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Date: Oct 14, 2020

Job Title: Manual Machinist


Department: Fabrication / Machine


Reports to: Machine Shop Supervisor


Shift: First Shift, Mon – Fri (weekends, as needed)


Vizient® Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. is a robotic integrator specializing in custom engineered tooling and automated arc welding systems for general and heavy fabrication applications. All of the products are engineered and manufactured in-house for complete control over product quality and project timelines. Our diverse customer group provide interesting and challenging work for our employees and ensures profitable growth for our company.


Vizient is a division of Lincoln Electric Automation™ in the General Industries group.


Position Summary: Responsible for setting up and machining weldments, tubes, blocks, and pins of all sizes in a timely manner, while maintaining exceptional quality.



  • Set-up and machine components per print efficiently and accurately;
  • Complete any necessary inspection worksheets;
  • Maintain minimal (preferably none) re-work or scrap;
  • Safely operate forklifts and overhead cranes;
  • Keep work area clean and organized; and 
  • Perform job-related duties as assigned per priority.


Experience / Skills:

  • 5 - 10 years’ experience as a machinist;
  • Prior experience setting up and operating manual mills preferred;
  • Basic PC navigation;
  • High attention to detail and quality;
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints;
  • Understand basic GD&T call-outs;
  • Ability to accurately use standard machinist measuring tools;
  • Ability to setup and run “one-off” parts to print efficiently and accurately;
  • Ability to keep work area clean and organized;
  • Must work well under pressure; and
  • Excellent team player with organizational and time management skills.


Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Safety (OSHA, SDS), ANSI (RIA) standards. 


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

  • Understand the Company’s EH&S Policy and how it relates to this job;
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as Vizient’s rules and policies that pertain to this job;
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EH&S procedures;
  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EH&S procedures; and
  • Attend required EH&S training.


Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein 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.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is typically required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; squat; climb; see, talk and hear. Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools up to 40 lbs. consistently, and parts up to 50 lbs. consistently. Repetition with activity. 
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Vizient Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. and Lincoln Electric are Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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