welding | Machinist: Afternoon Shift in Alexandria, MN

Machinist: Afternoon Shift

  • Douglas Machine
  • 600 11th Ave W
  • Alexandria, MN 56308
  • Full-Time



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The Machinist position requires a technical degree in Machine Tool Technology and some work experience including an internship or equivalent. Under direct supervision, operates more than one type of machine tool such as mills, drill presses, lathes etc., on machining operations with a low to moderate degree of difficulty in support of production operations.

Second Shift hours would be Monday- Thursday, 3pm - 1 am

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Receives specific machining instructions from blueprints and machine drawings.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and part drawings and machine to specifications
  • Familiar with sending and receiving programs to and from network
  • Performs as many second operations as possible, stamping part numbers and deburring during machine cycle time.
  • Checks machine parts to insure that they meet proper size, shape or tolerance specs.
  • Performs routine maintenance.
  • Uses micrometers and other measuring tools and devices to assure tolerances are held.
  • Sets up, operates, and programs a broad range of production work involving close tolerances and set ups that are exacting utilizing both vice work and fixturing techniques that are somewhat involved and have a low to moderate degree of difficulty.
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to continue expanding his/her skills by pursuing training and cross training in all areas of the Machine Shop as availability of equipment allows.
  • Must demonstrate the flexibility to operate any equipment or perform any operations to maintain part throughput according to priority and due dates within the assigned cell.
  • Responsible for complying with all safety policies and procedures.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability and desire to grow and take on new challenges/opportunities
  • Excellent work history
  • Able to set up basic tooling; write and execute basic programs
  • Able to read and understand blue prints
  • Able to read and use precision measuring tools
  • Able to learn and understand job methods and instructions in a timely manner
  • Team player with a can-do attitude
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Able to do accurate work
  • EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    Technical degree in Machine Tool Technology or related field and some machining work experience such as an internship or High school diploma / GED and 2 years of relevant machining experience or equivalent preferred.


    Associated topics: automated machinery, cnc, cnc machine, cnc machining, computer aided design, computer numeric control, computer aided manufacturing, machine operator, precision machining, programming


    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.