Flowserve Corporation Manual Machinist in Ridgefield, Washington

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

As a member of a Flowserve Quick Repair Center in Vancouver WA, you will machine metal parts and components to repair pumps used in industrial settings, such as refineries and factories. Analyze specifications, set up machines, operate, and maintain machines. Verify quality of finished work with precision measurement tools. The crew is small and close-knit. We rely on good collaboration with engineers and machinists to evaluate needs, troubleshoot problems, and recommend solutions.

· Machine pump parts utilizing all standard machines including manual engine lathe and milling machine. Experience with horizontal and vertical boring machine a plus.

· Meet production goals relating to efficiency, schedules, and scrap and rework

· Verify the quality of finished work, demonstrating an in-depth understanding of specifications and workmanship

· Maintain a safe workplace by wearing PPE, following procedures and rules, and completing training

· Clean and maintain machines and tools, and keep an organized workspace

· Work closely with other machinists to discuss and solve problems relating to repairs and equipment

· Collaborate with inventory workers and engineers to status and discuss work-in-progress

· Focus on improvement by participating in continuous improvement team activities

· Record accurate, timely data on computer-based systems or in manual logs

· Apply in-depth understanding of the process flow of documents, materials, and parts through the repair or manufacturing process

· Apply good understanding of tooling design concepts and their uses

· Apply knowledge of equipment applications in the manufacturing process

Position Requirements:

· 3+ years machining experience in a manufacturing or repair environment operating manual engine lathes, milling machines, and horizontal boring machines

· Experience in using and interpreting precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, dial indicators, and depth gauges

· Must be able to read and interpret blue prints and drawings

· Forklift certification desirable

· Must communicate clearly, understand instructions, and read instructions in English

· Standing for long times required, repetitive arm motions, frequent lifting with occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

· Able to work overtime and weekends as required on short notice

· Able to travel to other local Flowserve sites or customer locations, as required

· Demonstrated track record of reliable, dependable work ethic with a personal commitment to quality workmanship

· Must show a customer-service mindset at all times

· High school diploma or GED equivalent is required


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Primary Posting Location:

Ridgefield, Washington US

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Manual Machinist

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Employment Type:

Full time

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United States

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