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Saw Operator / Machinist Trainee - 2nd Shift in Evansville, IN at Koch Enterprises, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description

Brake Supply Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.

Brake Supply Company, the world's leader in re-manufactured parts and components, is now hiring! Since 1947 Brake Supply has served the mining, marine, industrial and heavy equipment industry. Our 8 locations are dedicated to providing outstanding quality and customer service. Brake Supply is more than just brakes! We re-manufacture transmissions, torque converters, differentials, drivelines, final drives, wet brakes, hydraulic cylinders, pumps, motors, valves and much more.


Our Evansville, IN location has immediate openings for SAW OPERATOR / MACHINIST TRAINEE - 2ND SHIFT.  Additionally, we are seeking a full time Welder, Manual Machinist, Cylinder Technicians, and Rebuild Technicians.

* Main function will be to cut all needed materials for use next day in machine shop and train to become a machinist

Other functions include and continue through training process:
* Maintains safe, secure, and healthy machinist apprentice environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns
* Use mathematical and mechanical reasoning to solve problems by making calculations to fabricate and repair parts to specification as directed
* Prepare for shift by performing machine inspection
* Inspect finished parts by performing visual examination, measuring part for conformance to specification, signing off on work orders, scribing parts, and placing on skid as directed
* Determine order of fabrication for parts by reviewing work order
* Monitor machine process by watching speed and feed of machine and examining part in process to identify developing problems
* Fabricate parts to specification by determining size, center points, shape, and tolerances through evaluating blueprints, drawing, and sample parts and devising sequence of operation to build part through machining process
* Perform daily preventive maintenance by checking site glass to determine lubricant is adequate, adding lubricants and documenting checklist
* Move parts and supplies by using overhead cranes/lifts, dollies, and fork trucks
* Salvage old parts by removing unusable parts and replacing with new part, signing work order to finalize job or continuing process by forwarding to other departments
* Test fit of mating parts by checking grooves for compatibility, assembling together and making visual inspection for proper seating, initializing work order, and placing on skid
* Perform job to specification by using dial calipers, inside/outside micrometers and dial indicators
* Identify unsatisfactory parts by making visual examination to identify defects or deformities, and correcting defect or rejecting by documenting work order and sending to others for correction
* Communicate work flow/productivity to team members on alternate shifts and team leaders and required
* Performs other duties as assigned

* 3 years practical job shop or tool room experience
* High school diploma or GED required
* Some additional vocational school training/certification
* Basic mechanical knowledge and ability
* Strong mathematical skills
* Basic computer skills
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to interpret prints and drawings
* Ability to work independently
* Overtime may be required based on customer demand

All team members are required to work in an alert and conscientious manner, following all safety rules and procedures and remaining in the proper physical condition to perform their work assignments.  Working in a safe and healthful manner and observing safety rules and procedures are conditions of employment for every team member.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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.  While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk and/or hear.  The Team Member is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The Team Member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; however, the use of lifting equipment is recommended.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Brake Supply requires that you wear metatarsal steel-toed safety shoes and safety eye protection for this job.  You are responsible for acquiring metatarsal steel-toed safety shoes that meet ANSI standards.  Brake Supply will provide safety eye protection that meets ANSI standards appropriate for the position.  If you wear prescription glasses, and do not wish to wear over the glass glasses, it is your responsibility to acquire safety frames and lenses that meet ANSI standards.

We consider a good attitude towards the customer, our company, and fellow workers as a prime requisite for employment.  We expect you to communicate regarding any problems that may arise.  We consider a lack of good attitude to be reason enough for dismissal.

We are a no job description company.  Although you will have primary responsibilities as detailed above, everyone is expected to do what is necessary to complete ANY given assignment in order to service our customers.

The first 90 days of your employment are PROBATIONARY.  If you are unable to satisfactorily perform the job for which you are hired, you may be discharged at any time during the initial 90-day period. 

Management has the right to revise this description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason as outlined in the team member handbook or other written agreement.

EEO m/f/d/v Other details
  • Job Family MACH
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Certification