Machinist (Royersford, PA)
Royersford, PA 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Machinist for the Abrasive Systems Division/Precision Grinding & Finishing, located in Royersford, PA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Machinist will produce machined parts by fixturing, setting up, and operating manually operated lathes, milling machines, grinders and misc. shop equipment; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and tooling.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career and in any experience language.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Required to read, understand and follow work orders and blueprints/Engineering drawings.
  • Measures and verifies setting and parts by measuring positions, first-run parts and sample work pieces utilizing: comparator, calipers, micrometers, bore gages, height gages, indicators and other measuring equipment needed
  • Run various manual machines; lathes, mills, hones, and grinders
  • Creatively machine complex parts; either complex sequence and/or set up
  • Operate machines simultaneously
  • Required to regularly hold .0005" tolerance
  • Select tools for optimum productivity
  • Selects/creates work holding for optimum productivity
  • Meet productivity requirements
  • Required to train other employees
  • Report time and material in manufacturing systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned

This position will require:

  • Work either a 2nd or 3rd shift, depending on employee availability

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • Minimum one (1) year of related machinist experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Required to maintain .0005" tolerance
  • Correctly and accurately inspect product using required measuring equipment
  • Required to read and understand work instructions, paperwork, and drawings
  • Functional and technical skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills; excel, word, SAP
  • Understanding controls and instrumentation
  • Attention to detail and have sound judgment

Location: Royersford, PA

Relocation: Is not authorized

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 year
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