Machine Operator I

Essential Functions:
      • Perform basic adjustments of equipment and keep machine clean and clear of clutter.
      • Produce materials through use of machines.
      • Troubleshoot operator and basic machine problems.
      • Measure and visually inspect sample product for surface and dimensional defects using calipers, gages, and templates.
      • Observes machine operation to detect product defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines, within tolerances, as necessary.
      • Reads job orders to determine product specifications to plan operational sequences.
      • Positions, loads, and secures stock material required for production, manually or by using power assisted equipment.
      • Additional duties as assigned.


      • Strong mechanical skills
      • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
      • Ability to follow oral and written communication from supervisor, lead or co-worker
      • Experience operating manufacturing large equipment

Reap the Rewards
      • Competitive Wage
      • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
      • Life and Disability Insurance
      • Flex Spending/125 Plan for Medical and Child Care Reimbursement
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
      • Vacation 
      • Personal Time 
      • Paid Holidays 
      • Health Club Discount 

Apply Now! 

You may apply online by completing this online applicationinformational survey and self-identification form and email to to apply for an open position. 

This application form and optional informational survey can be printed, completed and mailed to the address listed below if preferred.

Human Resources Dept.
Featherlite, Inc. 
P.O. Box 380 
Cresco, IA 52136

You may also apply at our Cresco facility at 816 7th St. West between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:30 pm. You can also call us at 563-547-7070, and we will be happy to mail you an application.

Featherlite requires pre-employment background and drug screen. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly encouraging minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.