Lockleed International
 Minneapolis, MN

The Intermediate Machinist is responsible for the successful operation of machines to produce quality parts for our products. In this role, you’ll use a variety of tools, mechanical instruments and techniques. If you are mechinally and technically inclined and pay close attention to details, then this is the role for you.


  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools including but not limited to manual lathes, mills, and drill presses, to produce precision parts and instruments
  • Fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments
  • Read engineering blueprints, and measuring devices such as caliper, micrometer, and other gauges used in machining
  • Focus on continuous improvement, actingas an agent of change on the shop floor by influencing peers
  • Apply knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures to fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines
  • Troubleshoot and adjust to build a quality product
  • Perform tooling and programming prove-outs with manufacturing engineering


  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent + Technical degree + 2 or more years of machinist experience
    OR 5 or more years machinist experience + machinist certificate preferred
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship


  • Requires standing 90% of shift
  • Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, and lifting with arms extended
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. The average part weighs 5 - 15 lbs.
  • Requires good manual dexterity


  • Hearing and vision protection required in all areas
  • Safety shoes required in all areas
  • Exposure to oil, grease, dust, metal particles, sparks, sharp-edged materials


  • Exposed to hazards/risks that require body protection (gloves, pants, steel toes, sleeves, safety glasses, etc.)