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Production Operator

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Job Description

Applied Power Products is in search for manufacturing associates. Manufacturing associates move between machine press operating and packaging parts

Applied Power Products is a multi-faceted organization that combines distribution and fabrication to serve the needs of customers in the Upper Midwest and around the world. Our company is headquartered in Lakeville, Minnesota. This facility also handles the distribution of seals, hose assemblies, power transmission products and conveyor belting. The fabrication division, also located in Lakeville, MN, offers die cut and water jet cut services, as well as, molded and extruded parts from a wide variety of materials.

Applied Power Products is a family owned company dedicated to providing products and services that exceeds our customers’ expectations.


• Set up and operate machines to make parts
• Inspect parts for defects
• Read prints or work orders to determine part specifications and tooling instructions and to plan operational sequences
• Position, adjust, and secure material against stops, fixtures, or automatic feeder manually or with a forklift
• Set machine stops or guides to specified lengths as indicated by scales, rules, or templates
• Clean tooling punches
• Compute data such as machine settings and applying knowledge of shop mathematics such as cutting multiple sheets at a time
• Load materials into packaging area
• Count materials
• Mark and label boxes, bins, and products
• Remove defective products and put in red rejection bins
• Transport completed boxes to pallets or the shipping area
• Other tasks as assigned


• Operation monitoring
• Positive communication
• Reading comprehension
• Ability to work well with others
• Strong attention to detail and organization

You should be proficient in

• Production Setups
• Blueprint Reading
• Packaging

Job Type: Full-time


• 401(k)
• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Disability insurance
• Vision insurance
• Paid time off
• Referral Program

Salary info

Up to $18 per hour


• 8 hour shift
• Monday to Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Work Location

Lakeville, MN

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