This role is a great opportunity to launch a long-term career with a great company that offers excellent work / life balance, and a professional yet family-oriented atmosphere. We have very high expectations of the things we build, and as Machinist II, you will be a key player to ensure we are meeting our quality metrics and goals. We demand the best in quality and safety, and this is a great time for the metals industry.
Battle Creek is a unique rural community with a big city life. We’re right in the middle of Detroit and Chicago – and you’ll find skiing, lakes, fishing, hiking, sand dunes, miles of beautiful rivers and so much more.
Success in this role could set you up to pursue multiple career paths within our growing organization. We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits and a collaborative culture.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Shop Superintendent, as a Machinist II, you will set up and operate conventional, special-purpose and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts. You will fit and assemble machine parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques.
The pumps we build are mainly around oil and gas; and also include steel and aluminum. We make machines that make soaps and support the commercial and nuclear power industries.
We’re looking for a unique candidate with a diverse skill set that includes inspection, mechanical aptitude, assembly and welding experience.
You will work a shift from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Strong attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Must be self-directed, have excellent initiative and possess strong organizational skills.
- Ability to effectively manage and prioritize a variety of tasks/assignments in a dynamic environment.
- Exhibits a strong ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive and energy.
- Positive attitude with a collaborative approach to working with various resources.
- High levels of energy, willingness to learn and a positive, achievement-oriented attitude.
- Ability to collaborate well with a variety of contacts.
- Effective verbal and written communications skills.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Project, Excel Visio and SharePoint).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Strong mechanical aptitude.
- Assembly and/or welding experience.
- Experience with manual lathes and/or manual boring wells.
- Sump Pump experience.
- If your hobbies include mechanical trades such as working on cars, pool pumps, welding, etc. — this could be a great role for you.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SPX FLOW VALUES
SPX Flow employees are expected to behave in accordance with our company values:
- Think all customer, all the time.
- Embrace teamwork with no borders.
- Be obsessed with being the best.
- Own your actions.
- Ask the hard question.
- Do the right thing, always!
- Appreciate the moment.
Quality encompasses all aspects of SPX’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.