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CNC Machinist in Forest Lake, MN at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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CNC Machinist

St Croix Forge

Forest Lake, MN

About the Organization

St. Croix Forge is the largest manufacturer of ready-made horseshoes in North America, operating three manufacturing shifts each day and exporting horseshoes around the world. Our Forging Excellence mantra is built upon three strategic pillars: technical evolution, product development and team work.

Why Start a Career with St. Croix Forge?

We are a stable company with great leaders and offer a team environment, a culture that is open to your ideas, competitive wages and excellent benefits.

Our Opportunity

We are seeking a full-time day-shift CNC Machinist for our manufacturing facility in Forest Lake, MN. The regular work schedule is Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


  • Set up, adjust and inspect programming and tooling
  • Operate vertical CNC Mills to perform a series of progressive machining operations
  • Work with standard tolerances and meet blueprint specifications
  • Run more than one Haas machine at a time
  • Setup and run the Wire EDM
  • Perform quality control checks on all jobs
  • Cross-train on all machines
  • Ensure all safety standards are met
  • Make recommendations on process improvements and changes


  • High school diploma or GED (Vocational/technical degree or certification a plus)
  • 3+ years of Haas machining experience (Haas and FANUC controls)
  • Knowledge of editing, G&M Codes, tool comp and scaling is very beneficial
  • Experience with Wire EDM and surface grinding a plus
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

This position requires excellent problem-solving and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Must be highly motivated and a team player with an excellent attitude.


  • Health insurance
  • Paid life, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid Teledoc visits
  • 401(k) plan with a company match
  • Paid vacations and paid holidays
  • Uniforms provided
  • Annual safety shoes allowance

Interested in a Conversation?

Submit your resume online and answer a few questions. It will take less than 5 minutes. Our recruiting team will review and reach out to qualified candidates for a brief discussion (20 minutes) to talk about your desired next opportunity. We would be happy to explain more about our culture and current opportunities.

St. Croix Forge partners with MRA—the Management Association who is a not-for-profit association serving 4,000 member companies in the Upper Midwest. They serve as an extension of our HR team to help us recruit talented team members for St. Croix Forge. They are not a staffing firm.