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Machinist - 2nd or 3rd Shift - 4048

Absolute Opportunities
Liberty, SC, 29657
November 12, 2019


Machinist - 2nd or 3rd Shift - 4048

Role: Engineering, Science, or Related

Relocation Available: No

Suggested Keywords to Search For: machinist, CNC programming

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: South Carolina

Town / City: Liberty

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor has an immediate need for a Machinist for 2nd shift and a Machinist for 3rd shift.

The Machinists creates and designs machine parts by analyzing specifications, metal stock, setting-up and operating machine tools, and fit and assemble parts, and repair cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and miscellaneous components using manual and CNC machines.

Duties and Responsibilities

Plans machining by analyzing work orders, blueprints, sketches, models, and/or descriptions to determine dimensions and setup requirements

Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material as guides for subsequent machining as necessary

Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines as necessary to machine parts as required

Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, depth and angle of cut, and/or enters commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control

Responsible for heat treating parts

Observes machine operation to detect malfunctions and adjust machine controls as required

Measures and inspects tools to verify conformance of finished work

Works closely with Engineers, Production, Programmers, Toolmakers to resolve machining and assembly problems

Promote a safe workplace by performing all tasks in a safe and thoughtful manner in compliance with all rules, procedures, instructions, devices, equipment and use of appropriate personal protective equipment. Maintain vigilance for any hazardous conditions or practices in the workplace and immediately report any unsafe condition or practice to your supervisor.

Performs other duties as directed

Skills and Competencies

Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Outstanding organization and documentation skills

Strong critical thinking skills using logic and analysis to identify strengths and weaknesses

Prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely manner

Excellent verbal, written and reading comprehension skills

Possesses a strong commitment to a team environment while working well with others

Well-versed in analyzing and interpreting blueprints, sketches, models, and/or descriptions

Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles

Ability to apply understanding of machine systems to design, fabricate, maintain, and identify improvement possibilities

Working knowledge of machine troubleshooting problems and determine solutions

Knowledge of hand tools and large scale machines

Solid understanding of mathematics and the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Ability to hold a tolerance as close as + - .0005

Well-versed in hydraulics, pneumatics, brazing and soldering

Proficient in Computer Numerical Controls

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Parts Management System, CMMS System, Creo and CAD Software


Associate's Degree in CNC Machining and/or Related Field

2 + years in Machining and/or CNC Programming

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. Associate’s degree in CNC Machining or related field or strong training or experience.

2. 2+ years of experience in machining or CNC programming.

3. Proficient in mills, lathes, and grinders.

This exciting opportunity is featured by KLM Careers a division of Absolute Opportunities.