LATHE OPERATOR To apply, complete a Coldspring application at, click on "About Coldspring," "Careers," choose desired job and then click on "Apply Online Now." Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. About Coldspring: For over 120 years, Coldspring has been recognized as one of the world’s leading quarriers and fabricators of natural stone and bronze. With nearly 30 quarries across the U.S. and fabrication facilities in Minnesota, California, and New York, Coldspring primarily serves the memorial and commercial construction industries. Our products are meant to stand the test of time, with craftsmanship that tells the story of something meaningful and enduring. Engaged employees is what has enabled Coldspring to solve the needs of our customers for over a century. To foster a culture of engagement, we believe in the importance of physical, financial, social, community, career, and spiritual wellbeing. In combination with living our values of HONOR: Honesty & Integrity, Organized & Purposeful, Nimble & Innovative, Open & Transparent, Respect & Trust, we successfully balance interests of employees, customers, and shareholders to achieve what we call win-win-win solutions. Supervisor: Jason Tomsich Department: Production Location: Cold Spring, MN Job Summary: The Lathe Operator is responsible for operating an automated CNC Lathe to turn columns, spindles and vases as well as applies proper finishes (hone, polish, D8, thermal) to turned product with various grinders and diamond tools. Duties: • Loads, sets and unloads lathe with overhead crane • Programs cuts to be made in AutoCAD • Operates automated CNC lathe per program • Applies final finish to stone using various hand finishing tools once the product is turned • Grinds and polishes a wide variety of complex stone with rounded edges, molding, more detailed shapes using a 21 lb. hand tool for a large portion of the day • Applies acquired knowledge of unique stone characteristics and associated process requirements to achieve a proper polish • Applies thermal finish to stone using a hand held torch • Drills holes in stone as needed using a hammer drill or a hand held core drill machine • Cleans and inspects stone when finished to make sure it’s done according to the shop ticket • Performs 5S and Total Productive Maintenance duties • Runs machine with touch-screen computer interface • Cross trains in other positions as needed Physical Demands: • Stands the entire shift • Lifts and carries up to 50 lbs. • Wears personal protective equipment as required Status: This is a full-time hourly position. Hours are Mon. – Wed. 3:15PM – 2:45AM and Thurs. 3:15PM – 10:15PM, overtime as needed. *A resume is not required, but please include a simple work history by choosing “Enter Resume Text” when applying digitally via the Coldspring website. Please include information from the previous 5 years if applicable. Manual copies of the application form are available upon request. If a paper application is required, or if additional assistance is needed in completing an application, please call Andrea Ricke-Deopere in Human Resources at (320) 685-4682. Coldspring is a Veteran Friendly, Wellness-Oriented, Tobacco-Free Company. Coldspring is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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