Experienced Machinist

This position offers a competitive salary based on experience, plus benefits.
This position offers benefits.
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An ADCO machinist is responsible for operating machining tools to produce precision metal and plastic parts that meet precise specifications by setting up and operating a wide variety of machine tool equipment. Machinist repair or produce parts using both manual and automated (CNC) equipment to ensure effective production operations and optimize procedures.

  • Perform quality checks on finished products to make sure dimensions and other criteria conform to specifications

  • Machinists must interpret the design of the parts from blueprints or drawings

  • Review samples, drawings, or instructions to understand the specifications of the objectives

  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job

  • Select appropriate machines (e.g. lathes) and position or load material for a job

  • Monitor a machine while working to identify issues and adjust the feed & speeds

  • Monitor output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defects

  • Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages

  • Most machinists have at least a high school diploma, however, a completed apprenticeship or vocational training is preferred

  • Excellent manual dexterity, accuracy, and attention to detail

  • Great verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated, or automated machines (lathes, mills, etc.)

  • Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements

  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics

  • Knowledge of metal properties and other material

  • Outstanding mathematical skills and analytical abilities

  • Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy (30lbs) items

Founded in 1958, ADCO is a leading U.S. manufacturer of packaging machinery and systems with a reputation built on providing customers with safe, reliable, flexible, and sanitary machine designs, along with exemplary aftermarket support. ADCO serves companies around the world in industries such as refrigerated and frozen foods, convenience foods, bakery and snack foods, confectionery, personal care, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and household products, to name just a few. ADCO's innovative product line includes:

  • Horizontal End Load Cartoners
  • Vertical End Load Cartoners
  • Top Load Carton Formers
  • Top Load Carton Closers
  • Robotic Carton Loading Systems
  • Paperboard Wrap Around Sleevers
  • Corrugated Tray Formers
  • Robotic Case Packers
  • Product Indexing and Collating Systems
  • Custom Packaging Machinery