Martin Sprocket & Gear Manual Machine Operator - Bloomington, MN in Bloomington, Minnesota

Manual Machine Operator

Martin is the employer of choice for those looking for progressive growth with a stable future. Our company culture is "family-run business" within a multi-national corporation. Come join our team and see why others are choosing Martin to take their careers to the next level!


In this role you will be involved in the machining or processing of metal parts by operating industrial machines, including manual horizontal lathes, and manual mills.


To perform this job successfully, you must be able to report daily to the company’s Bloomington, MN branch to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified candidates with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work from process sheets, blueprints or other written/verbal instructions given by supervisor to perform production tasks.

  • Maneuver large, awkward, or heavy parts manually or with a crane.

  • Setup, operate, and tend machines used to process components.

  • Install machine fixtures to assure safe operation of machine.

  • Maintain machine and work area in a clean and safe manner.

  • Check and inspect operation against predetermined tolerances.

  • Work in other areas or departments as assigned.


  • Must be able to work M-F (7:30 AM - 5:00 PM)

  • Good work ethics and reliable

  • Positive attitude

  • Strong mechanical aptitude – previous manufacturing experience a plus

  • Willing to be trained with a desire to learn a trade

  • Requires simple oral communication skills; ability to read and comprehend instructions written in English and complete simple logs and reports in English

  • Must be physically able to handle heavy items including lifting, pushing, pulling, and positioning components

  • Must be able to work scheduled hours and comply with the company’s timekeeping policy and all other company policies

  • Must be able to consistently stand for entire shift

  • Knowledge of basic machining practices and materials is a plus, as is general mechanical knowledge

  • Ability to work in a team setting

  • Accuracy