• location: Exton, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $20 - $28 per hour
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job description


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


  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock in order to display placement of cuts.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and venire calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Machining Experience


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have completed a formal apprenticeship program.
  • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or automated tools and machines (lathes, grinders etc.).
  • Focus on manual machining methods such as vertical milling, turning and precision grinding preferred; tool making skills may also apply.
  • 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.
  • Occasionally lifting-up to 50 pounds and standing for up to 12 hours a day in something you can handle.
  • You are able to follow verbal and written instructions, directions and other communication in English.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, team environment, under pressure with time constrains while responding and adapting to change favorably and quickly.

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