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PRECISION INC Machinist in Algona, Iowa

JobDescriptionResponsible for operating machines to produce precision metal and plastic parts. Produces generally small quantities of machine parts. Ensure products meet precise specifications.Perform various manufacturing tasks related to the overall project build process as needed including machining, reading blue prints and other miscellaneous tasks ranging from using small hand tools to operating power tools.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.More specifically, the employee owner will:Comprehend and follow directions from supervisors.Operate machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, etc. in machine shop area to produce metal parts.Determine how automated equipment will cut apart.Select tools and materials for the job.Operate manual and computer-controlled machinery.Review and understand electronic or written blueprints or specifications.Plan the sequence of cutting and finishing operations.Read parts lists.Operate hand tools/power tools.Communicate with Engineers/Machinists/Project Managers.Build fixtures or jigs on an as needed basis.Quality control check accuracy of work against blueprints and specifications.Check stock to ensure inventory is replenished.Replace dull cutting toolsAssist co-workers as needed.Responsible for project coding and time tracking.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Regular, consistent attendance.EDUCATION EXPERIENCE COMPUTER SKILLSTwo-year certificate from a college or technical school; orThree to six months related experience and/or training; orEquivalent combination of education and experience.TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS LICENSESContinually participate in additional training related to the job.COMPETENCIESTo perform this position successfully, individual should demonstrate the following work competencies:Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves issues in a timely manner.Communication Skills Speaks clearly, listens and receives clarification, respond to questions.Dependability -Follows instructions, responds to management direction, and takes responsibility.Quality Assurance- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.Ethics/Professionalism- Treats people with respect; Works ethically and with integrity.Organizational Support- Follows policies and procedures.Judgment- Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.Safety and Security- Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment properly.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe 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.While performing the duties of this position, the employee:Must be able to frequently stoop/bend.Must be able to regularly use hands and arms.Must be able to regularly stand and walk.Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds with assist available.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision.Specific hearing abilities required for this job include the ability to hear equipment alarms and the ability to hear instructions from others.ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTABILITYThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.Steel-toe safety shoes/boots, safety glasses, hearing protection in production areas.