Under minimal supervision, sets up and operates manually controlled machines including lathe, vertical mill, drill press, hydraulic press, saws and a variety of cutting tools and equipment. Ability to produce quality precision components in a timely manner.

  • Performs all tasks in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Reviews drawings, instructions, blueprints or samples to ensure accurate production.
  • Uses gages and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements including micrometers, dial gages and threading wires.
  • Uses precision tools, machinery, and equipment such as lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, chop saw, band saw, and a variety of cutting tools and equipment.
  • Properly and safely selects, aligns, secures, and removes holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Performs daily and regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment while maintaining a safe and clean working environment
  • Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations, and instructions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Experience operating the following machines:
    • Vertical Mill.
    • Horizontal Mill.
    • Drill Press.
    • Band Saw.
    • Engine Lathe.
  • Experience using the following machining tools:
    • Micrometers - ID and OD.
    • Calipers - Digital, Dial, Vermer.
    • Thread Measuring Wires to Thread Diameter.
    • Thread/Pitch Gage.
  • Ability to use Machinist Handbook to determine proper thread sizes.
  • Ability to measure existing parts to machine new.
  • Ability to perform own machining set-ups using blocks, jigs, fixtures, etc.
  • Ability to select appropriate tooling to complete machining duties.
  • Ability to chase threads.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Minimum one year of experience in operating engine lathes, vertical mills, saw, and drill press.

  • Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair shop environment.
  • Exposure to the elements.
  • Medium to heavy physical effort, routinely lifting weights exceeding 75 pounds.
  • Performs work in awkward positions.

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be able to produce satisfactory pre-employment drug test and background check results.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.