Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Title: Machinist

Position Description:

  • Full time Machinist for a growing custom equipment manufacturer.
  • Reports to the Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Supports manufacturing through hands on production


  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools including but not limited to lathes, milling
    machines, grinders, keyseater broaches and de-burring machines
  • Ability to run CNC’s (mill and lathe): CAM, conversational, etc.
  • Ability to read paper or electronic blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to
    determine methods of operations needed to machine dimensions and tolerances.
  • Operate manual and computer-controlled machinery
  • Ability to hold tolerances to plus or minus .0005”
  • Calculate where to cut or bore.
  • Work with mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, various plastics and other materials as needed.
  • Determine proper feed and speed rate to achieve desired surface finish based on material being
  • Determine proper removal rate to maximize efficiency.
  • Select tools and materials for the job.
  • Plan the sequence of cutting and finishing operations.
  • Mark the workpiece to show where cuts should be made.
  • Position workpiece on the drill press, lathe, or milling machine.
  • Monitor and control feed rate and speed.
  • Ensure workpiece is properly lubricated and/or cooled.
  • Able to identify and correct problems.
  • Adjust cutting speed to compensate for harmonic vibrations.
  • Monitor the accuracy of cuts and make corrections as tools wear.
  • Replace dull cutting tools.
  • Check accuracy of work against blueprints and specifications.
  • Produce various quantities of parts from prototypes to production runs
  • Determine how automated equipment will cut a part.
  • Modify cutting paths as needed.
  • Concert path, speed, and feed information into set of instructions for machine tool.
  • Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic
    preventative maintenance functions on equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned


Company offers a competitive benefits package upon successful comp, including the following:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability Insurance (Long Term Disability and
    additional Life Insurance and other benefits offered at low group rates)
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) accruing each pay period
  • 401k investment plan with employer matching 50% of employee contribution up to 6%.
    Employer match after one year of service


  • High School Degree or Equivalent.
  • 2+ years of machine shop experience running, milling machines, lathes, grinders etc.
  • Knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining
    procedures a must.
  • Knowledge in use of precision measuring instruments and the application of such instruments.
    Instruments should include but not limited to calipers, ID and OD micrometers, depth gages,
    indicators, and scales.
  • Strong understanding in blueprint reading/ geometric tolerances interpretation
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds desired
  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands and is able to deal
    with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Needs a strong appreciation of the importance of completing tasks on time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Valid driver’s license.

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