Manual Machinist 1 - Round Rock, TX
Round Rock, TX
Valex Corp is looking for a Machinist to join its growing shop in Round Rock, Texas. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: setting up and operating mills, as well as conventional and numerical control mills and lathes; performance of close tolerance machining and assembly, as well as conventional and numerical control mills and lathes; operate rotating machinery and other machines, including vertical mill and horizontal turning lathe; measure, mark, and scribe dimensions on material as template for machining; determine tool type and set machines for proper speed, feed, and coolant flow to optimize machine; inspect and replace machine consumables and evaluate operation to certify performance is adequate; collaborate with Engineering to design and use holding fixtures, cutting tools, and attachments to benefit machines; work with highly complex parts parts that include many angles, surfaces, pockets, steps, and related features on different plane; comply with all safety and environmental policies and laws; and work as a team member to aid others in encouraging and maintaining high department standards, including quality and on-time delivery goals.
Successful candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalency and 5+ year's machining work. A certificate from an accredited college or technical school in welding and/or machining is preferred. Must have good math skills and be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers and decimals, as well as apply concepts of trigonometry. Must be able to calculate tool offsets and maintain dimensional tolerances less than or equal to +/- .001. Must be able to troubleshoot machine code and programs. Must be able to interpret blueprints, sketches, and drawings to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces. Must have working knowledge of print reading (knowledge of GD&T preferred), intermediate PC skills for manufacturing, and working knowledge of 6S and lean principles. Must be able to effectively communicate with others in English verbally and in writing, as well as comprehend simple and complex instructions.
The pay rate for this position is up to $30.00 per hour depending on experience. $2,000 sign-on bonus payable after successful completion of probation period!