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Machinist

Open Position

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

Job summary:

AMF Bakery Systems is searching for a Machinist to produce parts by programming or running conventional (manual) machines. The Machinist will also maintain quality and safety standards, keep accurate records, and maintain 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, and 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, 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
  • Tooling
  • Coordination
  • Attention to detail
  • Sound 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.