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Vigor: Machinist needed, Pension, 401K, highly competitive pay and benefits package.

Department: Machine Shop
Location: Vancouver, WA

Vigor Works 

Job Description   

Job Title:     Machinist                     

Location: Vancouver            

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly                 

Reports To: Foreman or assigned supervisor                                        

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Working in a team environment, sets up and operates machines and machining centers to produce parts per the activity order’s requirements. The expectation of the employee will be to demonstrate an on-going proven performance in quality, throughput, attendance, punctuality, accuracy, good housekeeping skills and shop safety culture.

Proven experience and solid references and ability to pass thorough background screening are required.  

-Steady Work                       -Competitive Pay               -Paid Holidays                       -Paid Vacation

-Union Shop                         -Medical & - Dental            -Pension Plan                       -401(k)                                                                 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Machine parts to print and within budget using shop equipment.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Has strong print reading skills and a fundamental knowledge of GD&T(i.e. flatness, parallelism, perpendicularity).
  • Has ability to set up and run basic jobs w/no supervision and complex jobs w/ some supervision on a variety of shop equipment.
  • Has a good working knowledge of speeds and feeds, tools/insert identification, appropriate use of cutting tools
  • Good understanding of shop math (I.e. Calculate speeds/feeds, Pythagorean theorem, geometry)
  • Basic upkeep and preventative maintenance of the machine as required.
  • Capable of overhead crane operations and rigging.
  • Strong understanding of G and M codes. Can proofread ,manipulate and edit programs as needed. Can hand write simple programs.
  • Appropriate care and use of standard shop measuring equipment. Can independently inspect parts to print.

TOOLS REQUIRED: 

  • Has his/her own basic tools such as test indicator, travel indicator, calipers, edge finder, dead blow hammer, scientific calculator, 123 blocks, combination square, machinist handbook, etc…

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: 

  • None

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

  • This person needs to be driven towards continual improvement. Can also mentor lower level peers as needed.
  • Practice and emphasize values and a culture that places the highest standard on workplace safety, housekeeping and quality of workmanship.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions, regarding daily functions, safety rules, regulations, and possible hazardous conditions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

  • 2 years minimum experience

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: 

  • None required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • The physical demands for this position require continual standing, walking and using fine motor skills for the operation of tools and machinery. 
  • Ability to lift, carry 60Lbs. May require some lifting or assistance with heavy equipment. Occasionally requires t twisting, turning, bending, climbing, and walking over uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   

  • The work is performed inside a shop in which machines are continually running generating varying degrees of noise.
  • Work may involve use of chemicals, coolants, greases, solvents, petroleum and vapors and fumes.
  • Proper PPE will be provided as necessary.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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