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Job Title:  Machinist II


Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70815

Business Unit:  Sensor, Test & Calibration
Posting Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Job Description: 


Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose and numerical control machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are responsible of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required.





  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specification or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations and setup requirements.
  • Measure, mark and scribe dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining. Selects, aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines.
  • Calculates and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media.  Can create new programs for new operations as required.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjust machine controls or control media, as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications. Set up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly, verifies alignment of assembly.
  • Installs machine replacement parts in mechanisms, machines and equipment and test operation of unit/s to ensure functionality and performance.
  • Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated.
  • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
  • Good hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity to work with small parts.
  • May refer to technical drawings, engineering notices, etc.
  • Adhere to safety and company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as requested, directed or assigned.



  • Ability to train others on the safe operation of machine shop equipment
  • Ability to work overtime when needed with short notice REQUIRED. 
  • Ability to successfully operate machine shop equipment.
  • Ability to maintain the required cleanliness for the equipment to operate efficiently.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Ability to follow workplace safety standards and company policies and procedures. 
  • Ability to work in a team setting and contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 3-5 years previous manufacturing machine shop experience preferred.



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Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge