Manufacturing Lead Machinist

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Position Details - Manufacturing Lead Machinist
Manufacturing Lead Machinist
Date Published
December 12, 2014
End Date
December 23, 2014
Loves Park , IL
Job Description
Manufacturing Lead Machinist
Full-Time Position Available - 1st shift
Loves Park, IL
The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Full-Time Manufacturing Lead Machinist. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices; remain fair, respectful and moral in all situations; and work well both independently and as part of a team.
Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to nearly 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and rise up to become company leaders.
As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.
Working as a Full-Time Manufacturing Lead Machinist, you will be required to have extensive knowledge of the Machining process. This position will require that you help manage the workload and set-up the more complicated parts and when time permits be able to run the equipment.
The Lead Machinist will be responsible for multiple duties including but not limited to Machine set-ups, Operation of CNC Mills and Lathes, Operation of standard shop equipment (saws, grinders, sanders, etc.), coordinating with vendors for secondary processes, inspection of finished product, shop maintenance and cleaning, and other duties as assigned, CNC programming via Mastercam/Solidworks if needed.
Candidates should know how to use standard machinist measuring equipment and have a strong knowledge of hand tools. Candidates should be mechanically inclined and have at least 10 years experience. Previous experience with Fanuc controllers is required. Must be able to create/edit G&M-Code programs on a variety of parts. Candidate should be familiar with post-machining processes (heat-treating, anodizing, plating, etc.) The Lead Machinist will be responsible for all aspects of production in the absence of the Operations Manager.
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
o Working directly with Operations manager on daily, weekly, monthly goals
o Performing accurate inspections on product in accordance with company policies
o Programming multiple pieces of equipment
o Providing mentorship and guidance to machinists
The skills and qualifications required for this position include:
o Ability to demonstrate Company values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork
o Excellent oral and written communication skills
o Experience with Fanuc controllers
o A strong math background
o Be quality conscience
o Be able to safely lift up to 75lbs
o 10+ experience is necessary
o 2 year tool and die degree or machining degree is a plus
o Ability to pass the required drug test (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY).

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