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Lead Machinist

Louisa, VA 23093

Employment Type: Contract To Perm Industry: Machinery Operator - Production Job Number: JJ9251678628 Pay Rate: $20-28 / hour

Job Description

Lead Machinist
Automation Personnel Services seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Machinist to join a dynamic team in Louisa, VA. The ideal candidate will be fluent in all aspects of machining, including both CNC and manual machining processes. This role involves leading a crew of 5 to 6 employees, so the ideal candidate should have some experience in a leadership position and excellent communication skills. If you are a team player, have a diverse skill set, and are looking for a new challenge, we encourage you to apply.

Pay Rate
Up to $28.00 per hour, based on experience

Schedule and hours
7 am-3:30 pm

Lead Machinist Duties & Responsibilities
• Oversee CNC and manual machining operations for high-quality parts.
• Supervise and support a team of 5-6 machinists.
• Coordinate work assignments with the production manager to meet goals and deadlines.
• Conduct quality control inspections on materials and parts.
• Troubleshoot machining issues to minimize downtime and maintain efficiency.
• Maintain a clean and safe work environment per company policies and safety regulations.

Lead Machinist Qualifications & Requirements
• Proven experience in CNC and manual machining.
• Strong leadership skills for team management and motivation.
• Excellent organizational and scheduling abilities.
• In-depth knowledge of machining processes, materials, and quality control.
• Proficient in reading and interpreting technical drawings and blueprints.
• Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Interested in this job?
Click Apply Now, email your resume to apsFredericksburg@apstemps.com, or call us at 540.548.9051 to learn more. You can also apply in person at our office located at

Automation Personnel Services Fredericksburg Branch
1340 Central Park Boulevard
Suite 104
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

About Automation Personnel Services
Automation Personnel Services is an award-winning staffing agency with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and light-industrial staffing. Automation Personnel Services is the winner of the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Talent Award from 2019-2024, and the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Client Award from 2016-2024. Automation Personnel Services is also the recipient of the Safety Standard of Excellence Award by the American Staffing Association and was named one of the Best Staffing Companies to Work For 2022 by CIO Views Magazine. 

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