Machinist in Kent, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

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Volt Workforce Solutions is in partnership with an industry leading manufacturer looking for skilled Machinist. This opportunity is Direct Hire with great benefits. Apply Today!

As a Machinist you will perform complex and specialized machining of all metals including polymers while responding appropriately to ensure completion of all products to production quality and technical specification.


  • Set-up and operate CNC lathes, mills and machining centers with minimal supervision
  • Study drawings, manuals, specifications and instructions to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work-piece, sequence of operations and set-up requirements
  • Based upon documented set-up instructions, select, align and secure work-holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines to manufacture parts as drawing-specified
  • During set-up, observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjust machine controls as needed.  Change cutting tools as needed
  • Perform part inspections by verifying conformance of finished product to specifications, using measuring and inspection tools
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and maintain equipment, to like new appearance, according to maintenance plans and established procedures
  • Continue to grow lean knowledge and use the lean tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement
  • Ensure that safe work practices are maintained
  • Demonstrate characteristics such as self-motivation, integrity, creativity, respectfulness, kindness, and trustworthiness
  • All other duties deemed necessary by the department manager or supervisor


  • 2 to 5+ years’ experience setting up and operating manual and CNC machines
  • High School diploma or GED required
  •  Associates Degree or Certification in related field preferred but not required
  • Ability to utilize math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Cartesian coordinate system and geometry
  • Ability to effectively utilize measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, bore gages, height gage, comparator, and dial indicator
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting documents such as work orders, drawings, manuals, set-up instructions, and safety regulations
  • Strong ability to work in a team focused environment
  • Must be able to read and comprehend instructions in English, as well as, possess good oral communication skills


  • 4 weeks PTO
  • 12 PAID holidays
  • 6 days off for Christmas