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Machinist: CNC Router- Afternoon Shift

Company: Douglas Machine, Inc.
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:


The Machinist position requires a technical degree in Machine Tool Technology and some work experience including an internship or equivalent. Under direct supervision, operates more than one type of machine tool such as mills, drill presses, lathes etc., on machining operations with a moderate degree of difficulty in support of production operations.

Afternoon Shift hours would be Monday - Thursday, 3pm to 1am.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Steward our mission (to enrich lives by providing differentiated packaging automation and services) and values (unwavering integrity, servant's heart, ownership spirit and continuous innovation and improvement).
  • Receive specific machining instructions from blueprints and machine drawings.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and part drawings and machine to specifications
  • Familiar with sending and receiving programs to and from network
  • Perform as many second operations as possible, stamping part numbers and deburring during machine cycle time.
  • Maintain work area in accordance to 5S standards.
  • Check machine parts to ensure that they meet proper size, shape or tolerance specs.
  • Perform routine maintenance.
  • Uses micrometers and other measuring tools and devices to assure tolerances are held.
  • Set up, operate, and program a broad range of production work involving close tolerances and set ups that are exacting utilizing both vice work and fixturing techniques that are somewhat involved and have a low to moderate degree of difficulty.
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to continue expanding his/her skills by pursuing training and cross training in all areas of the Machine Shop as availability of equipment allows.
  • Must demonstrate the flexibility to operate any equipment or perform any operations to maintain part throughput according to priority and due dates within the assigned cell.
  • Responsible for complying with all safety policies and procedures.


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.

  • Ability and desire to grow and take on new challenges/opportunities
  • Excellent work history
  • Able to set up basic tooling; write and execute basic programs
  • Able to read and understand blue prints
  • Able to read and use precision measuring tools
  • Able to learn and understand job methods and instructions in a timely manner
  • Team player with a can-do attitude
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Able to do accurate work


Technical degree in Machine Tool Technology or related field and some machining work experience such as an internship or High school diploma / GED and 2 years of relevant machining experience or equivalent preferred.

Keywords: Douglas Machine, Inc., Fargo , Machinist: CNC Router- Afternoon Shift, Other , Alexandria, North Dakota

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