Columbus Hydraulics Company's mission is to provide our employees with a work environment that provides financial stability, a positive atmosphere, and the potential to achieve their career goals. We are looking for team members that are self-motivated, attentive, and able to work with minimal supervision. If you maintain a good work ethic, are willing to be challenged, and consider yourself a team player, this may be the career for you.
Columbus Hydraulics is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Columbus Hydraulics Company operates two shifts that run from 5:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., Monday through Friday. Our workforce consists of CNC mill and lathe operators, welders, machinists, fabricators, quality control technicians, assemblers, painters, and general production. Columbus Hydraulics Company's office staff consists of engineers, accounting clerks, inside sales, drafting, purchasing, and human resource clerks. Columbus Hydraulics offers competitive wages and comprehensive benefits.
|Title||Job Description||# of Openings|
|CNC Mill/Lathe Operator - 2nd Shift|
These positions are respsonsible for the operation of CNC Mills and Lathes. Operators will learn to pull programs and edit programs. Operators will also be required to learn how to touch off tools and change out tooling as needed. Other requirements of the job will be to learn speeds and feeds and G/M codes. Operators will also need to be able to read measuring devices such as caliper and micrometer. Willing to train the right candidate.
|Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift|
This position is responsible for supervising designated departments and production cells to increase efficiencies and keep projects on task.
Duties and responsibilities
Minimum Education:College education preferred, Bachelors or Associates degree in Industrial Technology, Manufacturing systems or Welding Technology is preferred.
Previous Experience Preferred: Applicants with documented experience as a CNC/Mill operator/programmer will be given priority. Experience with ERP/MRP software solutions is required. Lean manufacturing experience with an emphasis on inventory management/control, operations management and scheduling is also required. Knowledge of hydraulics systems, fluid dynamics, metallurgy, welding, paint systems, electronics, and ISO 9001-2008 is a plus.
Skills Preferred: CNC/Mill operations – 3yrs, CNC/Mill programming – 1 yrs, Supervisory experience with 30+ employees – 3 yrs, Inventory management – 3 yrs, Welding – 1yrs.
|Utility - 2nd Shift|
The Utility will be responsible for carrying out the tasks needed by production on a daily basis. This position will help out in the areas determined by production to make sure production runs smoothly. Most of the tasks this position will be helping with will be general production roles and will require on the job training.
|Wire Welder - 2nd Shift|
Duties and Responsibilities include:
Minimum Education: Highly recommended High School Diploma/GED or equivalent, Certified to spec. # WPS-1 &2, welding process GMAW (wire welders).
Previous Experience Preferred: 3 years for wire welding
How to Apply
- Print and fill out the application (PDF)
- and deliver to:
- 1751 12th Avenue
- PO Box 250
Columbus, NE 68601
- or fax to:
- or scan and email to:
Columbus Hydraulics Company is committed to providing a safe and proactive work environment that allows employees to perform their job functions without harm or unsafe working conditions. We encourage employee participation and input on all safety concerns.
- Medical Insurance
Columbus Hydraulics is a member of the Midland Choice Network and offers an affordable health care plan that meets and exceeds all government guidelines. Our health insurance is available for employee as well as family members. Columbus Hydraulics covers 2/3 of the health insurance premiums. Our plan provides wellness care and includes a drug card for all prescriptions (60 day waiting period).
- Dental Insurance
Columbus Hydraulics covers 100% of the premiums for employee-only coverage. Additional family coverage is optional at the employee's expense. Dental coverage consists of preventative care, basic services, and major dental services (60 day waiting period).
- Long Term Disability
Columbus Hydraulics covers 100% of premiums for long term disability. This benefit is equivalent to 60% of your before-tax monthly earning after a 90 day wait (60 day waiting period).
- Life Insurance
Columbus Hydraulics covers 100% of premiums for life insurance which is equivalent to 1 1/2 times the previous year's gross earnings. This benefit is available after a one year waiting period.
- 401k Plan
Columbus Hydraulics offers a competitive 401k plan where we match 1/2 up to 6% of the employee contributions. This benefit is available after a one year waiting period.
- Profit Sharing
Columbus Hydraulics offers profit sharing that is paid on a percentage of the previous year's employee's earnings and is invested in the 401k plan. This percentage is determined by the overall profitability of the company and can go up to as much as 3.5% of gross employee earnings. This benefit is available after a two year waiting period.
Columbus Hydraulics offers paid vacation that is based on years of service. The first year is pro-rated on a monthly basis. Two (2) weeks of paid vacation can be earned after two (2) full years of employment. Columbus Hydraulics also recognizes eight (8) paid holidays each year: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas day and one (1) floating holiday.