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Senior Support Machinist

Job ID: JRA21522
Date Posted: May 6, 2022
Segment: Industry
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Remote: No

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As a Senior Machinist you will operate various pieces of equipment to support our operation.  Your work will help Skilled Trades, Applications, Controls, and Mechanical Engineering teams to design, build, program, and deploy custom automated equipment and solutions. The innovative solutions we work on offer diverse experiences that will strengthen your skills and challenge your abilities. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Set up and operate machine tools such as mills, lathes, grinders, and drill press. 

  • Read blueprints and machines metallic and nonmetallic parts to print tolerances. 

  • Calculate feeds and speeds, adjusts for cutting conditions to optimize processing. 

  • Import CAD data and use CAM software to program CNC machining centers. 

  • Perform preventative maintenance on machines and maintains the housekeeping of the work area to the 5S shop standard. 

  • Promote teamwork for problem solving. 

  • Mentor entry level machinists and machining apprentices to develop their machining skills. 

  • Complete jobs according to the machining schedule to ensure on time delivery. 

  • Adapt and respond quickly to unplanned jobs to meet customer needs. 

  • Clearly communicate technical information to other machinists and managers.

Note: This list of responsibilities is not inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.  

What You’ll Bring: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent required. 

  • 4 years prior industrial experience preferred. 

  • Completed 4-year apprenticeship program, or 16,000 hours combined education and experience as a minimum. 

Skills You’ll Have: 

  • Strong conventional machining skills & mechanical skills. 

  • Trained to run typical shop equipment such as lathe, mill, grinder, and drill press. 

  • Well-rounded knowledge of custom machines. 

Other Details: 

  • Ability to maintain a steady pace while bending, kneeling, climbing ladders, and climbing onto and beneath machines. 

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as required. 

  • Ability to obtain a Hi-Lo (Fork Lift), Aerial Platform and Overhead Crane license, along with Lock Out Tag Out training, while employed at JR. 

  • Ability to provide own hand tools and tool box suitable for the job (a list of those recommended will be provided). 

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