Position Summary:

Under general supervision, operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.

EEOC CLassification

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FLSA Status

Craft Workers

Machinist Lead



Essential Functions:

  1. Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
  2. Remove and replace dull cutting tools.
  3. Mount, install, align, secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and work pieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  4. Listen to machines during operation in order to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
  5. Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
  6. Stop machines to remove finished work pieces, or to change tooling, setup, or work piece placement, according to required machining sequences.
  7. Lift work pieces to machines manually, or with hoists or cranes.
  8. Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs.
  9. Calculate machine speed and feed ratios, and the size and position of cuts.
  10. Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspects equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Handles, installs, positions, moves materials, and manipulates materials.
  • Appropriately utilizes tools to include, yet not limited to: borers, boring bars, dial indicators, computer numerical controlled CNC milling machines and turning centers, manual mills, vertical milling machines and automatic measuring equipment
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Experience— Work with Large horizontal CNC mills and Large Vertical CNC lathes. Minimum two years with Master Cam.
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Operation Monitoring — watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Operation and Control — controlling operations of equipment or systems.  Troubleshooting — determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Equipment Maintenance — performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Consistently demonstrates work styles of, yet not limited to: dependability, attention to detail, adaptability, flexibility, cooperation, integrity, persistence and self control

Education/Training and/or Special Qualifications:

An appropriate mix of education and experience which would allow the employee to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above; and at least 2 years of experience directly related to the essential functions as specified.

Physical Requirements and Environment:

  • Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
  • Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 60%) of job.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
  • During customer site visits, exposure to wide variety of potential hazards that require following extensive, customer mandated safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
  • Work includes the need for finger dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, multi-limb coordination and manual dexterity
Department: Machine Shop
Project Location(s): Kingman, AZ
Education: 2 Years
Compensation: To Be Determined

Join Our Team!

LARON Incorporated, is looking for safe, skilled, motivated, enthusiastic and energetic people who value quality to work in the dynamic industry of: machining, fabrication, millwright services, electrical equipment repair and manufacturing, new equipment sales, and predictive maintenance. Laron is the industry leader – “Excellence in Quality and Service”.

Laron is an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), which means as a valued employee you become a shareholder.  Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Paid Time off and more.

LARON is a Drug-free, Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workforce. If you are interested in any career opportunities at LARON, please start the employment process by clicking on the desired job posting title.

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