Machine Operator (Jr. level)

Ayer, MA 01432

Posted: 02/11/2019 Industry: Manufacturing

Intermediate Level C: Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Normally receives general instructions on new assignments.
•Sets up and operate lathes, millers, shapers, grinders, planers and power drills.
•Works from blueprints, sketches and verbal instructions.
•Performs highly diversified machining operations such as boring, turning, facing, reaming, grinding, milling and tapering.
•Performs work on machined parts, forgings and casting which are of varying degrees of complexity in mature and critically dimensioned.
•Determines and maintains the proper operational sequences at all times, makes all necessary mathematical calculations to complete the job.
•Determines the appropriate feeds and speeds for all operations.
•Checks own work. Usually works to tolerance of +/-.0001.
•Reads and interprets complex blueprints and manufactures parts from a layout drawing without use of sketches or verbal instructions making all necessary mathematical calculations to complete the job according to the drawing.
•Bench work includes any necessary operations such as filing, de-burring, grinding, lapping, indexing, scraping, and fitting in order to complete mechanical assemblies from crude sketches, verbal instructions, or work samples.
•Checks own work by making set-ups and interprets gauges, electro-limit gauges, and size blocks.
•Occasionally makes decisions as to fits and tolerances.


Basic machine & tool operation & set-up. Basic drawing interpretation.

Have knowledge of precision measuring tools

Basic math skills

Familiar with and understanding of measuring scales

Looking for JR Level, 2-3 yrs. of related production or mechanical experience and/or related vocational training. Requires reading, writing & math skills & the ability to work from established drawings. Capable at working independently, however, required some supervisory direction and assistance.

High School Grad/ GED


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