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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
25.00 Per Hour
Ogden, Utah
United States
Skilled Labor
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
103 Gamma Drive

Machinist I (2353)

Job Summary

Sets up and operates machines and machining centers to fabricate parts; fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques.

Essential Functions

  • Studies blueprints, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Verifies conformance of processes or work piece to specifications.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers.
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, depth and angle of cut; enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using precision measurements, including micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks.
  • Sets up and operates machine trial run to verify accuracy of settings or programmed control data.
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Confers with engineers, production, or programmers, to resolve machining or assembly problems.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on machines as scheduled and required for TPM.
  • Works individually and as a team to develop and implement quality and efficiency improvements.
  • Conducts tests and inspections of products, or processes to evaluate quality or performance; examines products or work to verify conformance to specifications.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is designated to a production floor location and frequently works near moving mechanical parts and exposed to dust, heat and sounds and noise levels that may be distracting or uncomfortable.

May require exposure to hazardous equipment or physical hazards; requires wearing protective and/or safety equipment. Safety glasses with side shields and steel-toe shoes are required in all areas of the production floor.

May work at different workstations as production needs require or shift from one work cell to another during the production process. Work requires meeting performance deadlines and being exact or highly accurate; requires face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams and working with others in a group or team.

Required Skills:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with production processes, machines and/or tools.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, proportions and decimals. Ability and understanding of various measuring devices in meeting drawing dimensions and specifications.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, work orders, work instructions, diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
  • Work requires continual attention to detail in follow through, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines

Required Experience:

Forklift certification / Electrical Basics I and II coursework may be required