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We plan on hiring a professional and experienced Machinist to join our Production team. 

As a Machinist, you will operate a variety of different operating machines to perform the assigned activities. You will also repair or produce precision parts using both manuals, as well as, automated equipment by following exact measurements. 

You must be skilled and must possess an eye for detail and manual dexterity. You must have the know-how of mathematics and mechanics, and have excellent knowledge of all the safety precautions. Your objective will be to ensure effective operations and also optimize all vital procedures.

If you feel you have the skill and experience to carry out this role diligently, we would love to meet you.


  • Review, samples, drawing or instructions that understand specifications of output

  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job.

  • Take proper measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping.

  • Select suitable machines, for instance, tools and machines lathes and position or load materials for a job.

  • Perform regular machine maintenance and also repair minor damages, if any

  • Keep records of defective and approved units along with final output to ensure consistency.

  • Check output to ensure uniformity with specifications and discard defects.

  • Determine and also program machine’s speed and size of batches, etc

  • Monitor the machines while working to adjust the feed, maintain proper temperature and also identify problems


  • High school diploma.

  • Proven work experience as a Machinist, Machine Operator, or a similar role in the Production Department.

  • Experience in using and/or programming manuals, semi-automated, or automated tools or machines.

  • Ability to make use of the machine tools to produce precision metals.

  • Strong understanding of the properties of metal along with other materials.

  • Ability to read manuals, schematics, and blueprints.

  • Good at analytics and mathematics.

  • Excellent strength and stamina to lift heavy items.

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