Manual Machinist

Atlas-SSI, Inc.   Slaughter, LA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on May 3, 2022

Description: Assemble, arrange, maintain and operate a variety of machines to fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments and equipment.

  • Sets up production machines following prints and specifications.
  • Chooses, aligns, and securely attaches holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and other materials on machines.
  • Applies knowledge of mathematics and instruments to calculate dimensions and tolerances.
  • Identifies malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining; adjusts controls of machine to correct errors.
  • Inspects and measures completed production units to identify defects caused by machine setup.
  • Starts or restarts equipment after power outages or interruptions.
  • Complies with applicable safety regulations and best practices, including all OSHA regulations.
  • Assists with training of new hires.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to interpret and translate designs and documentation.
  • Thorough understanding of production equipment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly work area.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Can tolerate prolonged periods standing, bending and stretching.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Must possess visual acuity required to operate machine.