Manual Machinist III – $3,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Position Summary

The Manual Machinist III sets up and operates conventional, special purpose machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts.

7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday- Friday; additional hours as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, and grinders
  • Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, and depth and angle of cut.
  • Efficiently machine Complex–High Precision Parts using Manual Machines
  • Thoroughly measure and inspect parts per engineering specifications, drawings or written instructions

Additional Duties

  • Efficiently load material and parts for unattended machining
  • Program & operate Numerically controlled machining centers
  • Design & manufacture advanced & complicated fixturing
  • As assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondences, and speak effectively with employees
  • Must be able to read and understand engineering blueprints
  • Knowledge of speeds and feeds for machining all types of metals
  • Skilled in the use of micrometers, calipers, and other inspection tools
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry and trigonometry
  • Knowledge of metric conversion; able to work in Metric and English units
  • Advanced knowledge of Geometric & Dimensional Tolerancing and efficient in Finishing Techniques
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner to meet production goals and minimize scrap

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-year certificate from college or technical school or apprenticeship program in Machine Shop technology;
  • or ten or more years related experience and/or training
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements

  • Work is generally performed near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles
  • Frequently exposed to vibration
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock
  • Noise level is loud
  • The employee is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


  • $3,000.00 Sign-On Bonus payable in two installments: the first half paid after 90 days and the second half paid after 6 months.
  • Competitive Pay
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • 401(k) Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Company Paid Disability & Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Financial & Retirement Planning Resources

Note: The above Job Description is representative of the responsibilities and qualifications necessary to be successful in this role. It does not encompass every job duty or responsibility; other tasks may be assigned as necessary. Further the job description does not alter the at-will nature of employment with the organization and does not create a contract of employment.

What You’ll Love About Us

Here at Kiski Precision we have built our business around providing the ultimate customer experience. The sense of accomplishment that comes from knowing our customers are satisfied is our key motivation and what drives our success and keeps our customers coming back. The secret to that model is our employees, and we pride ourselves in our vast collection of knowledge and application expertise on our team. Our people and our dedication to customer service are what have enabled our achievements and we strive to share that success back with our employees. Through tools like our profit-sharing program and our health benefit plans, we are focused on rewarding results and ensuring employee well-being. As we look to the future our commitment to top-notch talent remains paramount. If you’re interested in joining our growing team, apply today!

Job Type: Full-Time