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With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.


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Job Posting – Intermediate Machinist

The Intermediate Machinist is responsible for the successful operation of machines to produce quality parts for our Tennant products. In this role, you’ll use a variety of tools, mechanical instruments and techniques. If you are mechanically and technically inclined and pay close attention to details, then this is the role for you.


  • Set up and operate a variety of machine tools including but not limited to manual lathes, mills, and drill presses, to produce precision parts and instruments
  • Fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments
  • Read engineering blueprints, and measuring devices such as caliper, micrometer, and other gauges used in machining
  • Focus on continuous improvement, actingas an agent of change on the shop floor by influencing peers
  • Apply knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures to fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines
  • Troubleshoot and adjust to build a quality product
  • Perform tooling and programming prove-outs with manufacturing engineering


  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent + Technical degree + 2 or more years of machinist experience

OR 5 or more years machinist experience + machinist certificate preferred

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship


  • Requires standing 90% of shift
  • Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, and lifting with arms extended
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. The average part weighs 5 - 15 lbs.
  • Requires good manual dexterity


  • Hearing and vision protection required in all areas
  • Safety shoes required in all areas
  • Exposure to oil, grease, dust, metal particles, sparks, sharp-edged materials


  • Exposed to hazards/risks that require body protection (gloves, pants, steel toes, sleeves, safety glasses, etc.)




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Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, military service, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, gender identity or expression, parental status, political or any other non-merit based factors protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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