IDEX Machinist in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Title: Machinist

Business Unit: Gast

Location:

2300 Hwy. M-139

Benton Harbor, Michigan, 49022

United States

Function: Operations

Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The individual in this position is responsible for setting up and operating various machines to produce parts. The position requires the individual to work from blueprints, setup instructions, SPC charts, and route sheets to make quality parts using preset tooling.

Qualifications:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Calculate dimensions or tolerances using instruments

  • Use a wide range of precision gauges and measuring instruments to set up, operate, and periodically check work

  • Verifies and adjusts processes to SPC requirements

  • Responsible for operating at prescribed performance levels

  • Ensures parts are consistent with quality standards

  • Notifies manager of defective material or faulty operations

  • Aids in maintaining proper flow within the work cell

  • Promotes customer and supplier communications to assist in improved quality

  • Ability to assist in the certification process

  • Maintains upkeep of equipment

  • Performs other duties as requested

  • Meet and exceed established team metrics

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrates experience and knowledge in the manufacturing and/or industrial industry

  • Exhibits experience in reading blueprints, and using measuring equipment

  • Self-starter, maintains high ethical standards

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Ability to work well under pressure and time constraints

  • Willing to learn new procedures and be involved in the training process for other individuals

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask as needed

  • Exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to operate computers

  • Knowledge of machine tools, including their designs, uses, and maintenance

  • Knowledge of the production process and quality control

  • Ability to read and write in English

  • Capable of following verbal and written instructions

  • Possess organization skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift, push, pull up to 70 pounds frequently

  • Ability to operate standard powered industrial trucks

  • Operate CNC Machines

  • Candidate must have the ability to work varying shifts, including weekends

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Work in a non-climate controlled environment

  • Work with chemicals including coolant, oils, lubricants, paints, cleaners, and caustics

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to operate a computer, fax machine, and other office equipment

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Networking or remote troubleshooting experience is a plus

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB. THE JOB DESCRIPTION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMPLETE LISTING OF ALL MISCELLANEOUS,

INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DUTIES THAT MAY BE ASSIGNED DURING NORMAL OPERATIONS.

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 918