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Martin Sprocket & Gear MACHINE OPERATOR - 1st Shift in Denver, Colorado


Who is Martin Sprocket & Gear?

Martin is a progressive leader in the Power Transmission and Bulk Material Handling Industry, classified as an essential business. We are proud of our rich heritage dating back to our beginning in 1951 as a family-run organization. Fast forward to today, we have more than 30 locations in North America.

Why is it great to work for us?

As an employer of choice, we offer a stable work environment with equal leadership development and career growth opportunities. We take great pride in "Our People" and believe they are our greatest asset.

  • Affordable Medical, Pharmacy, and Dental

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Hourly Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • 401k Profit Trust Plan

  • PTO (Paid Time Off)

  • Opportunity for a Safety and Reliability Bonus

  • Growth Opportunities

What will you do?

As a Machine Operator, you will control nearly every aspect of the manufacturing process by setting up the machines, ensuring proper maintenance, and operating to manufacture a quality product.


  • Learn, understand and follow company requirements for employee safety, product quality, and productivity

  • Become aware of potential workplace hazards such as broken or malfunctioning machines and strive to ensure the safety of self and others by reporting any hazards immediately.

  • Communicate clearly with teammates and supervisors regarding all aspects of the job. Report problems that arise with machines, materials or personnel. Offer solutions where possible within the scope of the duties of the job. Provide complete, accurate documentation when required.

  • Learn and uphold company standards to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and optimize work efficiency. Strive to achieve company-specified production targets.

  • Keep workspace clean and organized to maximize safety and productivity. Offer suggestions for workspace improvement if needed.

  • Operate machines related to the manufacturing process.

  • Stay up to date on and closely observe assembly and maintenance instructions.

  • Inspect equipment, perform maintenance and repairs, and recommend and follow up on machine adjustments to improve performance.

  • Work from process sheets, blueprints, or other written/verbal instructions given by the supervisor to perform production tasks

  • Maneuver large, awkward, or heavy parts manually or with a crane

  • Shift Hours: Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

To perform this job successfully, you must be able to report daily to the company's Denver, CO plant, to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified candidates with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What are we looking for?

We're looking for engaged individuals that are adaptable to a changing environment, take pleasure in learning, and enjoy working with others, and continuing to make Martin great.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred

Essential Skills:

  • Physical ability to handle heavy items including lifting, pushing, pulling, and positioning components

  • Simple oral communication skills; ability to read and comprehend instructions written in English and complete simple logs and reports in English

  • Strong commitment and ability to follow safety rules and procedures and utilize safety equipment

  • Knowledge of basic machining practices and materials is a plus, as is general mechanical knowledge

  • Positive attitude, ethical and reliable

  • Basic Math Skills

  • Mechanically Inclined

  • Team Player

  • Willingness to learn

  • Reliable


  • Manufacturing related