry.
  • 5 years' experience in Machine Building / Machinist.

Other training or desirable skills for this position:

  • Welding
  • Hydraulics / pneumatics
  • Basic electronics
  • Fork Truck and material handling equipment skills
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EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled)

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Department: Maintenance
Req #: 01-0327
Post Date: 04/02/2019
Location: Hastings

Smead's Values

We will demonstrate Integrity and Excellence in everything we do.

Our relationships with co-workers, partners and customers will be exemplified by Respect and a commitment to Collaboration.

We recognize our Responsibility to the Communities in which we work and live.

We will maintain a Friendly, Considerate and Safe work environment.

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