Machinist

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Posted: 06/28/2022

General Job Description

Responsible for handling all tool room machining activities which include the designing, drawings, setup, and machining of items needed for our production facilities; create detailed drawings or sketches of parts; setup and create parts for prints or sketches; do alternative work such as helping with machine repairs; setup, operate and machine on a vertical mill and metal lathe; operate a band saw and a chop saw; operate a drill press; use micrometers, calipers, depth gauges, bore gauges, dial indicators, etc.

Work Experience Requirements

  • Trades education program completed (2-4 years of trade school)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of machine shop experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Must have a good mechanical understanding of how machinery works and how components interact.
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions and use standard measuring devices.
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints to interpret dimensions to the appropriate measurements on the machine.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must have good problem solving skills.
  • Must have excellent attendance history.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand on hard surface for 10 -12 hour shifts in hot or cold environment.
  • Good hand and eye coordination.
  • Good visual acuity.
  • Ability to climb, bend, kneel, crouch and stoop to perform various functions of the position.
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be able to read and understand English
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Physical Requirements:
    • This position is typically in a manufacturing setting and requires standing for long periods of time.  Requires good hand-eye coordinator, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.  Ability to manipulate (carry, lift, move) objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Trades education program completed (2-4 years of trade school)