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We plan on hiring a professional Machinist who will operate a variety of different machines to perform the assigned activities. You will repair or produce precision parts using both manuals, as well as, automated equipments and 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. The objective is 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 drawings, samples, or instructions that help understand specifications of output

  • Plan the sequence of vital actions required for the completion of a job

  • Take proper measurements and mark material for shaping or cutting

  • Select suitable machines, for instance, 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 products

  • Check output to ensure uniformity with specifications and also 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

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

  • Ability to make use of the best precision tools

  • Understanding the properties of metal along with other materials

  • Ability to read manuals, schematics, and blueprints

  • Good at analytics and mathematics

  • Have strength and stamina to lift heavy items

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