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Sr. Machinist

Harvard , MA

Posted: 05/31/2022 Industry: Manufacturing Operations Job Number: 14456

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.


Title: Sr. Machinist

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type

  • Duration: Perm  
  • Pay rate: $ 24.70- $31.00/hr
  • Job Location: Harvard, MA
  • Job# 14456


Sr. Machinist

Job Description:

Operates various conventional and/or numerically controlled machining centers on semi complex jobs. Works from blueprints, sketches, planning sheets, verbal instructions, and/or engineering, tooling, or equipment information. Contributes to lean initiatives to increase productivity and reduce costs. Works with limited guidance in a team environment.


  • Sets up and runs multiple production machines.
  • Performs machine operations (including reworking parts) such as cutting, shaping, deburring, forming, drilling, and grinding parts.
  • Performs machine operations where the materials, tooling, and sequence of operations have been preplanned and established.
  • Makes necessary machine adjustments and reports improper machine functioning or cutting action for correction.
  • Aligns and fastens work using standard fixtures and established methods.
  • Installs and adjusts cutting tools consistent with type and size of material being machined.
  • Follows established manufacturing methods using standard production machines, materials, and tooling.
  • Adjusts feeds, speeds, and depth of cut to machine quality parts, per documentation.
  • Operates hand and power tools to deburr precision and complex machine parts in accordance with a semi-complicated engineering blueprints and route sheets to close tolerances.
  • Inspects parts for conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as gauges, calipers, micrometers, and comparators.
  • Uses various types of magnification equipment (including a microscope) to detect and avoid damage to surfaces and critical areas.
  • Visually inspects parts for burrs or damage machined surfaces.
  • Routinely maintains equipment to ensure cleanliness, accuracy, and reliability specific to division requirements.
  • Accurately and regularly performs statistical process control (SPC) specific to division requirements.
  • Actively implements lean initiatives by identifying and providing suggestions on areas for improvement.
  • Effectively applies lean concepts and tools in the work area.
  • Observes all company policies and procedures, including safety rules, and maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Performs other related responsibilities, as requested

Required Qualifications:

  • Three years related machining experience.
  • Able to work with limited guidance in a team environment.
  • Able to make machine setups.
  • Reads and follows blueprints, specifications, and verbal instructions.
  • Has working knowledge of machine shop mathematics, which may include trigonometry.
  • Able to effectively apply lean initiatives.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Interprets reports and uses job-specific software applications.
  • Able to use employee self Service systems to access online information and use specialized automated systems (i.e., PMR, TORS, email).
  • Effectively demonstrates team member competencies and participates in goal setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities


Drug-Free Workplace In accordance with company policies and applicable state laws, the company provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.


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Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Donahue
Regional Recruiting Manager

  • Directthe recruitment efforts for both the Quincy, MA and Providence, RI branches. 
  • Manages a distributed team of recruiting leads, individual contributor recruiters and account managers. 
  • Responsible for leading the fulfillment and execution of sourcing, recruiting, sales and business development practices across the region. 
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