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Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 22, 2023

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Job DetailsJob LocationColumbia Machine, Inc. - Vancouver, WASummary: Machinists are required to use milling machines, grinders, lathes and other machine tools in order to produce precision metal parts. They review written blueprints and specifications, calculate where to bore or cut into the work piece, determine speed, and plan the sequence of cutting. These professionals also detect problems by listening for specific noises or excessive vibrations.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Ability to work to production schedule and due datesOperating a variety of machines safely and efficientlyAbility to hold tight tolerances (+/- .002)Proficient at blueprint readingUnderstand and calculate feeds and speedsEssential Duties and Responsibilities (cont.):Constant (over 66%) Decision Making(Decisions generally affect own job or specific functional area.)Problem Solving(Problems encountered are routine, somewhat repetitive, and generally solved by following clear or established directions and procedures.)Frequent (33%-66%)Independence of Action(Work is closely monitored by supervisor/manager; detailed instructions and procedures are generally provided.)Occasional (10%-33%)NoneNone to Seldom (0%-10%)Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNon-Essential Job FunctionsQualifications: To 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.Knowledge, skills and/or abilities: Knowledge-OtherBasicLEAN PrinciplesSkills-Basic Manual MillBasic Manual LatheBasic CNC MillBasic CNC LatheStraddle MillVertical ShaperAbilities-Ability to foster and work within a team environmentActively participates in safety programs and complies with all Columbia safety policiesAbility to follow written and verbal instructionAbility to simultaneously work on multiple projects at one timeWillingness to work extended hours to meet company needsMaintains a clean and safe work areaDisplays attention to detail and consistently follows Standard Work Instructions (when available) when completing tasksCommunicates well with peers, supervision, customers, vendors and other departmentsActively participates in Columbia Idea System, 6S, and other CI effortsEducation and/or Experience: High school diploma or GED Vocational or technical training preferred10 college credit hours of Machining or equivalentPass the Machinist Speeds and Feeds TestPass the Columbia Basic CNC or Manual TestNo written performance issues during the previous 6 monthsMinimum of 3.2 on last performance review12 months at previous level preferred2-4 years experiencePhysical Demands(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):Constant (over 66%)Standing, Hearing & ListeningFrequent (33%-66%)Lifting & Carrying up to 10 LBSOccasional (10%-33%)Talking, walking, Bending, Stooping, Pushing & Pulling, Shoveling Lifting and Carrying up to 30 LBSSeldom (1-10%)Sitting, Kneeling, Squatting, crouching, Reaching Overhead, Lifting and Carrying 50 LBS or moreSpecific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.*Never exceeding our company manual lifting policy and corresponding SOPs.Work Environment (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)Industrial exposure: Extreme Cold, Extreme Heat, Noise, Vibration, Close Proximity to Moving Parts, Electrical Currents, Dust, Dirt, Solvents, Oils, Cutting fluidsRequired Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs): Safety glasses, hearing protection as required. Other PPE as required by specific operational area or task being performed.

Keywords: COLUMBIA MACHINE MASTER, Vancouver , Machinist, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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