• Machine Shop Operator

    Job Locations US-WI-Johnson Creek
  • Overview

    Schiller Grounds Care, Inc., engineers, manufactures and markets some of the world's most sought-after lawn and garden care equipment. Our passion for innovation, quality and reliability is evident throughout our full line of high performance products used by professionals, avid gardeners and homeowners around the globe.

    We have an opening for a 2nd shift Brake Press Operator, and/or a 2nd shift Laser Operator, hours: 2:20pm-10:50pm, Monday — Friday at our Johnson Creek, WI location. This is an hourly position reporting to the shift lead with a starting pay of $16.95/hour and $.75/hour shift differential on hours worked.


    Set up, adjust and operate lasers and brake presses to produce parts in accordance with instructions and production needs.



    • Use a variety of precision measuring instruments to check part quality
    • Maintain parts flow per Kanban guidelines and department work rules
    • Support data collection and Continuous Improvement (CI) activities
    • Responsible for quality of parts and workmanship
    • Cross train between operations
    • Follow all necessary Safety procedures and work instructions
    • Assist other team members as required
    • Maintain cleanliness of area
    • Other duties as assigned


    Brake Press Operator:


    Have a working knowledge of:

    • Design and develop programs.
    • Set up, check programs and operate automatic numerically controlled machines to perform a complex series of progressive operations to meet precise tolerance and requirements.
    • Understand program format.
    • Arrange and secure tooling.
    • Mount, align and secure holding fixtures.
    • Set stops, calibrate fixture to appropriate reference points.
    • Manually cycle machine through operation sequence to check fixture and work positions, tooling, clearances, speeds, feeds, etc.
    • Adjust machine or console to correct deviations.
    • May set up and instruct other machine operators.


    Laser Operator:


    Have a working knowledge of:


    • Set up, adjust, and operate CNC controlled laser cutting machine to cut pieces from sheet and steel plate stock of various gauges
    • Set up laser cutting machine for cutting conditions and operations and make adjustments as needed
    • Identify parts and inspect cut edge quality.  Make adjustments as necessary



    • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
    • Frequent noise (hearing protection as required)
    • Occasional push/pull up to 40 pounds of force
    • Constant standing, occasional walking
    • Frequent to constant bending at the waist, occasional twisting
    • Constant light grasping, occasional power grip



    Schiller Grounds Care, Inc., offers Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance and 401k, eligible to earn up to 80 hours of paid time off plus 11 paid holidays. Your perfect attendance is rewarded by earning additional paid time off!

    Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. is a drug free workplace; candidates subject to post-offer, pre-employment drug screening and background verification.


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