Position Title: Machinist
Department: Systems Manufacturing 
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager

Position Summary 

Responsible for the machining and fitting of parts and assemblies according to blueprints, written or verbal specifications with minimal supervision.

Primary Responsibilities 

  1. Efficiently produce parts by setting up and operating machine shop equipment.
  2. Make fixtures and tooling as needed to complete jobs.
  3. Complete alignment and quality checks using basic measuring devices.
  4. Recommend design improvements and process changes with limited supervision.
  5. Responsible for machine maintenance.
  6. Assist and train other staff personnel in machining and other tasks related to machining.
  7. Complete special projects as required.
  8. Honeycomb assembly

Hiring Qualifications

  • Technical school graduate in a related field or equivalent technical training.
  • Ability to work from blueprints, layout drawings, sketches and verbal instructions required.
  • Proficient in the use of hand power tools and basic measuring devices.
  • Experience using machine tools such as lathes and mills very desirable.
  • Experience reading and wiring to electrical schematics a plus
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting up to 50 lb.
  • Occasionally 3-4 hours at a time of standing or sitting, also bending, crouching, overhead reaching and stooping for lesser periods.
  • Intermittent exposures to safe levels of cleaning solutions, acetone, epoxies, solvents, alcohols and lead (solder smoke).
  • Ability to work with small parts.
  • Good eye sight and good hand dexterity.

All Preco, Inc. employees are empowered to stop production and notify their supervisor/manager if an unsafe act or product quality concern is occurring.  Also, each member of the Preco – Somerset team is responsible for identifying continuous improvement opportunities and participating in problem-solving teams as necessary.

To Apply 

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This position is located in Somerset, WI