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Cummins Inc. Machine Operator in Neillsville, Wisconsin

Machine Operator



  • Starting wage based on experience, starting at $18 / hour plus $1 / hour shift differential.


  • Cummins is hiring machine operators for the following shift options:

  • Weekdays (Monday - Friday), 2nd shift (2:15PM to 10:15PM)

  • Weekdays (Monday - Friday), 3rd shift (10:15PM to 6:15AM)

  • Weekends (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday), Days (6:15AM to 6:15PM)

  • Work36 hours, get paid for40 hours!!

  • Weekends (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday), Nights (6:15PM to 6:15AM)

  • ​​​​​​​Work36 hours, get paid for40 hours!!

  • Perform routine and non-routine cleaning tasks along with other staff on equipment assuring their ongoing cleanliness

  • Ability to troubleshoot and make proper machine adjustments to the process to produce quality product that meets all requirements

  • Understand and be able to do basic upkeep and troubleshooting on equipment

  • Collaborate with and support engineering from Neillsville and Stoughton with new processes and products

  • Understand and apply media specifications as needed to maintain product quality.

  • Assist in managing scrap amounts by promptly addressing causes of scrap including involving engineering or maintenance

  • Perform quality testing procedures

  • Calibrate machines and testing equipment per schedule and as needed

  • Assist in creation of documentation for existing and new processes and procedures

  • Support and maintain OE initiatives throughout designated work area

  • Communicate effectively with department, maintenance, engineering, plant leadership, and any other co-workers

  • Meet and maintain a level of knowledge set by leadership through a detailed job proficiency assessment. This assessment will be evaluated on several processes within the department

  • Other duties as assigned by the team leader or manager

  • Keep work area safe and clean at all times (5S – Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Sustain)

  • Apply all safety, quality, ITAR, and other plant processes and procedures to the products

  • Operate and troubleshoot machines/processes required to manufacture products

  • Set up and operate assigned machines in area to produce finished product

  • Keep department organized and focused to meet production demands

  • Directly engage engineering and maintenance in a timely manner to assist with issues

  • Properly complete all documentation within the department including quality records, maintenance logs, production logs, 5S scores, etc as directed

  • Assume responsibility for quality workmanship that meets and/or exceeds customer expectations


  • Ability to work well with others

  • Ability to follow directions

  • Ability to read blueprints, job data sheets, safety instructions, etc

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Must be a quick learner

  • Must be very adaptive to change and be an active change agent

  • Must be motivated and self-driven, able to work with minimal supervision

  • 1-2 years experience working in a similar position is preferred
Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to walk/stand at least 75% of the time including during required overtime hours

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Wisconsin-Eau Claire-US, WI, Neillsville, FGD Nelson East Plant

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Sep 21, 2021, 11:31:17 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210006E7