Position:  Machinist
Location:  Delaware, OH
Job Id:  969
# of Openings:  1


On a day-to-day basis, the Machinist is responsible for setting up and operating machine tools (manual mill, CNC, radial drill press, band saws, chop saws, press brakes, etc.) to produce precision metal parts, producing small batches or large quantities of metal parts, and ensuring products meet precise specifications.
Primary responsibilities:
  • Operate machine tools such as milling machines, drill presses, press brakes, saws and plasma machines
  • Operate lathes and grinders to produce metal parts
  • Review blueprints or specifications for a job
  • Calculate where to cut or bore
  • Shape steel, aluminum, titanium, plastic, silicon and other materials
  • Determine how fast or slow work piece is fed into machine.
  • Determine how much material to remove
  • Select tools and materials for the job
  • Plan the sequence of cutting and finishing operations
  • Mark the work piece to show where cuts should be made
  • Position work piece on the drill press, lathe, or milling machine
  • Monitor and control feed rate and speed
  • Ensure work piece is properly lubricated and/or cooled
  • Regulate temperature of work piece
  • Detect problems by listening for specific sounds
  • Adjust cutting speed to compensate for harmonic vibrations
  • Monitor the accuracy of cuts
  • Replace dull cutting tools
  • Check accuracy of work against blueprints and specifications
  • Produce large quantities of parts
  • Determine how automated equipment will cut a part
  • Determine cutting path
  • Use manual and computer-controlled machinery
To be qualified for this position, the candidate must have:
  • 5 years of experience as a Machinist, operating machine tools such as milling machines, drill presses, press brakes, saw and plasma machines
  • 3 years of experience with drill presses, lathes and grinders to produce metal parts
  • Solid understanding of blue prints and the ability to perform work from them
  • Experience calculating where to cut and bore
Pre-employment testing may include:
  • Drug test
  • MVR
  • Background check
  • Physical

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