Job Details

Job Title: Machinist - White Salmon, WA

Posted on January 11, 2018

Employer: Innovative Composite Engineering

Job Description:
Title: Machinist FTE Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Non-exempt, hourly Reports To: Operations Manager

Primary Purpose of Position:

Optimizes utilization of machines, equipment and personnel to highest efficiency. Program, setup tooling and operation of CNC milling machines. Supports production machining and finishing needs.

Essential Functions:

Programs CNC milling machines
Performs tooling machining
Provides manufacturing support and machines production parts
Coordinates workload to meet production requirements
Provides machine/process design and improvements to increase productivity and decrease scrap/re-work
Estimates production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
Visualizes parts/equipment from sketches or oral direction
Directs and coordinates fabrication and installation activities of new equipment
Operates manual machines; lathes, mill, etc.
Maintains machine tools and capital equipment
Assists with repair of capital equipment
Manages job stress and interacts effectively with others in the workplace

Additional Functions:

• Other duties as assigned


Knowledge of quality systems and QC methods; LEAN Manufacturing preferred
Knowledge of safety hazards and precautions of the machinist trade
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to follow established policies and procedures, work independently & in team environment.
Ability to maintain a professional working relationship
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English language
Ability to read and understand technical data, blueprints, engineering sketches, etc
Ability to perform gas and electric welding


High School Diploma or General Education Degree

Vocational or on-the-job training in machine operations & CNC programming

Any combination of the experience, education, training and requirements listed herein which provide an equivalent background to perform the work of this position may be considered by management.


• Direct report to Operations Manager
• Works independently and as part of a team
• May provide lead direction to the work of subordinates

Working Conditions:

Work is primarily indoors in a manufacturing facility and includes outdoor activities. Potential hazards exist in working with energized machinery and equipment.

This position requires the ability to perform those activities to complete the essential functions of the job, either with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties require the ability to operate various machines using hands and/or feet. The position requires continuous and/or frequent talking, repetitive motions of hand/wrists, hearing and handling. Mental activities required by the employee in this position include decision making, interpersonal skills, teamwork, creativity, customer service, use of discretion, problem analysis, and the ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Required physical activities can include standing for long periods of time on concrete floors, walking, stooping, twisting, climbing, balancing, kneeling, bending, crawling, reaching, grasping, finger dexterity, repetitive motions of hands and wrists, sitting, hearing and lifting/pushing/pulling or carrying objects up to 50 pounds.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skills typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the work load.

Contact Person: Lori Wolford
Phone: 509-493-4484
Location: 1265 N Main Ave, White Salmon, WA 98672
Application Method: Send resume to include job title in the subject line ■ Or contact Lori at 509-493-4484 for Job Application Packet
Base Pay: DOQ

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