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Sr. Machinist

Newark, (none selected)

Posted: 10/17/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Mechanical & Manufacturing Job Number: KT5983020830 Pay Rate: $114,000 - $145,000

Job Description

Sr. Prototype Machinist

We're seeking a highly motivated Sr. Prototype Machinist with an understanding of fundamental shop knowledge who can be mentored. This position will report to the Machine Shop Supervisor. The ideal candidate is extremely hands-on with solid experience in CNC and manual machining.

The Role:

    • Work from solid models, technical drawings, engineering sketches, and other such documentation to produce a variety of prototype and production parts
    • Analyze written specifications, drawings, rough sketches, and verbal instructions to determine operation sequences
    • Work with tolerances of +/- .10 mm in most cases with less frequent requirements of +/-.01 mm
    • Set up and operate manual mills and lathes with proficiency
    • Finish, deburr and clean parts as required
    • Verify part conformance using machinist's measuring instruments
    • Maintain a tidy and safe work environment
    • Develop and maintain supportive, professional relationships with technicians, designers and engineers


    • 5+ years experience as a Machinist
    • Some degree of proficiency with MasterCam, Fusion 360 or other CAM software, along with parametric programming-macros using G/M code
    • Machine setup and operation including tool setup
    • Ability to machine parts to specification working from CAD files, mechanical drawings and sketches
    • Ability to read, understand, and create technical mechanical drawings, including orthographic projections, sectional views, part notes and dimensions and tolerances
    • Skills in workpiece fixturing
    • Understanding of milling, turning, single-point threading, knurling, broaching, grinding, cutting, etc. and detailed functional knowledge of most common machine shop tools and machines
    • Familiarity with the setup of manual milling machines and lathes, including squaring vises, tramming heads, use of dividing head, rotary table
    • Understanding of metrology, GD&T and the ability to use conventional machinist's measuring instruments
    • Ability to perform calculations using geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and basic mathematics
    • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines


    • Completion of AA degree or equivalent is a plus
    • Welding experience a plus

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