Application for employment

Please submit your completed application by mail, fax or email to:

Human Resources
PO Box 3969
Champaign, IL 61826-3969
217-384-0072 business
217-384-8061 fax
careers@wagner-machine.com


Job Shop Machinist

Job shop type position, making small quantities of prototype and tool & die parts, using a wide variety of machines in our shop. We will train the candidate to run the OMAX waterjet and Sodick wire EDM. Eventually the job could also entail digitizing parts with our portable laser scanner, reverse engineering them and then manufacturing the replacement parts.
We are willing to consider recent graduates from a qualified tool & die or machining program as well as more experienced individuals. Applicants must have:

  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently or in a group
  • Ability to communicate with supervisors and customers
  • Ability to operate all of the standard machine tool equipment
  • Ability to program CNC manually and with CAD/CAM software
  • Ability to read prints and CAD files and make some adjustments to those files
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to lift 70 lbs
  • Desire to participate in continued training

This is a full-time position with benefits. We offer medical, dental, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) and tuition assistance.
Hourly pay is $18 and up depending on qualifications.


Entry Level Machining Apprentice

Learn how to be a machinist with on-the-job training. Our shop has a wide variety of machines from conventional Mills and Lathes to more unconventional Waterjets, EDM and 5-Axis Mills. Start by learning how to operate a machine and read a print and progress to doing setups and programming.
Applicants must have:

  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently or in a group
  • Ability to communicate with supervisors and customers
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Some CAD training would be helpful, but not required
  • Ability to lift 70 lbs
  • Desire to participate in continued training

This is a full-time position with benefits. We offer medical, dental, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) and tuition assistance.
Hourly pay is $10 and up depending on qualifications.



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