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Tool Room Machinist

Gallatin, TN

Position Summary:

The Tool Room Machinist will be responsible for operating tool room equipment such as lathes, mills, grinders, and potentially EDM (Electro Discharge Machinery) to maintain high speed steel and carbide tooling used in our production of construction fasteners. (Detailed tool design and manufacture is not required as new tooling is purchased from outside vendors in the US and offshore.)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
50% Operate machinery such as grinders, mills, lathes, and potentially EDM (Electro Discharge Machinery) to produce construction fasteners.
20% Monitor and modify tool inventory by machining when standard part does not fit specification. Insure machines remain ready to their established standard.
20% Assist and advise engineers on designing components for optimum tool life. Conduct studies to monitor and improve tool life on assigned machinery.
10% Work closely with other departments to anticipate future tooling needs. Coordinate with purchasing to insure tooling is ordered/received timely.

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Required High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Required Minimum 2 years technical college in engineering or related subject

Minimum Experience:

Years Type of Experience
5 years Relevant experience in a Machine shop / tool room
5 years Proven experience of tooling, close tolerance machining and heat treatment processes. EDM (Electro Discharge experience preferred)

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Mathematical Reasoning Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Reading Comprehension Ability to read and interpret documents such as tooling and part drawings and safety rules.
Analysis/Reasoning Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
Problem Solving Ability to identify options for solving a problem encountered during the manufacturing process.

This full-time, non-exempt position is located in Gallatin, TN.

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to jobopenings@strongtie.com.

Job posted: 3/1/2018

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.