Employment 

At Dakota Granite, we believe that our people are the foundation of our company. Our culture is unique; our values encourage focusing on customers, family, quality, passion, teamwork, integrity and family.

 

Our team has a great sense of pride in the importance of the products we create for our customers.

 

For more than 95 years, Dakota Granite has been creating timeless memorials for families across America.

 

Contact our Human Resource Department for current job listings. (800) 843-3333 ext. 117

Please Send Resume to:

Dakota Granite

48391 150th St

Milbank, SD 57252

Current openings

We are adding to our close family and diverse team! Experience in manufacturing, the countertop space, or the stone industry is a plus, but not necessary. Most important is that you fit with our core values:

  • Can do work ethic

  • Team player

  • Positive attitude

  • Striving for excellence

  • Integrity

CNC Operator Role:

Job Description:

  • Program multiple machines to accurately produce a range of products. 

  • Set up and calibration machine accessories and equipment. 

  • Load and unload raw materials and equipment. 

  • Supervise machines as they run and make adjustments as needed. 

  • Perform necessary maintenance and cleaning on equipment and area.

  • Inspect finished product to ensure it meets required quality and specifications. 

  • Seek out and identify continuous improvement opportunities. 

  • Abide by company safety guidelines and meet deadlines. 

  • Keep detailed records of equipment and procedures.

Desired Attributes/Skills:

  • Mechanical and mathematical aptitude.

  • Proficient at programming using CAM software and setting up and running CNC machines.

  • including VMC, HMC, and Lathe.

  • Familiarity and skill with reading technical drawings and blueprints.

  • 4th Axis Milling or CNC Lathe programming is a plus.

  • Understands the different machine tooling types, speeds, and feeds.

  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Word, Outlook, and Excel.

  • Attention to detail.

Benefits:

  • Health

  • Dental

  • Life

  • Accidental

  • Critical Illness

  • 401K

Stone Quarry Role:

Job Description:

  • Safely and efficiently operate heavy equipment such as ski steer, track drill, loader, and haul truck.

  • Operate wire saws and stone drills.

  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance on mobile equipment as needed.

  • Follow all company policies and MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.

  • Consistently complete daily tasks and bigger goals and projects.

Stone Fabrication/Plant Production Role:

Job Description:

  • Maximize block, slab, and stone usage.

  • Hit goals, improve processes, and maximize uptime.

  • Grow to understand shop tickets.

  • Set up machines for production.

  • Help fabricate materials according to spec.

  • Light maintenance on equipment.

  • Consistent quality control.

  • Operate equipment or use tools: bridge saws, wire saw, polishers, grinders, forklift, skid steer, cranes, and hoists.

  • Other responsibilities may include: detailed finishing, rock-facing stone, moving slabs, and packaging for shipment.

​Annual income range: $35,000 - $60,000

Benefits:

  • 75% coverage of employee and family on medical insurance

  • Full-time, year-round hours, and OT availability

  • Dental, life, accidental, critical illness, and vision insurance

  • Holiday pay

  • Paid time off

Starting pay will depend on experience.

 

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration: Jason@dakgran.com