Machine Operator
Grove US, LLC
 Bauxite, AR

As a Machine

Operator with Manitowoc Cranes*, you will operate fabrication machines to

produce parts to blueprint specification, meeting production schedules and

company standards for quality and quantity.

Reporting directly to the Production Manager, this position is based in

Bauxite, Arkansas.

If you’re up to the challenge, the

reward is satisfaction . . . and knowing you helped build something real. Join

our passionate team and help build something you can be proud of – a future

filled with passion, pride, and satisfaction.


Job Functions:

  • Read and follow process sheets, drawings and
    schematics to set up and operate machines.
  • Use rule/level/miter or square to measure
  • Complete and maintain all required paperwork
    and ensure it follows parts.
  • Operator small hand and power tools including
    grinders, cranes and hoists, powered hand truck and use precision measuring
  • Perform daily inspections, operate and perform basic
    rigging and use chains and slings for a job hoist, overhead crane and battery
  • Perform random quality inspections to meet ISO
    standards; inspect parts produced for non-conformance.
  • Read and interpret dimensions, interpret a Bill
    of Material (BOM) or component drawings and mini process sheets.
  • Ensure parts and materials are properly
  • Consistently hold tolerances as specified on
    prints and drawings.
  • Perform all start up, routing maintenance
    procedures and shut down processes for assigned machine(s).
  • Other duties as determined by supervision.


Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • High School diploma or GED required. Formal training from an accredited vocational
    or trade school preferred.
  • Experience
    with CNC programming preferred with knowledge and experience operating the
    specific make and model machining center where the vacancy exists; i.e.: manual
    lathe; plasmas pipe cutting machine.
    Must be able to call up programs and operate CNC controls.
  • Must
    be able to obtain Company certification to *operate overhead cranes, job hoists
    and industrial forklift. (*Operate is defined as the ability to produce parts
    to specification without the assistance of another operator)
  • Must
    be able to read and interpret blueprints/machine drawings.
  • Must
    be able to read standard measuring devices to the nearest .0312 (1/32”).
  • Basic
    math skills required; must be able to understand basic geometric dimensioning
    and tolerances.
  • Basic
    computer skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications preferred.
  • Must
    follow all safety rules and procedures.
  • Must
    be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds.


world’s most advanced crane service and support program, Manitowoc Crane Care

is divided into five key disciplines: Parts; Service and Technical Support;

Technical Publications; Training; and EnCORE, our branded rebuild, repair, remanufacture

and exchange program. Together, Manitowoc Crane Care promises crane

owners unprecedented access to expedited, ongoing care for every Manitowoc

product they operate…24 hours-per-day, 365 days-per-year. And it

continues to provide that same level of care through the products’

lifecycle. For Total Lifecycle Support, maximum equipment utilization,

optimal profitability, and outstanding overall owner/operator value, no other

crane maker comes close to Manitowoc Crane Care. Manitowoc Crane Care is

a division of Manitowoc Cranes – parent company, The Manitowoc Company, Inc.