Machine Operator -- Night Shift -- $18.41/hour

Forest Lake, MN posted on January 25

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Machine Operator – Night Shift -- $18.41/hour

St. Croix Forge

Forest Lake, MN

About the Organization

St. Croix Forge is the largest manufacturer of ready-made horseshoes in North America, operating three manufacturing shifts each day and exporting horseshoes around the world. Our “Forging Excellence” mantra is built upon three strategic pillars: technical evolution, product development, and teamwork.

Why Start a Career with St. Croix Forge?

We are a stable company with great leaders and offer a team environment, a culture that is open to your ideas, competitive wages, good benefits, on-the-job training to learn a skill and possible advancement opportunities.

Our Opportunity

We are seeking a full-time Machine Operator (Night shift—Sunday thru Thursday, 9:45 PM- to 6:15 AM) for our forge in Forest Lake, MN.

Responsibilities include:

  • Operates robotic lines in order to make the highest quality forged metals in the most cost-effective manner
  • Makes adjustments to the equipment and robots to ensure products meet quality specifications
  • Keeps the line and machines clean
  • Changes dies and other components as needed
  • Ensures all safety standards are met


  • Must be a team player, have reliable transportation and an excellent attendance record
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Prior machine operation experience is not required but is a plus.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English

Total Compensation

  • $18.41/hour--$16.16/hour plus $2.25/hour shift premium
  • Paid on-the-job training
  • Health, life, dental, vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with a company match
  • Paid vacations and paid holidays
  • Clothing/uniform allowance
  • Annual safety shoes allowance after first year

Interested in a Conversation?

Submit your resume online and answer a few questions. It will take less than 5 minutes. Our recruiting team will review and reach out to qualified candidates.

St. Croix Forge partners with MRA—The Management Association who is a not-for-profit association serving 4,000 member companies in the Upper Midwest. They serve as an extension of our HR team to help us recruit talented team members for St. Croix Forge. They are not a staffing firm.