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ISC Companies is Hiring Machinists in Minneapolis

ISC Companies Machine & Fab Shop in Plymouth, MN, is seeking applicants for an open milling machinist position and an open lathe machinist position. ISC Companies is a leading distributor of mechanical power transmission parts, motion control components, and industrial supplies. Our machine shop specializes in modifying standard parts and building made-to-order industrial solutions utilizing a variety of metal and plastic materials. No large quantities. We offer a clean, air-conditioned facility.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for either of the positions described below, email hr@isccompanies.com and type “I’m Interested” in the subject line, and we will reach out to you with the next steps. Or, call us at 763-559-0033 and ask for Human Resources.


CNC Milling Machinist – Plymouth, MN

Seeking a full-time, day shift (6am-2:30pm, Mon-Fri) machinist to program, set-up, and operate a vertical CNC milling machining center.

CNC Milling Machinist Responsibilities include:

  • Read and understand layouts, job packet, and blueprints for machined components.
  • Review prints and programs with other employees.
  • Write simple programs manually without the aid of CAD/CAM system.
  • Use problem solving and trouble shooting skills to create and modify programs as needed.
  • Operate multiple CNC machining centers simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Use geometry, shop mathematics and calculator frequently.
  • Set up work to be performed in an efficient manner.
  • Use tool position off-sets and MDI programming method as required.
  • Use cutter off-set feature to adjust and replace as necessary.
  • Operate lifting devices for moving heavy objects.
  • Additional responsibilities and work overtime as needed.

CNC Milling Machinist Qualifications include:

  • Two-year machining trade school diploma.
  • Experience with stainless steel machining a plus.
  • Ability to do MDI programming and machine to required tolerances.
  • Understanding of speeds and feeds and machinability of various materials.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and move heavier objects with proper equipment.

CNC Lathe Machinist – Plymouth, MN

Seeking a full-time, day shift (6am-2:30pm, Mon-Fri) machinist to program, set-up, and operate HAAS ST20, DS30SSY, SL-20, and a SL-30 lathes.

CNC Lathe Machinist responsibilities include:

  • Read and understand layouts, job packet, and blueprints for machined components.
  • Write simple programs manually without the aid of CAD/CAM system.
  • Use problem solving and trouble shooting skills to create and modify programs as needed.
  • Operate multiple CNC machining centers simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Set up work to be performed in an efficient manner to produce quality, accurate work.
  • Use tool position off-sets and MDI programming method as required.
  • Use cutter off-set feature to adjust and replace as necessary.
  • Responsible for setting up and running 5+ jobs per day.
  • Flexibility to change jobs as emergency repairs arise.
  • Operate lifting devices for moving heavy objects.
  • Additional responsibilities and work overtime as needed.

CNC Lathe Machinist qualifications include:

  • Three years machining experience preferred.
  • Ability to do MDI programming and machine to required tolerances without assistance.
  • Ability to determine speeds and feeds and machinability of various materials.
  • Experienced understanding of cutting and measurement tools in order to select correct tooling.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and move heavier objects with proper equipment.

ISC Companies benefits include: We offer an excellent pay and benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability, and 401k with company match.

ISC Companies is an equal opportunity employer.