Job Description

Growing, entrepreneurial-minded metals company is looking to add experienced Machinists to it's team.  Based in the Richmond, VA, area, the company provides custom high-quality texturing services for engraved rolls and plates. The company manufactures certain rolls and machines for use in web processing systems; provides embossed rolls and plates, laser engraving, and gravure print cylinders; rolls for coating, laminating, printing, embossing, heat transfer, and web transport for products ranging from light films to heavy gauge metals.

Machinists will utilize machine tools (manual and/or computer numerically controlled/CNC) such as milling machines, saws, cylindrical grinders, lathes, and other shop equipment to produce steel rolls and parts in conforming to blueprints and engineering specifications. The process includes removal of excess material, burrs from surface, buffing, honing or polishing. Machinists apply their knowledge of working components of metal/steel and their ability with machine tools to deliver products precise to specification.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Analyze work orders, job specifications, blueprints and details.
  • Lift and safely position workpieces with hoists and secure on machine.
  • Properly set up and adjust machine controls according to specification.
  • Safely operate lathes, milling machines, saws, grinders and other shop tools.
  • Observe machine operations to detect any problems, making necessary adjustments as needed.
  • Comply with safety training, disciplines, and company initiatives.
  • Push steel rolls on transport dollies and/or safe operation of forklift when needed.
Education, Experience, Skills, and Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED; Vocational/Technical training to journeyman certification with 5+ years machine shop experience.
  • Prior work history in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Detail focused with abilities to effectively operate machinery with controlled precision, attaining optimal performance and quality results.
  • Extensive experience with shop theory and math, blueprint reading, and measuring instruments.
  • Mechanical aptitude, practical use of tools and equipment, PPE, and compliance with safety initiatives.
  • Effective, operational knowledge of machine shop tools, power tools, and other equipment.
  • Ability to listen to and understand information, as well as comprehension of written communication, job details, drawings, and instructions.
  • Ability to identify differences, issues, or to detect changes in operational performance.
  • Ability to safely operation overhead hoists and maneuver in a factory environment.

Application Instructions

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