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Machinist 2nd Shift Regular or Wed - Sat 4x10s

Rural Hall, North Carolina

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Power Generation Services
Business Unit: Power and Gas
Requisition Number: 236370
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Rural Hall
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:


Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering

excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than

165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously

leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business

opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is

organized in seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,

Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process

Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

Siemens is the leading service partner for ensuring high reliability and

optimal performance of rotating power equipment within the utility, oil &

gas, and industrial processing industries worldwide – as well as for wind

turbines. Siemens’ extensive national network of service technicians is able

to quickly and comprehensively offer expert service to maximize the

lifecycle of power generation equipment, helping to ensure reliability and

prevent downtime.

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Job Description:

Machinist 2nd Shift Regular or Wed - Sat 4x10s 



The primary purpose of this position is to setup, operate and maintain a variety of equipment in the Small (New) Parts area.  Some specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and obtain tape and tooling packages for machines
  • Operate majority of the machines in assigned area (i.e. Manual & CNC Mills and Lathes, Grinders etc.)
  • Work to production routers which includes following sequencing and inspection requirements

 Job Responsibilities:



Receive assignments, oral and/or written, from supervision:

Sample of job requirements:

  • Read instructional material necessary to perform operations

  • Create straightforward NC programs at the controller

  • Perform setup of work piece; install tooling, fixtures, download CNC programs, and make required settings and adjustments

  • Make minor repairs to tooling, fixtures, and equipment as required or return to proper area for replacement or repair.

  • Run a variety of equipment to create a complete part, as directed by part router

  • Work with Engineering, as needed

  • Provide thorough carryovers to minimize confusion and/or loss of time

  • Notify supervision/maintenance of irregularities or equipment malfunctions

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment

  • Keep work area clean, orderly, and safe

  • Understanding and working to within schedule requirements

Education/Job Knowledge Requirements:

  • Equivalent to a high school education is acceptable. 

  • Requires the ability to read, write, complete simple forms, and understand simple written instructions.

  • Requires the ability to perform arithmetic skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, including decimals and fractions.

  • Could require simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, or diagrams.



Familiarity of CNC and/or Manual Machines, 1-2 years’ experience in a machine shop is preferred.

Responsibility for Safety of Others

Operator is responsible for their own safety as well as others in the work area.  Following JHA guidelines is required at all times.  Inattention, thoughtlessness or careless operation of equipment or performance of duties may cause lost-time injuries to self or others.

Work of Others

Employee is responsible for own work only.

Responsibility for Equipment or Process

The equipment used (Milling, Turning, Grinding, EDM, etc.) should not be damaged when following standard processes.  Misuse may result in considerable damage and costly repairs. Routine maintenance of the equipment is required.

Physical Demand

Moderate physical effort required with bending, stretching, walking, and standing.  Gripping and grasping tools is common, as is using of mechanical controls such as buttons, knobs, and levers.  Some repetitive motion is involved in the execution of job tasks.  A crane is available for lifting and carrying bar stock, fixtures, or cutting tools, some of which may weigh up to 50 pounds; tasks involving such weights are performed routinely.  A-frames, chip cans, toolboxes, and pallets weighing up to 1000 pounds must occasionally be pushed/pulled.

Mental/Visual/Auditory Demands

Constant mental and visual attention required to perform repetitive and variable responsibilities.  Normal or corrected vision and hearing required.

Working Conditions

Most work is performed in the shop area where dust, dirt, vibration, noise, and moving equipment are present to a limited degree.  Contact with oil, coolant, and grease is likely


Care should be taken in the operation of equipment and in lifting/moving of materials and tools to avoid accidents that may result in lost time injuries. Safety goggles/glasses and safety shoes are required for safety in the production area. Ear protection, gloves, full face hooded air supply respirator, throwaway coveralls and aprons are advisable.

Initiative and Ingenuity

The employee in this position follows established procedures to perform setups and operate equipment.

Responsibility for Material or Product

Operator is responsible for the material/product machined from the time of machining until it reaches the next operation.  It is the responsibility of the operator to ensure parts are conforming not only to print specifications but visually as well when being sent to the next operation.  Errors not caught immediately may result in product failure and/or significant customer impact.


Job Prerequisites

  • Demonstrate the ability to setup and run multiple machine shop equipment
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow routers and sign off own work

  • Must work well with others

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve expected targets and quality


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