Machinist / CNC Programmer

Machine Shop 07 · Lincoln, Nebraska
Department Machine Shop 07
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation $19.09 - $32.74

$5,000 Hiring Bonus!

Looking to join our team? Here’s what we’re looking for! 

Are you looking to join a team of highly skilled machinists and programmers? Are you looking to work with state of the art tools and machines in a globally-minded machine shop?   

We believe strongly in our company values and live them out each day! We work together as One Team across all departments, Choose Positivity in everything we do, put People First, encourage speaking up because You Have a Voice, and above all else we are Driven to Succeed. If you can embrace these values and they align with who you are, then we’d love to chat with you!  


Job Overview

This position is open to CNC Machinists of all skill and experience levels, from CNC Operators all the way to experienced CNC Programmers. This position is responsible for CNC operation, setup, and possibly programming using all modern DMG MORI multi-axis CNC lathes, Vertical Machining Centers, Horizontal Machining Centers, 5-axis mills and CNC screw machines using ESPRIT or CAMWorks CAD/CAM packages from 3-D models. While the list below is not exhaustive of all you would do, we’ve captured the main pieces. Take a look and let us know if this sounds like you! In addition, you will have the opportunity to take on other projects that interest you! 


1st and 2nd shift positions available:

  • 1st shift – 6:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday
  • 2nd shift – 4:15pm to 2:45am, Monday through Thursday
    • 2nd shift earns a $2.00/hr shift differential

Overtime, if any, is worked on Fridays. No weekends are worked.

*Compensation will depend on experience level.


Here are the specifics:

  • Perform quality inspections to ensure Speedway’s quality standards are maintained using  precision measuring instruments including gages, calipers and micrometers to accurately measure components and finished parts
  • Monitor CNC productivity and efficiency and provide suggestions for areas of improvement to quality and productivity
  • Operate, setup, and program a variety of CNC lathes with live tooling, Y-axis and Sub Spindles, CNC vertical and horizontal machining centers and manual machines which include: mills, lathes, saws, drill presses, grinders and miscellaneous hand tools
  • Setup and operate lathes, mills and drill presses using established safety procedures
  • Monitor tooling life to prevent scrap
  • Support the process of continuous improvement and team building at Speedway Motors
  • Maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Performs minor machine maintenance such as cleaning and lubrication of machines
  • Ability to maintain good attendance in accordance to Speedway’s attendance policy
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed

This posting will be closed when filled.

We’ll take care of you – here's how! 

We put our employees first, and care about your well-being and personal life. From a competitive benefits package and 401k plan to growth opportunities, we have your best interest in mind, always.  

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision Insurance 
  • Retirement Plan with Company Match 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement 
  • Wellness Program and Gym Reimbursement 
  • Discount on Speedway Motors Product, Extra Pay for Being Involved in the Industry (Attending Car Shows, Race Events, Creating Content for Automotive Blog), Rent Discount for all Speedway Properties, and Referral Bonuses. 
  • Growth Opportunities 
  • Four-Day Work Weeks 
  • Flexible Schedule 
  • Steel Toe Shoe and Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement, Uniforms are Supplied 
  • An extremely supportive team. 
  • Opportunity to utilize your strengths and be creative. 


    Work Environment 

    In an effort to keep our Speedway family safe we have implemented safety measures including PPE, temp checks and rigorous cleaning schedules for those that are working on campus. We’ve also implemented safety measures including working from home for those that are able. This position requires you to occasionally lift and carry <50 lbs. and rarely push/pull up to 100 lbs and be on your feet constantly. Our machine shop is clean, organized, air conditioned, and temperature controlled.


    What you’ll need to succeed in this position:

    • A motivated individual that is willing to work hard and is looking for a great team
    • Ability to operate CNC lathes and mills and ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
    • Ability to program from a CAD/CAM package a plus, but not required
    • Must be able to read blueprints and use precision measuring tools
    • Must be familiar with basic machine shop equipment
    • Must work safely following established safety policies and procedures
    • Computer literate, excellent interpersonal and strong writing and communication skills
    • Maintain regular and reliable attendance. 


    Preferred Experience: 

    High school or GED required. Prefer precision tooling degree with two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

    If this sounds like you, we would love you to join our Speedway Family! Please include your resume and cover letter to help us get to know you better. 

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    • Location
      Lincoln, Nebraska
    • Department
      Machine Shop 07
    • Employment Type
    • Compensation
      $19.09 - $32.74