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Machinist

Manufacturing

The Specialist Track - Machinist position produces machine parts using a variety of machinery and tools in a safe, efficient, and timely manner for specialized machine tool manufacturing. Personnel in the Specialist Track are direct labor personnel who are highly skilled in a specific trade who may also have limited skills in other trades and add value inside the manufacturing environment. This is a non-exempt hourly position in the Manufacturing Department. Candidates may be asked to work any shift, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as defined by Company needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Produce high quality machine parts in a safe, efficient, and timely manner
  • Work individually as well as with fellow employees to meet departmental efficiency, delivery, and quality goals
  • Follow direction and take criticism and/or praise in a professional manner
  • Identify, analyze, and solve problems and be able to reach acceptable and workable solutions
  • Exhibit the willingness to make decisions when appropriate, but also identify the proper times to defer decisions to Management when necessary
  • Perform a variety of tasks/duties that may change often
  • Perform any reasonable request, within qualifications, by Manufacturing Supervisors or any other Manager, necessary for the smooth, efficient operation of the factory and consistent production
  • Responsible for the performance of above mentioned duties with minimum supervision, as required, to the quality and safety standards acceptable by
  • Simmons Machine Tool Corporation
  • Reports to Machining & Fabrication Manager

Training and Opportunities:

Training and opportunity to learn and/or prove skills in the following disciplines include:

  • Technical Skills
  • Mechanical Skills
  • Electrical Skills
  • Commissioning Skills
  • Fabrication
  • Surface Prep/Treatment
  • Material Handling
  • Large Part/Piece Rigging
  • ERP Utilization
  • Quality
  • Project Coordination
  • Inventory

Additional Responsibilities:

This description reflects the principal functions of the job for the purpose of job evaluation. It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job nor shall be construed as giving exclusive responsibility for every function described.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Three (3) years’ experience as a journey-level machinist or completion of a recognized training program in the field of machining
  • H.S. Diploma required or G.E.D.
  • Proven knowledge in Shop Math and in the use of measuring instruments (micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, etc.)
  • Must be hardworking, reliable, honest, and take pride in workmanship
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining high quality performance
  • Must possess proven working knowledge of all types of Manual machine tools, CNC machine tools, and machine tooling (drills, taps, mills, etc.)
  • Ability to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy and use logical step-by-step procedures to complete tasks
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures and follow instructions
  • Good communication and self-motivational skills required
  • Ability to work in a typical manufacturing environment and use protective equipment to avoid common hazards such as safety belts and protective glasses
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Potentially stand for an entire working shift

Character, integrity, and trustworthiness are very important attributes that Simmons Machine Tool Corporation looks for in all candidates.

Please go to https://smtgroup.com/employment/ to apply. Resumes and cover letters can also be submitted by fax to 518-462-0371, or by regular mail to HR Dept., 1700 North Broadway, Albany, NY 12204. Telephone calls will not be accepted.

This is a Union shop.
Simmons offers a complete medical/health care plan, 401(K) and incentive programs.

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