Journeyman Machinist-Day Shift in Mount Olive, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Journeyman Machinist

Job Summary:

The Machinist will perform complex, non-repetitive, machining duties on common machine shop equipment, including lathes, mills, presses, grinders, etc., in order to support production maintenance, facilities, and utilities partners in the performance of their jobs.  Maintain a safe, clean environment to work in and monitor all machining processes at all times.  Create parts from engineering drawings or samples.  Read and understand assembly and part drawings.  Sharpen and rebuild production tooling.  Manage machine shop materials and tools by creating and maintaining a 5S work environment.  Communicate daily work performed and machine conditions via written and verbal documentation.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

Create parts from engineering drawings

Use precision measuring instruments to reverse engineer parts to create engineering drawings that can be used to accurately reproduce parts.

Use a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions.

Use various machine shop equipment, such as mills, lathes, presses, grinders, etc., to complete machining functions such as turning, threading, boring, grinding, cutting, sanding, milling, broaching, etc.

Sharpen dies and other blades to ensure optimal performance

Working knowledge of machining mathematics including Trigonometry

Ability to operate forklifts and overhead crane/hoist equipment

Additional Responsibilities:

Willing to work holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed.

Willing and able to wear the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) i.e.: hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, hearing protection to include ear plugs, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and any other PPE deemed required for the specific task being completed.

Preferred Education & Experience: 

A minimum of 3 years machine shop/tool making experience.

A two-year technical degree in Machining or related major;  completion of a NCDOL apprenticeship in Machining or Tool and Die

Ability to program CNC machines

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