Machine Shop Assistant

South Bend, Indiana
South Bend, IN
Depends on Experience  Hourly
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 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  This is a non-exempt, full-time position with PTO, medical, dental, life and 401k benefits.

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 gages
  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs. 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 and background check required.  

Golden Malted® is the world’s largest supplier of waffle mix and irons. We offer a complete suite of products with our waffle program including customer-friendly batter and syrup dispensers, syrups, fruit toppings, and a variety of waffle and pancake mixes. Our waffles are distributed in over 40 countries throughout the world. Golden Malted is on the cutting edge of technology having recently launched a proprietary sales force automation application and a new online portal designed for customers to easily manage their accounts and make purchases.  

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