Manual Machinist needed for a machine & fabricating job shop with 3+ years experience able to operate manual lathes, vertical mills, horizontal boring mills and milling machines with personal tools. Full-time position with great benefits. Located in Baton Rouge, LA. Hours are Monday - Friday; 7am - 3:30pm with some overtime. Must pass drug screen & background check.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Include the following, however, other duties may apply.)
• Performs all tasks in a safe and responsible manner.
• Reads and interprets blueprints.
• Uses gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements.
• Uses precision tools, machinery and equipment such as lathe, vertical milling machine, onsite line boring, pump repairs, hydraulic cylinder and pump repairs, drill press, hydraulic press, chop saw, band saw, push and pull broaches and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.
• Fabricates and shapes parts such as tools and machine parts out of metal, plastics and composites
• Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures and removes holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials onto machines
• Recognizes, deploys and properly uses inserts, fixtures and tooling
• Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and
• Evaluate experimental procedures and recommend change or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production
• Ability to track parts and jobs
• Utilizes and abides by safety procedures
• Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations and instructions
Ability to move or transfer products with an overhead crane. Ability to lift 50 lbs. when
required. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand,
walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Employer-paid life insurance
Employer-paid disability insurance
Health, dental, and vision insurance available
401K with employer match
Educational reimbursement program
Generous personal leave policy, great benefits.
Must pass drug screen & background check.