Manual Machinist

Houston, TX 77015

Posted: 08/22/2018 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 45247 Pay Rate: $22.00

Manual Machinist

Manual Machinist in NE Houston for a Temp-to Hire role paying $22/hr on Second Shift 6:00 p.m-6:00 a.m.This position is accountable for setting up and operating manual machinery to fabricate parts for efficient and timely production of parts.


  • Sets up and operates manual machines
  • Loads parts in machine, cycles machine, detects malfunctions in machine operations such as warn or damaged cutting tools
  • Performs typical machine shop operations
  • Plans and lays out assigned work applying shop trade knowledge
  • Runs production lots and communicates with co-workers regarding production runs
  • Responsible for performing inspection of machined parts using scales, micrometers and calipers
  • Detects and reports defective materials or parts to management
  • Makes necessary tool adjustments and replaces tools as required
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean, orderly condition including removing metal shavings/chips from equipment in a safe manner
  • Follows quality requirements to ensure a high level of quality in machined parts
  • Follow company policies and procedures
  • Support and/or participate in the organization s Continuous Improvement Programs
  • Proactively participates in Safety Program
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES: Manual Machines and Scales, micrometers, and calipers


  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent knowledge of machining processes and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical tools and equipment
  • Ability to understand basic mathematics
  • Knowledge of the use of measuring tools such as scales, micrometers and calipers
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), a plus.
  • Standing, bending, sitting, lifting 30-50#, squatting and walking for 8 to 12 hours per day.
  • Must wear required personal protective equipment when in designated areas

Jenny Alvarez
Recruiter - Hablo Español

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