Position Description

CNC Machinist - 1st Shift - $3,000 Hiring Bonus
Position Location United States-South Dakota-Sioux Falls
Shift 1st Shift - Friday to Sunday
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
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Hours: 4am - 4pm,  Friday - Sunday

Work 36 hours - get paid for 40 hours!   

***$3,000 Hiring Bonus payable after 90 days on the job.  Subject to regular taxes and withholdings.***

Job Purpose:

CNC Machinist will operate CNC machines to safely produce parts that meet Graco quality requirements at the lowest cost in a timely manner.


Essential Duties:

  • Operate a variety of CNC machines within a department.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area.
  • Adjusts tools and replaces as necessary.
  • Perform daily maintenance of machines as required and keep supervisor informed of necessary maintenance beyond operator assigned.
  • Must read and understand layouts, job packets and blueprints for the parts being run (includes Geometric Tolerancing).
  • Provide accurate inventory counts.
  • Collect and input SPC data, which may involve use of comparator, CMM, Trimos, gages and related test instruments.
  • Perform necessary side operations during machine cycle time as required (i.e. deburring).
  • Work as a team member to aid all shifts and support personnel to operate to departmental standards including quality goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements:

Essential Qualifications:

  • High School diploma, or equivalent.
  • Ability to pass Graco skill based test for Level 1 machinist.
  • Have completed at least a 2-year qualified machining program or have at least 4 years of equivalent prior machining experience.
  • Ability to read and understand CNC programs and operational layouts as required.
  • Ability to perform a sequence of operations under minimum supervision and consistently maintain the performance levels set for quality and quantity.
  • Understanding of safety rules and regulations to prevent unsafe set-ups, operations, or acts which might cause injury to self, others, or environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Completion of approved CNC Programming Course.
  • Trade school training on CNC machines.
  • Experience in operation of 5 axis machines.
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing certificate.


Proven Quality. Leading Technology.  Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for both professional development and career progression. Graco’s comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement.

Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

For more information or to submit your resume for consideration, go to www.graco.com, click on “About Graco” then “Careers” and apply online.

All applicants must submit an on-line application to the specific job to be considered.




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