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Solid Manufacturing client of ours is looking to hire a Machinist.  The job description is the following:

Summary:  Performs duties required to machine to close tolerances various sprockets, shafts, or other parts utilized on conveyer systems.

  • Work from blueprints, sketches, charts, tables, work orders, verbal and written instructions.
  • Set up and operate engine lathe, computer operated numerical controlled lathes and mills to machine a variety of sprockets, shafts, clutch castings and other necessary parts utilized in the manufacture of conveyer system units.
  • Perform taper and straight cuts, boring and counter boring, threading, cut off milling, drilling and tapping operations as required.
  • Adhere to blueprint sketch, or particular part to obtain dimensional size required to produce particular piece.
  • Make certain established tolerances are maintained.
  • Obtain necessary jigs, fixtures, and tooling required to handle particular operation.
  • Determine sequence of machining function and set tools in fixture.
  • Make certain fixtures and tooling are securely fastened in place and perform pretest procedure prior to run to ensure correctness of setup.
  • Make necessary changes in tooling to maintain expected tolerances.
  • Use forklift equipment and floor controlled overhead crane equipment as necessary to move parts and materials; use care to lift and balance loads properly; operate equipment in a safe manner.
  • Exercise proper care in the use of tools, equipment and materials.
  • Detect and report faulty equipment, defective material, improper operations and unusual conditions to supervision.
  • Maintain work area in a neat and orderly condition.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Planning/Organizing – Uses time efficiently.
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming.
  • Teamwork – Gives and welcomes feedback; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Judgment – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Motivation – Measures self against standard of excellence.
  • Professionalism – Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Initiative – Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.  Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Ethics – Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Oral Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication – Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Math – Must have basic knowledge of shop math.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

KNOWLEDGE: Must be able to read blueprints and a tape measure.  Able to calculate speeds and feeds, read inside and outside micrometers and dial calipers.  Set up manual lathes and drills. 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCEOver 3 and up to 5 years of previous qualifying experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Salary : $30,000 – $42,000

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