Here at Norland/ABE we are looking for a skilled Machinist to operate a variety of machines to perform assigned tasks. You will produce or repair precision parts using both manual and automated equipment and accurate measurements.
A great machinist needs to possess manual dexterity and an eye for detail.
They must also have knowledge of mathematics and mechanics as well as respect for safety precautions.
Norland/ABE is a locally owned company with a family first culture. We manufacture equipment for all lines of beverage producing businesses and we have been in the business 25+ years. We are looking for someone that fits our core values. If you are someone who does the right thing, is dedicated, respectful, reliable, and adaptable you may be just the right person to join our work family.
The goal is to find the right person to fit our culture as well as ensure effective production operations and optimize procedures in the machine shop.
- Proven experience as machinist
- Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (lathes, grinders etc.)
- Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements
- Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material
- Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
- Good at math with analytical abilities
- Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items
- High school diploma or equivalent; completion of vocational training or an apprenticeship will be an asset
Basic Job Description:
Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
Job Duties and Tasks for: "Machinist"
1) Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and Vernier calipers.
2) Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
3) Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
4) Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
5) Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
6) Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
7) Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
8) Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
9) Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts.
10) Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
11) Check workpieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated and cooled.
12) Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
13) Position and fasten workpieces.
14) Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.
15) Install repaired parts into equipment, or install new equipment.
16) Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
17) Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
18) Set controls to regulate machining, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
19) Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information.
20) Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools and power tools, in order to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.
21) Establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
22) Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.
23) Confer with numerical control programmers in order to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.
24) Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.
25) Evaluate experimental procedures, and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency and adaptability to setup and production.
26) Prepare working sketches for the illustration of product appearance.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance