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Production Machinist

Location : Worcester, MA
Job Type : Temp/Contract

Shifts and Compensation

  • 1st and 2nd shift available

  • $18.36 per hour

  • Shift differentials are $1.50 for 2nd shift


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up and operate limited variety of machine tools

  • Fit and/or assemble parts of machine given jobs

  • Operate conventional and/or computerized numerical control machines

  • Operate machining equipment (i.e., lathes, metal cutting saw, vertical millers, grinders)

  • Use various standard machine attachments (i.e., rotary tables, magnetic chicks, taper and universal milling attachments)

  • Machine adjustments according to pre-programmed requirements/clear work orders

  • Measure and maintaining calibrated instruments/tools (i.e., micrometers, verniers, gauges, indicators, scales)

  • Read and Interpret blueprints, program readouts, and technical directives to determine materials and cutting tools 

Required Qualifications :
Candidate Requirements

  • Understand raw materials and products (i.e., metals, resin, aluminum, steels, alloys and other composite materials/systems

  • Understand machining characteristics and parameters to select proper cutting tools

  • Be able to make general distinctions between materials (i.e.,simple steels, aluminum, ceramics)

  • Must be able able to move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance

  • Be able to stand for extended periods of time 

  • Candidate must have excellent senses of smell, sight, and touch.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

  • Minimum of 2 years machining experience and/or training

  • Technical school training, apprenticeship program or equivalent work experience operating CNC machines

  • Knowledge of basic mathematics, basic computer skills, and ability to read blue prints

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