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Machinist (Manual)

Open Position

Location: Richmond Virginia
Posted Date: 10/11/21

2nd Shift – 11:00 AM – 7:30 PM

Job summary:

AMF Bakery Systems is looking for a collaborative and self-driven Machinist to produce parts by programming or running conventional (manual) machines. The role will also be setting up and operating a traditional (manual) machine, maintaining quality and safety standards, keeping accurate records, and maintaining equipment and supplies.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters, interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
  • Controls mills and lathes by turning handles, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry
  • Sets-up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads
  • Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces, adhering to international standards
  • Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling, and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, and calling for repairs
  • Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Knowledge, skills, and abilities should include, but are not limited to:

  • Conceptual skills
  • Process improvement
  • Effective verbal communication
  • Functional and technical skills
  • Controls and instrumentation
  • Capable tooling
  • Appropriate coordination
  • Attention to detail
  • Good judgment

Working conditions:

  • Typical manufacturing facility conditions (Indoors-95% / Outdoors-5%)
  • Facility is heated in winter
  • Facility is not air-conditioned in summer months
  • Employee must be able to stand on concrete floors for a minimum of eight hours
  • Kneeling, squatting, bending over, and standing for long periods may be required to perform assigned tasks
  • Can occasionally be loud, especially in local areas where grinding or machine testing is taking place. Earplugs are provided and required where posted

Other:

  • Must have own essential tools
  • List of Teammate provided tools includes: box/open end/socket wrench sets, Allen wrench set, screwdriver set, tap handles, pliers, combination square, 9” level, wire strippers, side cutters, and tape measure
  • English and metric toolsets are recommended
  • A lockable toolbox is recommended
  • Safety glasses and steel-toed safety shoes are required
  • Long pants and a sleeved shirt (short sleeve at a minimum) are required

We offer a competitive salary, benefit, paid time off, and other ancillary benefits, as well as a robust 401k Profit Sharing plan

How To Apply:

Please send your resume and motivation letter to recruiting@amfbakery.com

Bakeries around the world partner with AMF Bakery Systems for best-in-class unit equipment and complete system solutions. From mixer to marketplace, our solutions enhance operations, products, and bakery successes. With a global reach and local presence, AMF is the only truly global partner to provide complete system solutions that help bakeries grow. AMF Bakery Systems is a proud member of the Markel Food Group.