Production Machinist


Manufacturing and Production

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Fort Eustis

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Branch Information

Virginia Beach - Coastal VA - (USA) 601 Thimble Shoals Blvd Suite 160 VA Newport News , VA - 23606 Phone : (757) 873-2260


(757) 873-2260

Job Description

Manpower is seeking experienced Production Machinists for PERMANENT, DIRECT HIRE positions in Newport News.

Production Machinist, minimum 2 years experience with fabrication machinery

* Communicates workflow and other key information to oncoming or relief operator at shift overlaps and shift changes to minimize delays.

* Reviews daily production schedules to assure knowledge of daily requirements.

* Set up automatic screw machines in area assigned, and verifies correct configuration at each shift change or product/component changeover.

* Conduct recovery of machines from cold starts, and power outages in addition to proper shutdown of machines as appropriate.

* Operate automated and manual manufacturing machines at required uptimes and first pass yields.

* Monitors and replaces metal working/turning tools at the required intervals. Notifies appropriate supervision and or technician of abnormal tool usage.

* Observes manufacturing equipment during operation to detect machinery malfunctions.

* Verifies manufacturing machining processes conform to functional and customer specifications.

* Prepares and records production performance data as required by the process and supervision and prepares appropriate written or computer based reports.

* Troubleshoot automated and manual manufacturing equipment as required to achieve required uptimes and first pass yields.

* Assists maintenance repair personnel in equipment repair.

* Conduct routine minor and preventative maintenance of machinery such as general adjustments, tooling replacement, and collet adjustment.


* A minimum of a high school education or equivalent GED is required.

* Must be computer literate and keyboard proficient.

* Must be able to utilize basic shop floor math combined with writing skills to prepare various shop floor reports and data input sheets.

* Must be proficient in basic Metric to English unit conversions.

* Must have good manual dexterity and excellent visual acuity.

* Must be willing to work day and night shifts as scheduled.

* Must be a good listener and be able to follow directions with minimal supervision.

* Must be able to work daily as a team member in an industrial environment.

* Must be able to lift and carry (unassisted) 25 pounds for a distance of at least 100 feet.

* Must be able to demonstrate use of basic hand tools such as box end wrenches and screw drivers.

* Must be able to read and work effectively from blueprints, and engineering drawings utilizing geometric dimensioning and tolerating.

* Must be able to utilize and work effectively from basic machine layout drawings to setup and troubleshoot automated metal machining equipment.

Apply today and be considered immediately! Offers of employment will be contingent on assessments and background check/drug screening.