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Manual Machinist - $28 / hr

Columbus McKinnon Corp. (via Wadesboro, NC

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

-Relocation offered for this role ($10,000) and $2000 retention bonus for local candidates (3 months - $500, 6 months - $500, 1 year - $1000)

-2nd shift = 3:30 pm to 2 am

-Shift premium subject to change but currently $0.50 *

Summary : Operates a Manual Lathe or Manual Mill Machine to plan and then performs a variety of machine operations utilizing manual machining centers to cut, shape, or form metal work pieces to specifications by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

Interprets complicated drawings, program sheets, instructions, and process sheets to determine work to be done.

Performs diversified operations on numerical control machining centers.

Performs a variety of milling, drilling, boring, or related operations to close and interrelated tolerances.

Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine machining sequence and dimensions of finished workpiece.

Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures workpiece in fixture according to setup instructions.

Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle or magazine.

Loads control media, such as disk, tape, or punch card, in machine control console or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed machine instructions from database.

Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to specified set point and to start machine.

Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools.

Changes cutting tools and location of workpiece during machining process as specified in setup instructions.

Performs a variety of inspection and gaging operations to insure maintenance of quality standards and specifications.

Measures workpiece for conformance to specifications.

Notifies supervisor of discrepancies.

Utilizes override control to correct conditions that are out of tolerance or operating unusually.

Adjusts machine feed and speed and changes cutters to machine parts according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions.

Machines materials other than metal, such as composites, plastic, and rubber.

Cleans machine, tooling, and parts.

Performs machine maintenance

Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications : To perform this job successfully, an individual must 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.

Education and/or Experience : One year certificate from college or technical school; or at least 1 year experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

You should be proficient in:

  • Production Setups
  • Manual machining
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Quality inspection
  • Preventive Maintenance

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • Manual Vertical Mill
  • Manual Lathe

Columbus McKinnon Corp. (via


2020 Country Club Rd

Wadesboro, NC
28170 USA



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