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Machinist, Lynchburg - VA

Company: IPEX Group of Companies
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Harco Fittings LLC is a member of the IPEX group of companies. Our mission is to compete and grow using innovation, differentiation, and extraordinary service. We want to shape a better tomorrow by connecting people with water and energy.
Harco Fittings LLC, founded in 1966 in Lynchburg, Virginia is a producer of gasketed joint injection-molded PVC and push-on gasketed joint ductile fittings. Our Harco locations span across seven states in the US. Are you looking for an opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and growing team?
We currently have an exciting opportunity as a Machinist. This role is based in our facility in Lynchburg, Virginia, and reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.
Job Summary
We are seeking an upbeat individual who will be responsible to support the Maintenance Division! This includes setting up and operating Conventional and ProtoTrak Type Vertical Milling Machines, Engine Lathes, Grinders and Saws to fabricate metallic and non-metallic parts used in a manufacturing facility.
Principal Responsibilities

  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, grinders and saws.

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.

  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut.

  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls as required.

  • Capable of accurately using a variety of measuring instruments such as Micrometers, Calipers, Dial Indicators to verify machined component meets blueprint specifications.

  • Fits and assembles machined parts into complete assembly.

  • Communicates with supervisors, engineers, production personnel, or others to resolve machining or maintenance problems.

  • MIG and TIG welding experience a plus.

  • Mastercam or other CAD experience a plus.

  • Responsibly use and care for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment while adhering to all safety policies and procedures

  • Must be eager to learn, self-motivated to work independently and have good written and verbal communication skills

  • Other duties as the need arises and/or assigned.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • 2-3 years related experience and/or training (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

    • Strong aptitude for numerical calculations and analytics

    • Be 18 years of age or older.

    • High School graduate or equivalent.

      Tools & Equipment

      • Must own hand and precision tools to perform job duties as expected.

        Work Environment

        • Requires the ability to work within the following areas of the manufacturing plant: Machine Shop, Mold Shop, Production Floor

        • Ability to work independently while multitasking

        • Incumbent will be required to lift a minimum of 50lbs, as well as stand for extended periods of time within a manufacturing environment.


          • Health Insurance

          • Dental Insurance

          • Vision Insurance

          • Life Insurance

          • Paid Time Off

          • 401(k) Retirement

          • Referral Program

            Harco Fittings LLC is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant's accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for IPEX jobs. To request an accommodation, please contact HR at

Keywords: IPEX Group of Companies, Lynchburg , Machinist, Lynchburg - VA, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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