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Aerotek Traveling Setup Machinists in Des Moines, Iowa

Aerotek is currently hiring setup operators able to travel for a contract opportunity with a top-rated fabrication / manufacturing client in Minnesota.

Machinists and operators from any state are welcome to apply!

Traveler compensation Included as per diem plus an increased hourly rate (see below):


Will be making short run, prototype parts. Almost all of their parts are 1-5 piece runs, and machinists do all of their own programming. All programming is done at the controller (Fanuc) using G&M codes. Machinists will be required to read the blueprint, program the part, machine the part, and then check the part. They will be machining on Cincinnati, Haas or Mori-Seiki. The position would be at one large facility in the Ramsey-Anoka, Minnesota area.

Relevant Skills:

CNC Press Brake Machinist, Horizontal Mill or Lathe Machinist, Welding, Operators Familiar with Fanuc Controls, G&M Codes, Programming, etc.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Candidates must have:

-3+ years experience doing complete setups on CNC machines with Fanuc controls

-3+ years experience doing programming at the controller on Fanuc controls using G&M codes

-2+ years experience doing short runs in a prototype environment

-2+ years experience checking own parts in the process - micrometers and calipers, CMM a plus

-2+ years experience or relevant education with GD&T - this will be tested


Location: Anoka, MN (30 minutes North of Minneapolis)

Starting Pay Rate: $26 - $30 USD per hour *

($45 USD for OT) + $15 USD per hour non-taxed for per diem

((8 hour average on per diem = $120/DAY ))

*Hourly rate will be determined based upon resume and a virtual interview with the clients' department manager.

Experience Level: Intermediate / Expert

From a technical standpoint, they want someone they can trust, just a good person who is confident in their technical abilities, and will produce good parts with minimal supervision. They need someone who can independently do complete setups from blueprint and do all inspections in the process. Programming and 5+ Axis CNC would be a plus, but not required.


  • Medical / Dental / Vision / 401K, etc.

  • Additional benefits offered for contract extensions

  • Per Diem allowance provided for cost of living / travel expenses

  • Working on parts for naval, military, oil & gas

  • Clean, large facility with large staff but still maintains a family-style culture

  • Top-rated company to work for in Minnesota vs. competitors

Career Advancement:

Growth / Long Term Opportunities available for qualified candidates / contractors who exceed performance expectations.

´╗┐For information / application updates, please contact:

Lyanna Traugott - National Recruiter, Industrial Skilled Trades | 843.972.1981

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.