Machinist / Toolmaker (Job number: 3)

CNC Machinist / Toolmaker (Newton, IA)


Job Responsibilities and Expectations:

Employee must possess the skills and work ethic required to utilize our CNC machining equipment for the purpose of producing custom cutting tools and other metalworking needs.  This includes: 

  • Set up and operate CNC Vertical Machining Centers, Lathes or Grinders.
  • Machine parts to applicable print details.
  • Inspect machined tolerances per print. 
  • Operate multiple machines when possible.
  • General understanding of metalworking concepts and processes.
  • Work with management team, engineering department and office staff to ensure accurate completion of parts.
  • Promote safe working practices.
  • Responsible for ensuring quality standards.
  • Additional responsibilities as required

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Degree in Tool and Die a plus.

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in CNC machine operation.

  • Experience with CNC programming strongly preferred.

  • Basic computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Basic math skills.


Cline Tool and Service Company offers a competitive wage and benefit package including paid holidays, vacation, health and dental coverage, 401(k) plan and other company benefits.


Send resume and cover letter to:


Fax: 641-792-0309

 1415 E. 19th St. N.

Newton, IA 50208


Cline Tool and Service Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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