Machine Shop Assistant

South Bend, Indiana
South Bend, IN
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
First Shift

Join our winning team!

Rapidly growing Golden Malted® is looking for an experienced Machine Shop Assistant for our South Bend location.  First shift, Monday through Friday.  

Great benefits include medical, dental, life, paid time off and 401k plan.  

We are the largest supplier of waffle mix in the United States for the best hotels, universities, restaurants and theme parks.  Golden Malted® Waffles are also enjoyed throughout the world. Our waffles are distributed to several countries including Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Greece, New Zealand, South Africa and Sweden.

We have been in business for over 80 years.

The Machine Shop Assistant will support the R&D and Engineering departments as well as the production floor operations at our South Bend, IN facility.  Responsibilities will focus on machining, sanding, deburring, drilling, tapping holes and cleaning parts with focus on quality and safety. 

Additional responsibilities:

  • Operate a drill press, disc grinder and belt sander
  • Sanding, deburring and cleaning parts
  • Drilling and tapping holes
  • Provide assistance to the R&D and Engineering departments in the development of prototypes and samples
  • Machine parts for the R&D and Manufacturing departments
  • Assist the quality inspection team as needed
  • Maintain and clean equipment and machine shop daily as directed


  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent required

Required skills:

  • Ability to use precision machine tools, including but not limited to; Lathe, milling machines (manual and CNC), surface grinder and drill press 
  • Knowledge of precision measuring instruments such as; calipers, micrometers and height gauges
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. periodically and stand for long periods of time
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with others
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions and work independently
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen 

Golden Malted® will continue to recruit the best talent and provide an environment in which our employees can succeed.