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Machinist II (2nd, 3rd, C/D Shifts)

bw_wordkay_placeSeneca - South Carolina - USA

bw_wordkay_timeMay 02, 2018

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and computer numerical control (CNC) machines: lathes, grinders, milling machines and drill presses to machine complex metallic parts to exacting blueprint tolerances.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the ability to be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Standard Duties:

  • Adhere to safety, quality and quantity production goals
  • Set up and operate various CNC machines (two to six axis machinery)
  • Set up and adjust fixtures, cutting tools, and make tooling offsets on machines
  • Utilize blueprints specifications or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece and setup requirements
  • Verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications
  • Measure, mark, and scribe dimensions and references points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining
  • Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required
  • Use hand-held precision instruments to verify quality: CMM(s), micrometers, calipers and several gauge types
  • Makes any adjustments necessary to maintain quality parts within control limits for SPC
  • Interpret gear charts and reports and confer with technical team members and leadership or others to resolve machining problems
  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies

Physical Requirements:

  • Stand for long periods of time including during operation of stand up lifts.
  • Lifting shoulder high up to 35 lbs. repetitively.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Repetitive motion activities including but not limited to loading machines, unloading machines, standing, lifting, loading/unloading carts.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime

Safety Judgement/Decision Making Teamwork/Interpersonal Skills Attendance Attention to detail and accuracy of work High sense of urgency

Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer knowledge.

Education:  High School diploma or GED required


  • 6 months of related experience preferred.
  • Experience in fast paced industrial lean environment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude desired
  • Basic and advanced math skills: familiarity with ratios, proportions, geometry, and trigonometry is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to use measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, height gage, scales, and micrometers
Pay progressions are based on length of service.

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