Entry-Level Machinist

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Position Details - Entry-Level Machinist
Entry-Level Machinist
Date Published
November 19, 2014
End Date
November 28, 2014
Wallingford , CT
Job Description
Entry-Level Machinist
Full-Time Position Available
Available shifts: All shifts
Wallingford, CT
The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Full-Time Entry-Level Machinist. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices; remain fair, respectful and moral in all situations; and work well both independently and as part of a team.
Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to nearly 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and rise up to become company leaders.
As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.
Working as a full-time Entry Level Machinist, you will be working from blue prints and specifications to set up and operate Boltmakers.
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
o Working from blue prints and specifications, set up and operate Boltmakers and auxiliary equipment or 2 die, 3 blow header and its auxiliary equipment, roll threader and knurler to fully manufacture a fastener from raw stock to finished product.
o Set-up, maintain and operate various Boltmakers of different sizes to form a wide variety of parts from standard and simple to complex specials where specifications dictate exacting adjustments and modifications of the original setup; operate auxiliary wire drawing equipment to fuse coil ends when so required.
o Place wire on proper wire table using electric hoist or forklift truck. Install proper wire tools including feed rolls and straighteners. Obtain and install proper wire draw die as required and draw wire to required size.
o Install wire into machine and set cut-off dies, cut-off knife and transfer fingers; install forming die and proper gate tooling; adjust all tooling for proper alignment, knockout, clearance, feed, etc.
o Make trial run and check sample parts both visually and with fixed and adjustable measuring devices for conformance with Blue Print specifications.
The skills and qualifications required for this position include:
o Ability to demonstrate Company values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork
o Previous experience operating Headers
o Excellent Safety Record
o Basic math skills including decimals and fractions
o The ability to read blueprints and interpret process drawings
o Desire to continuously improve manufacturing process
o o The ability to lift, slide and lower packages that typically weigh 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75lbso Ability to pass the required drug test (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY).
o Two years minimum experience operating Headers
Fastenal offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees. This package includes Health, Life, Long Term Disability, and Dental Insurance, in addition to, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and 401(k) with a profit sharing contribution.

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