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

Join the winning team and enjoy work/life balance!

Rapidly growing Golden Malted® is hiring a full-time experienced Toolmaker at our South Bend, IN facility. First shift, Monday through Friday. Very clean and organized facility.

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 toolmaker supports the R&D and Engineering departments as well as the production floor operations.  Responsibilities focus on machining, organizing, workflow, quality and safety.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Oversee all machine shop activities
  • Provide assistance to the R&D and Engineering departments in the development of prototypes and samples
  • Design and build jigs and fixtures for machining
  • Communicate and train other employees on proper machine shop procedures and techniques
  • Machine parts for the R&D and Manufacturing departments
  • Assist the quality inspection team as needed
  • Assist in the development of procedure manuals
  • Design and build go-no-go gauges for inspecting parts
  • Project time tracking


  • A minimum of 5 years job shop and/or production machining environment
  • Experience designing and constructing jigs and fixtures
  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent required
  • Degree from a technical and/or vocational school preferred

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of precision machine tools, including but not limited to; Lathe, milling machines (manual and CNC), surface grinder and drill press
  • Proficient in the use of precision measuring instruments such as; calipers, micrometers and height gages
  • Toolmaker (must provide own tools)
  • Blueprint reading and interpretations
  • Ability to make machine setups
  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs. periodically and stand for long periods of time
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with others
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions and work independently
  • CNC programming helpful
  • Solid model and software design knowledge preferred

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