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Machinist III

COMPANY:  Raven Industries

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  24916

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Raven Applied Technology is dedicated to feeding a growing world population. How would you like to see your creation every time you take a drive through the countryside and know it is putting food on the table? Our technology in precision agriculture drives tractors down the field, wirelessly connects the field and the office, and protects the environment with controlled outputs. Join our team, and help farmers around the world grow more with less.

Perform various machining functions necessary to build new and replacement parts.

Essential Functions
Perform machine set-up, including CNC programming and troubleshooting.
Operate all machines in a machine shop environment.
Produce parts from metal or plastic.
Perform repair of machines.
Create tooling and fixtures as required.
Train other team members as required. Read and interpret blueprints and sketches of parts according to specifications.
Maintain applicable records.
Assist in unloading trucks and distributing materials as needed.
Demonstrates the Dimensions of Competition and Raven Team Member Values in their daily actions.
Maintain a clean and safe work area.
May be called upon to perform comparable duties of a similar or related nature and/or assist in other areas as needed.
Learning, understanding, continuously improving, and promoting the division’s quality management system in accordance with ISO standards.

High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum eight years machinist experience or training required.

Ability to do CNC programming

Knowledge of CNC controllers in relation to offsets, manual control, auto control, and graphics check out.

Knowledge of equipment and tooling design.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
Ability to operate various machine tools is required.
Basic computer skills necessary.
Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
Ability to become forklift certified may be required as needed.


Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

Job Segment: Machinist, Engineer, CNC, Warehouse, Industrial, Manufacturing, Engineering