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Oshkosh Corporation Machine Operator in Riceville, Iowa

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh company

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of concrete mixers and refuse truck bodies. McNeilus has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site with our rear discharge mixers, as well as the Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer. McNeilus also produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet.


Job Title: Machine Operator I

Market Title: Machine Operator

Department: Production

Location: Enterprise-Wide

Status: Regular Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

EEO-1: Operatives


Produces parts by programming, setting up, and operating a variety of CNC machines including laser cutting, plasma cutting, shear cutting, rolling, press brakes, milling centers (Dodge Center only), saws, and punches. Prioritized work is based on production needs at that time.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain company quality and safety standards while operating equipment and performing job responsibilities.

  • Read drawings to ensure productions of parts are within tolerance through using various measuring devices such as calipers, protractors, tape measures, etc.

  • Troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance on equipment as needed.

  • Use of basic hand tools including wrenches, hammers, prybars, grinders, magnets, pliers, etc.

  • Operate various types of lifting devices including vac lift, overhead, gantry, and jib cranes while handling material weights up to 10,000lbs. Manual lifting up to 35 lbs.


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Six (6) months of applicable position experience

  • Ability to interpret and understand work instructions, operating instructions, and prints to perform job task safety and effectively

  • Ability to use, read, and understand general tools used in fabrication (tape measure, protract, calipers, etc.)

  • Ability to problem solve with attention to detail

  • Ability to count, find angles, and possesses basic math skills

  • Able to run one machine in fabrication proficiently with little to no quality defects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Operational knowledge of CNC cutting machines, press brakes, drills, and saws

  • Enjoys working in a team environment


Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Advance your career by advancing the world. For many of our team members, this is more than a career. It’s a calling. Oshkosh is home to thousands of difference-makers working together to build, serve and protect people and communities around the world. From the front lines to the firehouse, the people we serve are driven by a sense of purpose. The people who work here are no different. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day. As part of a People First culture, you’ll be encouraged and empowered to take ownership of your work, develop your career and make a real impact on the world around you.

Oshkosh is a global company that designs and manufactures some of the world’s toughest specialty and access equipment under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, and London™.