Snelling Staffing Services

Manual Machinist

Light Industrial - Lapeer, MI - Full Time

Our client, an established and growing metal fabricating company located in Lapeer is seeking a Manual Machinist.  The Manual Machinist will operate manual mills, lathes, and grinders to fabricate custom metal products.  The Manual Machinist reports to the Quality Supervisor.

The pay range for the Manual Machinist is between $41,600 - $58,240 per year.  The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., with overtime during peak periods.

This is a direct-hire opportunity.

Manual Machinist Job Duties:

  • Review samples, drawings or instructions to understand specifications of output
  • 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

Manual Machinist Job Requirements:

  • 1 year minimum of related machining experience
  • GED or High School Diploma

Manual Machinist Skills Needed:

  • 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
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals

Snelling has been serving the local metro Detroit area for the past 30 years and has built incredibly strong partnerships with our clients, candidates and employees. 

Manual Machinist Benefits:

  • Personal time off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401K

Interested and qualified candidates for the opening should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible and qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview.

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