Vertical & Horizontal Machinists – Redford Township, Michigan, US

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  • Redford Township, Michigan, USA View on Map
  • Post Date: May 26, 2020
  • Salary: $15.00 - $25.00 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Attractive Remuneration
  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Other
  • Qualifications Diploma

Job Description

Steel Industries Inc., located in Redford, MI is currently looking for experienced Vertical & Horizontal Manual Lathe Operators. These position are accountable for consistent and reliable operation of manual vertical and horizontal lathes to achieve production plans including volume, cost, on-time deliveries and quality of work. Afternoon positions available.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Aware at all times of correct orientation of product being placed in machinery.
  • Loads and unloads products.
  • Monitors and changes cutting tools (inserts) as needed.
  • Performs dimensional inspection of product as required.
  • Operates equipment utilizing optimal speeds, feed rates and depth of cut to achieve production requirements including product cost, quality and on-time delivery to customer.
  • Starts and stops cycle of equipment as needed and as appropriate to maintain safe and reliable operation condition.
  • Removes metal shavings/chips from equipment in a safe manner.
  • Follows company policies and procedures.
  • Is responsible for knowing the quality policy and having a basic understanding of all work instructions appropriate to the position.
  • Maintains a clean and neat work area.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Excellent working knowledge of manual lathe machining equipment.
  • Knowledge of safe operating procedures for machining equipment.
  • Capable of adjusting tooling offsets as required during normal tooling changes.
  • Able to set up, operate and maintain lathes.
  • Ability to ensure correct orientation of product being placed in lathe.
  • Ability to read and comprehend drawings/specification and perform record keeping duties as required.
  • Ability to safely work under pressure to achieve quality, cost targets, and delivery schedules.
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and drawings and apply as appropriate.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner to achieve intended objective
  • Ability to identify complex issues and provide optimal solutions in order to maintain quality and reliable production throughput.
  • Ability to use computer for basic record keeping.

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent work experience
  • Two (2) years experience as a Manual Lathe Operator
  • Read, write, comprehend and follow instructions, drawings, specifications, safety signs/warnings and other job related materials as needed.


Full Benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance as well as 401k Retirement plan options including a Roth IRA. Paid vacation plan available, as well as company designated paid holidays. Waiting periods may apply.

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