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Bosch Forge Operator (Weekend Shift, Friday - Sunday, 6AM - 6:30PM) in Owatonna, Minnesota

Company Description

Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology – with us, you will have the chance to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch.

Job Description

Position your career for long term success by joining the world's most admired motor vehicle parts supplier as ranked by Fortune for the third consecutive year.

Hours: Weekend Shift - Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 am - 6:30 pm

Starting Pay: $19.04/hr + $2.33/hr shift premium

In this role, you will manufacture high-quality products, which meet customer and design specifications, based upon production schedules and be responsible for forging of product, which meets customer demands.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Operate forging equipment, ensuring product meets specifications while minimizing scrap/rework costs.

  • Communicate effectively with support departments to ensure resources are readily available to support production schedule.

  • Continually monitor manufacturing methods, processes and procedures.

  • Work with team to determine and implement necessary changes.

  • Assist with routine administrative tasks to ensure team goals are supported, monitored and attained.

  • Monitor established safety procedures.

  • Respond to changes in the production schedule to ensure customer and departmental requirements are met.


  • High school or GED required.

  • 6+ months experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Good communication skills - written and verbal.

  • Blueprint reading preferred

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Exposure to inspection and measuring equipment (e.g. gauges, calipers, etc.) preferred

  • Ability to read and interpret process routings and procedures preferred

  • Ability to perform basic maintenance and repairs on production equipment as needed for safe operation.

  • Problem solving skills - ability to identify design flaws and inconsistencies in the product.

  • Ability to meet demands of an ever-changing production schedule.

  • Must be within a commutable distance to facility. Relocation support not offered.

  • This position is for U.S. work authorized individuals only. Sponsorship for work authorization is not available.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to obtain and retain forklift certification.

  • Geometric Dimension and Tolerance.

  • Basic understanding of Short Cycle Manufacturing and Just in Time.

  • Set up, operate and perform routine maintenance on forging related equipment, such as hammers, presses and furnaces.

  • Prior experience in set-up and operation of forging equipment preferred.

  • Familiarity with temperature principles as they relate to steel properties.