Mill Machinist

Job Locations US-PA-Lititz
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The Mill Machinist I is responsible for machining parts utilizing milling equipment while relying on support from others in the machine shop department. Level I machinists will keep parts running and within specifications with consultation from others such as higher-level machinists. They will be dependent upon others while performing duties including, machine tool setup, process prove out, first article inspection, and operation that are required until the job is complete. This position relies primarily on the experience and judgment of others to plan and accomplish their daily goals.This is also a second shift position as well. 


  • Setup products on assigned milling machine tools while dependent on others in the department for support
  • Operation of assigned milling machine tools within the department based upon predetermined input provided by CNC programmers and/or higher-level machinists
  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, as well as job travelers for direction
  • Load and unload milling machine tools once setup has been proven out in a timely fashion
  • Able to allocate 80% or more hours “Directly” to contracted jobs each and every shift.
  • Identify, locate, and build any and all required tooling for production
  • Create and edit CNC offsets for both fixtures and tooling
  • Tool breakage detection as well as recognition of most tool wear symptoms
  • Post processing during CNC cycle time
  • Deliver finished parts to designated areas
  • Complete assignments and production sequences based upon the CNC List(s) to meet production goals & schedules as well as input from the machine shop management team
  • Conducts quality control by inspection of materials, products, and equipment to detect defects or malfunctions proactively
  • Basic machine tool maintenance practices such as maintaining lube levels as well as coolant and/or cutting fluid levels
  • Manage priorities as they change throughout a shift
  • Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures as well as sanitation regulations
  • Any and all other duties as requested by management


  • egree: High school or trade school graduate or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  •  0-3 years of practical milling experience (applicants of vocational or trade schools will qualify as well)
  • Attention to detail, proficiency in math & MS Office
  • Strong oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to handle changing priorities in a fast-paced environment


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