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Legal Address - DUNKIRK, MD
Full Time


The Machinist works directly with the maintenance department to support production. They fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. They write basic CNC programs, modify existing programs, and tend CNC machines. The machinist must work with a high level of accuracy and efficiency to design and manufacture custom welding fixtures and machine tooling given the desired part or product.



  • Use specialty machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, and CNC machining centers to produce precision parts
  • Knowledge of set-up, operation, and inspection of typical machine shop equipment (such as listed above)
  • Work together with Product Design Fabricator to create custom robot welding fixtures for production
  • Write basic CNC programs, modify existing programs, and tend CNC machines
  • Read and interpret CAD drawings and specifications
  • Able to work with tolerances as specified on drawings
  • Process work order requests from production, engineering, and other departments for items to be made using specialty machine tools.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Active Learning- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  • Critical thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Complex Problem Solving- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Judgment and Decision Making- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Operations Analysis- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of oneself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively


  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas by speaking so others will understand
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness- The Ability to keep the hand and arm, steady when moving the arm or while holding the arm and hand in one position.
  • Control Precision- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions.
  • Manual Dexterity- The ability to quickly move hands, move hands and arms together, and use two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects
  • Finger Dexterity- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
  • Multi-limb Coordination- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, and walking.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for 8 hours per day; walk; sit occasionally; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; have balance; and be able to stoop, kneel, talk and hear. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


At least 2 years experience working with machining equipment as a machinist, machine setter, operator, or tender.