Lathe Machinist

Sultan, WA 98294 | Temporary

Post Date: 08/14/2018 Job ID: 00007F73 Industry: Other Pay Rate: 30.00
Lathe Machinist

SmartTalent in hiring for our client in Sultan. Ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience as a Machinist (must have lathe experience) Must have high mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity. Must be looking for full time work.

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Without technical supervision, safely performs the most complex machining and fitting of all kinds of parts, tools, and machines in support of production operations or job shop machining. Lays-out work from blueprints, sketches, and written specifications. Sets-up and operates all available machine tools and performs progressive machining operations on work involving very close tolerances or unusual requirements. Determines operation sequences. Uses skillfully all machinists' hand tools and measuring instruments. Familiar with working properties of all materials. Programs Fanuc and Okuma CNC machine tools in the course of making parts. Fits and assembles where necessary.

Essential Functions

1. Run dispatch list; understand and decipher part numbers.
2. Follow work instructions, drawings, established quality standards, and established safety protocols.
3. Set-up and operate a variety of machining equipment, including but not limited to: CNC lathe, CNC mill, conventional lathe, conventional mill, etc. Perform set-up of machinery for others.
4. Coordinate the work flow for Machinist I s and Machinist II s to ensure work is performed in the most efficient manner and that all orders are produced according to schedule.
5. Coordinate rush orders into daily schedule and assign tasks to appropriate machinist or machine operator.
6. Train Machinist I s and Machinist II s on the use of the machines and equipment within the department, as well as how to inspect the finished product for defects or others quality issues.

Minimum Qualifications
1. High School Diploma or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
2. 5+ years of experience in a machinist or production role or technical college
3. Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
4. Can properly use and read a tape measure, micrometer, calipers, and any other measuring tools
5. Ability to handle small tools, power tools, and equipment
6. Ability to read drawings/blueprints/sketches
7. Must have a great eye for detail to ensure shipment of high quality products
8. High mechanical aptitude
9. High degree of manual dexterity
10. Apply knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures daily
11. Computer experience required

This is a Temp to hire opportunity. Hourly pay is $25-$30 an hour DOE. Shift is Mon-Thurs 4: 00am 2: 30pm. Upon conversion, they offer full benefits (100% paid premium for medical). During the temporary period SmartTalent offers an ACA compliant healthcare plan as well as a supplemental plan.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career and have the experience listed above, please send us a copy of your resume with job title in the subject line to the email listed.

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