Senior CNC Machinist in Shannon, MS at Volt

Date Posted: 2/21/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Shannon, MS
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    0 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $33.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

1st shift - CNC Sr. Machinist - Full-time Opportunity!

Possible Relocation Assistance for the right candidate!

Volt has partnered with one of the world's leading resources for high technology systems in their search for a Senior CNC Machinist for a globally recognized manufacturer of large private and military defense equipment in the Tupelo, MS area! This is a unique opportunity for someone who has experience with large, industrial sized parts, and wants to work at a place that values the contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences!

This is a Direct-Hire opportunity so please apply today!


  • Responsible for performing moderately complex functions related to machine tools. A Machinist plans, lays out work, sets up and operates all types of large CNC Machine Tools to produce parts and fixtures to exacting tolerances and dimensions from drawings and work instructions.
  • Must be familiar with GD&T. Must have ability to work with programmers to help troubleshoot problems.
  • Performs moderately complex functions related to CNC machine set-up and operation.
  • Operates and performs machine set up of Computer Numerically Control (CNC) horizontal turning lathes and precision milling machines.
  • Must be familiar with using G and M codes.
  • Set up & Operate CNC VTL with 118” chuck
  • Set up & Operate Horizontal Boring Mill up to 393” travel
  • Set up & Operate CNC Lathe with 78” swing
  • Set up & Operate Horizontal Mill with 500M pallet size and 1,100LBS Max
  • Reviews engineering drawings from sketches, graphic illustrations or verbal/written correspondence to plan the fabrication sequence to fabricate parts to specifications in a timely manner.
  • Determines cutting tools to be used, method of holding and machine speeds and feeds.
  • Operates metrology equipment and record and document metrology information.
  • Must be able to understand CMM reports.
  • Prepares the fabrication and metrology of components to specifications in a timely manner in a fast paced, schedule driven program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • Ability to keep work area clean.

Job Qualifications

  • 5 to 7+ years experience with LARGE parts is highly desired.  Parts will be up to 1100 lbs.
  • Typically requires an associate's degree, technical/trade school training or equivalent and seven or more years related experience. Additional experience may be substituted for formal education.
  • Must be customer focused and possess the ability to perform complex set-up and fabrication of machined parts with little or no direction.
  • In-depth knowledge of machining equipment including ability to use judgment and safe practices.
  • Ability to read, interpret and explain engineering drawings, sketches and verbal and written instructions.
  • Skills to maintain the flow of work within the unit using independent judgment in solving moderately complex problems and recommending solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and written communication skills to interface with employees and management and basic computer skills.
  • The ability to work both independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

Apply online TODAY if you meet or exceed these qualifications!  Call the Volt Memphis office at (901)759-2652 for more information.

Clearance Required? No

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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