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Night Shift Machinist

Fabrication | Blackfoot, ID | Full Time

Job Description

Spudnik Equipment Company LLC is the North American market leader for potato planting, harvesting, and handling equipment – all designed and manufactured in our state of the art facility in Blackfoot, Idaho.  We have opportunities for enthusiastic, self-directed, and innovative people who are interested in a satisfying and rewarding career.  We are now accepting applications for the following position:

POSITION:                Night Shift Machinist

LOCATION:              Blackfoot, ID

The Machinist is responsible for ordering and preparing steel to be processed in the manufacturing of agricultural handling equipment and other special project ordered.  Machinist will perform close tolerance and general turning and milling work on both manual and CNC equipment, with some welding and assembly work as required.  Machinist will be available for shift-work where appropriate in order to respond to production schedule.  Machinist will demonstrate high level of responsibility and accountability, working effectively and efficiently.


  • Perform machine processes and parts production in a timely and safe manner;

  • Program, set-up, and operate CNC lathes and mills;

  • Set-up and perform close precision manual machining work;

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment;

  • Read and understand technical drawings and geometric tolerances;

  • Perform parts inspection, both visual and technical (including surface finish);

  • Understand and stay abreast of current industry cutting tool technology and techniques;

  • Understand parts usage, internal and external customer requirements;

  • Operate forklift and overhead crane.


  • Minimum 1 year schooling, training, experience in Machining Technology;

  • Comprehension of CNC and manual machine shop tools and equipment;

  • Ability to operate measuring instruments including micrometers and calipers;

  • Ability to consistently machine close tolerances;

  • Knowledge of machine shop safety and hazards in machine shop areas;

  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and instruction;

  • Proficiency in basic shop math (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication).

PAY:   Starting at $18.00/hr.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Open until filled

TO APPLY: Apply online at via the Careers page.