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Grundfos Americas Corporation Machinist II - 2nd in Indianapolis, Indiana

Machinist II - 2nd


Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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Professional Level (some years of experience)

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Grundfos is seeking a Machinist II to join our 2nd shift team in our Machine Shop in Indianapolis. This role requires complete set-up including advanced editing, programming and operation of computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines including vertical, horizontal and multi-axis machining centers, manual machines, lathes and mills. The role will report to the Production Supervisor. Candidates must have authorization to work in the USA without support.

Why Grundfos?

At Grundfos, we dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do. Our skills commit us to pioneer solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short-term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

*What is the job about? *

  • Complete setup including programming (Fanuc Controls or G Code preferred), editing, operation and preventative maintenance on CNC milling centers, CNC lathes and/or CNC mills.

  • Perform off-sets, fixturing and recognize signs of tool wear and poor finish and make adjustments to correct.

  • Follow all safety and quality procedures and standards and participate in efforts to improve processes, product flow and work standards.

  • Complete required paperwork (manual and electronic) in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of equipment and work area.

  • Perform work, promote teamwork and communicate in conjunction with our culture and corporate standards (Safety/Environmental, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Communication, Internal Controls, etc.).

  • Inspect parts for conformance to prints and specifications.

  • Performs manual and electronic record keeping and information retrieval functions.

  • Perform secondary operations such as deburring, chip removal, bushing installation, drilling, and tapping.

*What do you need to apply? *

Qualified candidates will have a High School diploma or GED, with additional technical training preferred.

  • 2-4 years manual machining (including but not limited to mills, drills and grinders) experience preferred.

  • 1-3 years’ experience with CNC programming, operation and setup with various controls including Fanuc Controls, Mazatrol Controls and Allen/Bradley Controls on CNC milling centers, CNC lathes and/or CNC mills preferred.

  • Experience doing precision machining using manual machines such as threading, boring and grooving preferred.

  • Advanced knowledge of blueprint reading, shop math (decimals, fractions, geometry, trigonometry, etc.) and GD&T, Manufacturing Principles (Safety, Quality, Lean, Process Flow, etc.)

  • Able to read and interpret drawings, specifications, setup sheets, etc.; use precision measuring instruments (calipers, mics, etc.), gages, manual and powered hand tools.

  • Able to use various types of manual machines (presses, balancers, straighteners, cut off saw)

  • Basic computer skills in SAP and Microsoft Office

  • Experience using cranes, hoist, screw jacks, hydraulic jacks

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, Ability to bend, squat, sit, walk, and stand for at least 8 hours a day

  • Experience using G & M codes to edit and interpret programs

  • Demonstrated strong work ethic (including attendance), strong organizational skills and strong communication skills (written and oral).

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*We look forward to hearing from you. *

It is Grundfos policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all it employees and applicants regardless of: race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability or veteran status.