CNC Machinist - Spokane, WA

Employer: WEMCO

Job Description:
Company Background:
Washington Equipment Manufacturing Company, Inc. (WEMCO, Inc.) is a contract manufacturer that specializes in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of productivity enhancing solutions, such as overhead cranes for material handling, automated aerospace tooling and parts, agricultural equipment, and custom machinery used in multiple industries around the world.

Job Purpose:
Under the general direction of the Machine Shop Supervisor, you will be responsible for the operation of either a CNC Mill or a CNC Lathe. As a machinist, you will loads parts into the machine, operate the machine, and also detect any malfunctions that may arise throughout machine operation.

Job Responsibilities:

Perform set up of complex parts on CNC mills and lathes
Operate CNC multi-axis machines
Load and unload raw material and machined parts with close attention to detail
Accurately perform basic program changes and tool path modifications as required
Effectively run multiple machines simultaneously when required
Possess an advanced understanding of blueprint diagrams including features and dimensions; precise interpretation of GD&T
Perform inspections and measurements utilizing micrometers, calipers, gauges, and other appropriate inspection methods and tools to ensure machined part dimensions, features, and tolerance requirements are met per print specifications
Effectively manage machining time to include in-process inspection, deburring, and tapping of holes as required
Follow all paperwork and documentation procedures including but not limited to: machine maintenance logs, work orders, inspection reports, non-conformance reports, and others as required
Ensure communication flow down of pertinent details on all jobs utilizing any means necessary; verbal, team meeting, taking notes, documenting instructions, documentation in lesson learned log, etc.
Conduct job teardowns by removing tools, organizing tool carts, and returning materials to their proper location
Maintain high regard for quality of workmanship and compliance to customer requirements
Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition
Comply with all quality requirements while continually maintaining and improving the effectiveness of the quality management system
Look for opportunities to learn and share your knowledge and skills
Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

At least 1 year of CNC Operator experience with demonstrated ability to set up basic jobs is preferred
Intermediate knowledge of CNC machine capabilities, controls, G&M code, material properties, and set-up techniques
Advanced understanding of blueprint dimensions and features; advanced knowledge of GD&T
Intermediate computer navigation and software skills including Microsoft Office with the ability to learn HSM programming
Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
Ability to effectively present information and participate in discussions with groups of peers
Ability to effectively communicate with coworkers, customers, and suppliers
Ability to work with general mathematical concepts
Ability to learn new mathematical skills that are necessary to read and understand engineered drawings

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds with the assistance of overhead cranes. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand, walk, use fine finger manipulation, use hands to handle and grasp, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb and balance, bend, stoop, twist, and/or crouch. Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines.


401K Retirement Plan
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Supplemental insurance options through Colonial Life
Paid Time Off
Holiday Pay
Employee Referral Program

Contact Person:
Location: Spokane, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on May 12, 2022

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