Die Cast Machine Operator

  • Full Time
  • Decorah
  • This position has been filled

Website Deco Products Company

Deco is an Employer of Choice!


First things first…… What’s in it for you?:

We offer a competitive benefit and perks package to include medical and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, 401k with an excellent employer match, generous quarterly bonus program, 3 weeks of time off per year, 10 paid holidays per year, $2.50 & $3.00 shift differential for 2nd & 3rd shifts, Monday – Friday, promotional opportunities and more!

The Machine Operator is responsible for operating and troubleshooting zinc die cast machines that produce parts for assembly and powder coat operations of the factory.  The position will be responsible for making machine adjustments, handling hot molten zinc safely, lifting and moving production parts, troubleshooting and cleaning machines. The Machine Operator will work with all areas of the company, specifically with supervisors, other department personnel, quality control and engineering. Deco is hiring immediately for this production position.


Job Duties and Responsibilities 

Excellent attendance
Be focused and engaged.
Coordinate with others to perform the assigned work load within that department.
Using tools and lifting or moving production parts.
Making machine adjustments.
Clean and maintain machines
Maintaining a safe, clean work environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. regularly.
Excellent people skills.
Basic math skills.
General understanding of manufacturing practices.
Must be able to read and comprehend written and verbal work instructions.
Ability to work well under minimal supervision.
Capacity to take direction.
Strong attention to detail.
Must be able to work mandatory overtime as required.
Education and Training 

Eighteen years of age and either a high school diploma or GED.
Mechanical Ability

Company & Job Info:

Deco Products is a full-service zinc die-caster that offers precision zinc die-castings to customers globally. We utilize custom designed hot-chambered die-casting machines to offer competitive and quality products.

Deco is currently hiring Production Associates for 1st and 2nd shifts. Production Associates are an integral part of the team at Deco, and are responsible for a variety of tasks including operating manual and automatic manufacturing equipment, assembling parts, and conducting work following proper procedures.

Shift is as follows:

1st Shift: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm (M-F)

2nd Shift: 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm (M-TH) 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm or 3:00pm to 8:00 pm (F)

3rd Shift: 11:00 pm – 9:00 am (M-Th)

Quarterly bonuses are paid out in addition to base hourly pay.  starting pay is $22.10 per hour 2nd Shift & $22.60 per hour 3rd shift.  Pay includes shift premium.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.10 to $21.60 per hour