CNC Machinist (PM Shift)

In by Erin Herbst

Chanhassen, MN
Posted 1 month ago

We are currently looking for a CNC Machinist to join our team at Apollo (an Apex Water and Process Inc. company) at our Chanhassen, MN, location! This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position offering a complete benefits package, including competitive PTO, 401K with a company match, health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. New, full-time employees start accruing PTO right away and are eligible for benefits within 31 days or less. We also offer a clean, bright and safe work environment! Apply today and take the first step in working for a company where your contributions and career development truly matter!


Apex Water and Process Inc. ( is a comprehensive provider of fabrication, as well as water and process solutions, for industrial and agricultural markets with enterprise-level partnership and customer service. As a vertically-integrated parent company to six outstanding regional brands, Apex is uniquely positioned to meet all our clients’ fabrication, chemical, equipment, engineering and service needs efficiently and effectively. We are a fast-growing, dynamic company with a strong, supportive culture that offers many opportunities for career development and advancement, and we are always looking for passionate, dedicated individuals to join our team to help us continue to strive for excellence as we provide valuable, innovative solutions for our customers!


The primary objective of the Machinist is to set up, program, edit and operate production machines to produce plastic and metal parts to print and program specifics.


  • Machine plastic and metal parts to print and program specifics
  • Use job knowledge to continuously improve the quality and cost of machined products
  • Edit CNC programs as required
  • Estimate labor hours to produce new parts and initiate cost reductions on current parts
  • Perform secondary machining operations as required
  • Perform simple maintenance on tools and equipment as required
  • Utilize inspection equipment to inspect own work and the work of others to ensure products meet internal company and external customer quality expectations
  • Develop and approve relevant work instructions as required
  • Exhibit leadership characteristics in the areas of attendance, positive and active team participation, cost reduction, and quality improvement
  • Cross-train as required
  • Clean and maintain work areas
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience in CNC Machining
  • Adherence to all Company policies
  • Knowledge of and ability to run all machines in the assigned work center (HAAS VF2/VF3, MAZAK/VTC-300, CNC and manual)
  • Ability to understand and edit CNC programs as required
  • Ability to estimate labor hours to produce new parts and initiate cost reductions on current parts
  • Ability to work independently with minimal instruction and supervision and effectively plan, organize,  and execute own activities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of and ability to wear personal protective equipment necessary for duties performed
  • Knowledge of hazards associated with job duties and ability to activate emergency response procedures and operate applicable emergency equipment
  • Ability to be pro-active, decisive, objective, adaptable, and flexible
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted and over 50 pounds with assistance
  • Willingness and ability to take direction, well with others and be an active team member
  • Ability to read and understand Safety Data Sheets
  • Ability to read engineering documents and drawings without assistance
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime when required to support customer demand

An offer of employment at Apollo is subject to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Apollo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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