Manufacturing Machinist - Tool Room

Mar 01, 2018
Mar 12, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Manufacturing Tool Room - Carbide Die Finisher/Tool Crib Machinist
Full-Time Position Available - M - F 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM & 2:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Holo-Krome Company, Wallingford, CT 06492

The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Full-Time Manufacturing Tool Room - Carbide Die Finisher/Tool Crib Machinist. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices, work well both independently and as part of a team, and show respect to co-workers, customers, vendors, and visitors in the workplace while demonstrating Fastenal's core values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to nearly 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and advance to become company leaders.

As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.

Holo-Krome Company, a Division of Fastenal Company, is a leading Manufacturer of Fasteners.

Working as Full-Time Manufacturing Tool Room - Carbide Die Finisher/Tool Crib Machinist, you will be responsible for making, altering and repairing a wide range of carbide dies and integrated parts generally for use on heading machines.

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
o Planning and performing a variety of roughing out, boring, facing, turning, lapping, finishing and grinding operations to make, alter and repair a wide range of carbide dies and integrated parts generally for use on heading machines
o Fabricating special tools for the Research and Development department occasionally
o Setting up and operating bench lathe for precise and difficult machining using diamond, diamond dust and paste or other abrasive materials
o Selecting, installing and adjusting tool compounds and tail stock and making necessary brass arbors and laps
o Checking work with fixed and adjustable measuring instruments to maintain very close tolerances and making necessary adjustments to ensure conformance with specifications
o Instructing and/or assisting employees and other operators as needed

Following all safety rules and regulations, including
o Wearing all safety equipment as directed by the Team Leader or Production Coordinator, such as safety shoes and hearing protection
o Performing 5S and TPM duties
o Maintaining Daily Logs and Boards for the department
o Performing other similar or related duties as required or assigned by Senior Coordinator. Reporting unusual conditions to Senior Coordinator.

The following skills and qualifications are required for this position:
o Prior experience working with machinery and tooling
o Possess an excellent safety record
o Basic math skills including decimals and fractions
o Ability to read and interpret written instructions
o Desire to continuously improve manufacturing processes
o Strong organization, planning, and prioritizing abilities
o Ability to lift, slide, and lower packages that typically weight 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75 lbs
o Ability to pass the required drug screen (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY)

o Prior experience working with carbide.

Fastenal offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees. This package includes Health, Life, Long Term Disability, and Dental Insurance, in addition to, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and 401(k)/RRSP with a profit sharing contribution.

To Apply, please click on the link below.
Please respond by 3-9-2018.
Equal Opportunity Employer- Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Fastenal is Dedicated to Employment Equity

Company Description Holo-Krome is the premier domestic manufacturer of socket screw products and cold headed specials.

Holo-Krome was founded in 1929 in Hartford, CT, relocating to West Hartford in 1936 and most recently to Wallingford CT in 2010.

As part of the Fastenal Company's Manufacturing Division, we have grown to become one of the largest and most well respected names in critical application fasteners with our manufacturing expertise portfolio now including: Grade 9 hex cap screws, B7 A193 Heavy Hex Bolts, 12 point flange bolts.

Through our diverse network of manufacturing locations, we can accommodate virtually any fastener/bolt need from #0 to 4" in diameter.