Position: Tool Room Machinist Description: Full-time Tool Room Machinist job opening for Kalamazoo manufacturer of mechanical cable and wire controls used for trucking, agricultural, industrial and marine applications. The ideal candidate will have previous tool and die and machining experience and be willing to participate in continuous improvement efforts in our team environment. Required Duties:
Builds or repairs fixtures, jigs, tooling and dies used in our assembly, molding and zinc die-cast departments, ensuring customer end product conforms to specifications.
Setup and operation of machine shop tools, including CNC milling, EDM, lathes and grinders.
Ability to work from blueprints, verbal or written instructions, or from the actual part to be reproduced.
Encourages manufacturing process improvements through tooling and automation proposals.
Coordinates tool room requisitions with department supervisors and assists with problem solving in a fast-paced and diverse manufacturing environment.
Assists maintenance department with equipment servicing by making or repairing parts.
Manufactures prototype parts for engineering department.
Welding and brazing skills are a plus.
Regular punctuality and attendance is essential for the successful performance of this position.
Prior experience in a similar role, with references.
Pass pre-employment drug screen test.
Shift is 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday-Friday.
Insurance benefits available.
Well established local company, with roots going back to 1897.
Convenient factory location near downtown Kalamazoo.