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Machine Shop Operator 

About the Organization RMS Roller-Grinder is a custom machine shop that manufactures and services Roller-Grinders for the Agriculture and Brewing sectors. Our goal is to bring innovation to the industry and set the standard for particle size reduction. The RMS Team strives to exceed services expectations and improve product quality for our customers; all while maintaining a safe, fair and family-oriented culture.
2016 Workplace Excellence Award Winner

2017 & 2018 When Work, Works Award Winner

Flexible and fun work environment

Grow with us! We will help develop your skills and give you the opportunity to achieve your career goals.

We also believe in, and encourage, a positive work-life balance!

Location RMS Roller-Grinder - Harrisburg, SD  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Requirements

Our ideal candidate will be a jack-of-all-trades, very mechanically inclined, and enjoy working with their hands. Machining experience and prior work in a manufacturing environment will be very helpful, but we will provide all necessary training to be successful in this job!

Pre-employment background check, physical, and drug test required


This position offers the opportunity to cross-train in all areas of the department.

Your priorities may evolve with customer and business needs, but you will....

  • Operate a forklift
  • Lift 60+ pounds frequently with or without assistance
  • Learn to effectively inspect and operate all custom machinery throughout the machine shop
  • Troubleshoot machine and product issues and find innovative ways to exceed all customer expectations
  • Follow restocking and inventory protocols and order supplies and tools as needed
  • Cross Train to assist on the Service Rotation
    • Complete roll changes; including removing dull rolls, changing bearings and belts, and putting sharp rolls back into the machine.
    • Occasional overnight travel to customer locations throughout the U.S. by land or air, which normally are scheduled in advance. Travel not to exceed more than once a month, no more than three consecutive overnights.
    • This requires a Medical Health Card. If you do not hold this, you must be willing and able to obtain it within 90 days of employment.
  • Cross train to assist in other shop production areas: laser operation, break operation, welding, and assembly.
  • Sustain a safe work environment while working efficiently and achieving desired results
  • Always be looking to improve the safety, quality , and cost of our service to the customer

What else should I know about this job?

  • We offer fair pay based on experience
  • Day shift, full time hours, with overtime available
  • Extensive job specific training provided
  • AFTER training, we offer core hours from 6am to 6pm. You decide your schedule!
  • Team members are professionals and encouraged to take ownership and prioritize their duties.
  • You will have a voice. We'll rely on you for honest feedback and open conversation around concerns or ideas for improvement!


We have an award winning CULTURE!

  • 2016 Workplace Excellence Award Winner
  • 2017 When Work, Works Award winner
  • Flexible and fun work environment
  • Grow with us! We will help develop your skills and give you the opportunity to achieve your career goals with education assistance!
  • We believe in, and encourage, a positive work-life balance

We offer great BENEFITS!

  • Extremely Generous Paid Time Off
    • 120 hours each year (prorated your first year) for full time employees. That’s 3 whole weeks…enjoy!
    • PTO hours increase with years of service - at 5 years you'll have 5 weeks!
    • 6 Paid Holidays and 8 hours of Paid Volunteer Time
  • Prescription safety glasses and Safety boot reimbursement. Safety is a priority and our expectation is you leave work the same way you came into work!
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, and EAP programs
    • 401k with a company match!
    • Company paid life insurance for full time employees


  • Dave Ramsey Smart Dollar – We all want to retire someday. Focus on financial wellness with this great program. It's FREE!
  • Company-wide Lunches (while you stay clocked in!)
  • Employee Referral Bonuses! ($1,000)
  • Annual company store allowance for RMS Apparel
  • Company Contests & Team Building Events
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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