Machinist

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Location
Willis, Texas
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 13.00 per hour, $13 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_18811
Contact
Katherine Kleemann, Spherion
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Job Description

Job brief

We are looking for a skilled Machinist to operate a variety of machines to perform assigned tasks. You will produce or repair precision parts using both manual and automated equipment and accurate measurements.

A great machinist needs to possess manual dexterity and an eye for detail. They must also have knowledge of mathematics and mechanics as well as respect for safety precautions.

The goal is to ensure effective production operations and optimize procedures.

Responsibilities

Review samples, drawings or instructions to understand specifications of output
Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job
Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
Select appropriate machines (e.g. lathes) and position or load material for a job
Determine and program size of batches, speed of machine etc.
Monitor machine while working to adjust the feed, maintain temperature and identify issues
Check output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defects
Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages

Working hours: 2nd and 3rd shift hours only

Skills:
Requirements

Proven experience as machinist
Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (lathes, grinders etc.)
Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements
Knowledge of the properties of metal and other material
Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
Good at math with analytical abilities
Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items
High school diploma or equivalent

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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