Manual Machinist – Madisonville, KY

Ability to operate and set up manually controlled machines efficiently and productively.

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Job Summary

Location:Madisonville, KY

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIITIES:

  1. Ability to read blueprints and shop drawings.
  2. Uses precision tools, machinery, and equipment such as lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, chop saw, band saw, and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.
  3. Ability to use measuring tools proficiently (Mics ID and OD, calipers, thread mics and wires) to meet tolerance requirements.
  4. Knowledgeable in hydraulic terminology (example: gland, piston, port, retract, extend, wiper).
  5. Know different thread forms (internal, external, standard, or metric) and able to machine the like.  Make gauges if necessary.
  6. Know port machining and hydraulic fitting sizes and description.
  7. Know seal identification and machining of tolerance specifications (examples: O-ring, wiper, seal, wear band).
  8. Machine knowledge of different metals.
  9. Familiar with tooling, cemented, index able, threading, etc.
  10. Must have machinist tools to perform job.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Must have High School Diploma or equivalent.
    2. Must have minimum of three (3) years of experience in manufacturing and operations.
    3. Performs work under minimal supervision.
    4. Ability to work as part of a team.
    5. Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
    6. Proven ability to meet deadlines and follow directions.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Ability to perform the essential job duties consistent safely and successfully with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    2. Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
    3. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
    4. Frequent walking and/or standing is required.
    5. Frequent bending, pushing/pulling, lifting/carrying of parts.
    6. Ability to work safely and adhere to the Swanson Safety System in daily job duties.

     

    Benefits

    Full-time position

    Benefits-eligible: medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, paid vacation, etc.

    Swanson Industries, Inc. is a global leader in engineered hydraulics, providing hydraulic cylinder manufacturing, remanufacturing, and repair services for the mining and mobile industries. We are poised for continuous growth as we expand our global presence. For more information, visit www.swansonindustries.com!

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