Machinist (Apprentice or Journeyman)

Title Machinist (Apprentice or Journeyman)
Job Type Fulltime
Salary $16-20/hr or DOE
Location Fremont, CA

Client Description:  Our client is a leading, fast-growing green-technology company.

Position Summary:  The Apprentice or Journeyman Machinist will report to the Manufacturing Manager and will be primarily responsible for machining fabrication of our client’s product components.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set-up and operation of close precision production using manual horizontal lathes, mills and vertical lathes
  • Perform set-up and first piece/cut inspections
  • Perform periodic maintenance to equipment
  • Coordinate with supervisor to ensure work is accurately defined, planned and executed
  • Identify cost reduction and productivity improvement opportunities to supervisor

Essential/Desired Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma (required)
  • Associates Degree in Manufacturing or related experience (desired)
  • First-hand exposure to a manual machining environment
  • Working knowledge of band saws, drill presses and hand tools (desired)
  • Knowledge of various speeds and feeds to cut various materials
  • Previous metal fabrication experience preferred
  • Previous experience in welding a plus
  • Tinkering type of personality- roll up the sleeves mentality
  • Autonomous problem solver
  • Team player- able to communicate effectively
  • Optimistic and positive in nature- this person needs to see errors and broken objects as something to solve, not as a burden
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