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Manual Lathe Machinist

Chattanooga, TN 37408

Employment Type: Contract To Perm Industry: Accounting Job Number: KH69571758 Pay Rate: $23-28 / hour

Job Description

Automation Personnel Services is seeking hard working, self-motivated, hands-on individuals for a Manufacturer located in Chattanooga, TN.  In this role, the most desirable candidates will be detail oriented, mechanically minded, have an interest in manufacturing, demonstrate experience managing personal productivity, and quality to meet customer requirements. This position is full time temp to hire. 
Pay Rate 
$23.00- $28.00 per hour based on experience 
Shift and Schedule
7:00am-3:30 pm Monday-Friday with overtime as needed
Manual Lathe Machinist Job Duties and Responsibilities
• Operate a variety of CNC and/or manual machining equipment including cylindrical grinders, lathes, and mills.
• Operate machine tools in the machining and finishing of precision machine parts.
• Must be able to operate precision equipment to hold tight tolerances (+/- 0.0002 - +/- .001") and to achieve the proper surface finish in accordance with customer specifications and/or engineering drawings.
• Read and interpret engineering drawings and follow work instructions
• Measure thickness, diameter, and total indicated run out across multiple surfaces of industrial parts
• Display the ability to focus on problems as opportunities
Manual Grinder Machinist Job Requirements and Qualifications 
• Demonstrated experience managing personal productivity and quality to meet customer requirements
• Proficiency in reading micrometers, using dial indicators, calipers, and other measurement instruments
• High level of understanding in the handling of parts with critical surface finish requirements
• Aptitude for concentrating on minor details
• Experience working in an industrial environment – 3 years minimum
• Must be able to work collaboratively as part of a team and remain on task independently
• Problem solving mentality that is concerned with root cause
• Computer skills necessary for data entry -- production and quality
• Minimum Education: High school graduate or GED
• Experience in a lean/5S environment preferred
• Weekly Pay
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and life insurance
• 5 paid Vacation Days after 1 year of continuous service (paid as a service bonus)
• 6 paid Holidays after 1500 continuous hours of service within a calendar year

Interested in this job? 
Click Apply Now, email your resume to apsChattanooga@apstemps.com, or call us at 423.892.5072 to learn more. You can also apply in person at our office located at  
Automation Personnel Services Chattanooga Branch 
6116 Shallowford Rd 
Chattanooga, TN 37421 
Bonus Opportunity! 
We are also offering a $50.00 referral bonus. Both employee and referral must stay on assignment for 30 days to receive the payout. 
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 in 2019-2024, and the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Client Award for eight straight years, 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.  
Our goal is finding you the right job! 
Equal Opportunity Employer 

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