CNC Machinist II


Shoreview, MN, US, 55126

Who Are We?
Do you want to help to make the world a better place? Join our team! At TSI our vision is to create a better world by helping to protect people, products and the environment. We are proud of the wide range of solutions we provide that solve our customer’s problems around the world. From helping to ensure worker safety and understanding air quality to supporting complex highly technical industries such as pharmaceuticals manufacturing, semiconductor, and research customers, TSI employees are part of something special with a purpose.


Machinist at TSI

The Machinist II with minimal technical supervision performs machining and fitting of all kinds of parts, tools, and machines in support of production operations or job shop machining for engineering prototypes.  The level II Machinist is able to lay out work from blueprints, sketches and written specifications to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions. Sets up and operates all available machine tools and performs tool adjustments for various types of manual machine shop equipment. This position may on occasion have to communicate directly with engineering to understand the purpose of a part assembly. The Machinist II checks and inspects machining operations against specified tolerances. Fits and assembles where necessary.


What Will You Do?

In order to grow and build a successful career with TSI, you will be responsible for:

  • Set-up, adjusts, operate and program a variety of machines, which will include manual mills, turret lathes and CNC mills and CNC lathes.
  • Follow work practices which are geared toward continuous quality improvement and best practices.
  • Assignment planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment.
  • Works from complex blueprints, process sheets and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions.
  • Checks and inspects machining operations against specified tolerances.
  • May identify and repair machine malfunctions.
  • Work as an effective team member in the department.
  • Participate in cross training going on in the department.
  • Serve as a technical resource for less experienced machinist in the department.
  • Work in conjunction with Production Supervisor (Machine Shop) to establish annual individual goals and objectives in alignment with department goals.
  • Minimal supervision to set up and operate all available machine tools to perform various machine operations on parts that are made from various materials.
  • Assist in the maintenance of a clean and safe work area and shop at all times.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned


What Do You Need?


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred.
  • 2-year graduate of Vo-tech machinist and/or 3+ years of experience preferred.


  • Minimum three years Machinist experience in a manufacturing environment, specifically in a high technology environment. 



  • Ability to run CNC and manual machines and to perform basic programming as needed. 
  • Ability to apply acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks.
  • Working properties of all materials.
  • Follow established procedures on routine work; require instructions only on new assignments.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to give and receive instructions, work with engineers and technicians, and train other Machinists as needed.
  • Ability to work with a team to meet the department objectives and goals.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Persuasion and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and work successfully on simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to employ sound judgment with little or no supervision.
  • Demonstrates personal and professional integrity as a role model to less experienced Machinists.
  • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office tools.


What Can We Give You?
At TSI, our employees are our most valuable assets, and we care about their health and happiness. We offer a competitive benefits program to keep our employees and their family members protected and foster a healthy work-life balance. Additionally, we are committed to employee development and growth, and encourage and foster an environment of collaboration, and innovation. Our work has meaning and the products we design and build help protect people and the environment.

Dress for your day: We want our employees to be comfortable at work and we know they are more productive when they’re comfortable. The dress for your day policy allows employees’ discretion to select appropriate dress for the business of each workday.

Free Beverages/On-site Cafeterias: Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate each day at work. We also have two large cafeteria’s employees can eat lunch in, as well as an outside patio area that employees can enjoy during the summer months.


Benefit Offerings: Competitive medical insurance plans, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401K Employer Contribution, Flexible Spending Account, Education Assistance, and more.


Flexible Work Arrangement: TSI employees can expect to have work-life balance, vacation, sick time, 8 paid holidays, bereavement leave, maternity/paternity leave, and more.


Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.  We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 


TSI provides trusted measurement, application guidance, and data analytics solutions that enable our global customers to make informed decisions.  We are creating a better world by helping protect people, products and the environment, as well as by optimizing research and industrial processes.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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