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Manual Machinist

Motion Industries
Inman, SC
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Under general supervision, sets up, operates, and adjusts various types of conventional
or automatic machines including lathes, drill presses, grinders, and other precision
equipment. Works from drawings and written instructions to create replacement and new
parts in making repairs to metal parts as well as for experimental apparatus or prototype
equipment. Work is typically routine, but may at times require interpretation or deviation
from standard procedures.

• Machines parts to specifications, using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines,
shapers or grinders. Sets up, adjusts or operates basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.
• Measures, examines or tests completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers. Calculates dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or Vernier calipers.
• Monitors the feed and speed of machines during the machining process. Maintains machine tools in proper operational condition. Operates equipment to verify operational efficiency.
• Studies sample parts, blueprints, drawings or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
• Uses Acer and Proto Track mills to make more complex parts.
• Lays out, measures and marks metal stock to display placement of cuts. Fits and assembles parts to make or repair machine tools. Sets up or operates metalworking, brazing, heat-treating, welding or cutting equipment.
• Installs repaired parts into equipment or install new equipment. Checks work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated or cooled.
• Designs fixtures, tooling or experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
• Supports metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics. Prepare working sketches for the illustration of product appearance.
• Tests experimental models under simulated operating conditions for purposes such as development, standardization or feasibility of design. Install experimental parts or assemblies, such as hydraulic systems, electrical wiring, lubricants or batteries into machines or mechanisms.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Typically requires a high school diploma or GED and three (3) to five (5) years of shop
experience or an equivalent combination.

• Knowledge of various metals and measurements used in machining processes required.
• Knowledge of machinist, CAD and/or CAM software required.
• Knowledge of mathematics and its application required.
• Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods required.
• Knowledge of monitoring gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly required.
• Capable to independently fabricate parts out of sheet metal and Lexan.

Requires manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, and multi-limb coordination. Ability to live
50 pounds or more and stand for extended periods of time.

Motion Industries offers an excellent benefits package which includes options for healthcare
coverage, 401(k), tuition, reimbursement, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.


Motion Industries

Inman, SC
29349 USA



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