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Manual Machinist

Houston, TX 77048

Posted: 09/01/2021 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 123

Job Description

A Hydraulic, Cylinder and Pumps company located in the 77048 area is looking for an experienced Manual Machinist.  
General Accountabilities
  • Plans machining, tolerances and sequences of operations by studying work orders, sample parts, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Sets-up lathes or mills .
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes;  sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; observing and listening to operating machines or equipment; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Confer with supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Execute other duties as directed by supervisors.
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
  • Dispose of scrap or waste material in accordance with company policies and environmental regulations.
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating action.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by adhering to company policies 

Job Qualifications
  • Required Experience: 5+ years on manual lathe machines and mill machines

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Operating – Uses conceptual and technical experience and skills to perform daily machining and set up activities; focuses on the job and exhibits a high attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work; Varies writing style to meet specific needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Physical Demands
  • Required to able to bend, lift, climb, sit, stand and walk.
  • Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 75 pounds)
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus
Monday through Friday some weekends required
Appropriate PPE required

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