at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 7/11/2017

Job Description

Set up and operate assigned machines to perform diversified operations and perform numerous tasks necessary with general supervision.   Duties and Responsibilities: 1.  Reads and interprets blueprints and processes to plan setup and operation of machines.

  1. Uses required precision measuring tools and gages to assure dimensions are to print specifications.
  2. Performs related duties as assigned including, but no limited to, comply with all safety rules, regulations, and quality standards. Keeps work area clean and orderly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Perform numerous tasks necessary under general supervision to set up and operate any machine tool to perform diversified operations. Work from regular blueprints and job specifications to perform duties such as but not limited to exacting setups, selecting feeds and speeds, determining sequences of operations, installing proper tooling and attachments and adjusting stops and attachments. Duties require broad experience and working knowledge of machining technology, mathematics, tooling applications and machining characteristics of materials as well as a good degree of skill to machine all types of parts with or without fixtures, and with all types of tool settings. Face, turn, bore, drill, chuck, ream, groove, undercut, broach, keyway, hone, taper, grind, tap, cut threads, lap, hob, shape, and all other machining operations to machine parts. Also required good degree of skill to block, clamp, jack, mount, secure, orient, position, change, adjust, align, position between centers, layout, hold, place in steady rest, and shim. Operates two or more machines, time cycles permitting, and checks work to maintain quality. Multi machine tool operation may include such machine tools as gear cutters, automatic and semi-automatic machine tools, and other machine tools with machine controlled work cycles. Load and unload machines. Perform related duties as assigned. Comply with all safety rules and regulations. Keep work area clean and orderly.

Job Requirements


• Minimum of a high school diploma or general education diploma (G.E.D).
• Two (2) years of experience required.

• Must be an experienced forklift driver.

• Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.
• Must be willing to work overtime as required.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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