Manual Machinist

Ayer, MA 01432

Posted: 10/09/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 172237 Pay Rate: $16.00

The Manual Machinist will set up and operate manual equipment: Drill Press, Bridgeport, Clausing sv/mill, Band Saw and Vertical Press.

Performs assigned tasks in a safe manner, avoiding all unsafe practices.

Performs internal quality control of machining procedures.

Sets up and performs jobs based on shop practices and procedures.

Inspects finished product and uses measuring devices and drawing to inspect parts to meet required specifications.

Corrects defects as required.

Adjusts tools.

Operates machines and produces parts of varying complexity.

Sets up equipment with appropriate stops, clamps, fixtures and tooling.

Completes required documentation and drawings at completion of the job.

Provides input into resolution of machining problems.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

High School Diploma or GED required

3 years minimum experience in a metal fabrication environment.

Must be able work from written and verbal instructions under minimal supervision.

Must possess a solid work history with the willingness to learn our manufacturing processes.

Knowledgeable and experienced in the many processes associated with a fabrication shop, from light-gauge sheet metal to heavy plate. 

English language skills preferred

Knowledge of basic machining practices.

Ability to use hand tools, micrometers, calipers, indicators, etc.

Ability to set up and operate manual equipment: Drill Press, Bridgeport, Clausing sv/mill, Band Saw and Vertical Press.

Ability to read and interpret drawings accurately read and interpret measuring devices.


HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Katie Day

Katie Day is a recruiter with HKA Enterprises. While Katie recruits for all industries, her favorite is craft & light industrial. Her advice for job seekers is "Ask questions. Follow up. Don’t be late."

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