• Auburn Rd, Auburn Hills, MI, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

PPS customer is a growing battery company. 

Job Description

·         Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or Vernier caliper

·         Calculate dimensions of workpieces, products, or equipment.

·         Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.

·         Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders.

·         Operate grinding equipment.

·         Operate cutting equipment.

·         Set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations.

·         Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.

·         Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.

·         Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.

·         Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.

·         Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers.

·         Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.

·         Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.

·         Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.

·         Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.

·         Maintain production or processing equipment.

·         Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.

·         Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.

·         Conduct test runs of production equipment.

·         Check work pieces to ensure that they are properly lubricated or cooled.

·         Monitor lubrication of equipment or workpieces.

·         Program computers or electronic instruments, such as numerically controlled machine tools.

·         Program equipment to perform production tasks.

·         Diagnose machine tool and equipment malfunctions to determine need for adjustments or repairs.

·        Design fixtures, tooling, or experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.

·         Design tools, fixtures, or other devices for production equipment.

·         Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.

·         Exchange information with colleagues.

·         Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock to display placement of cuts.

·         Measure materials to mark reference points, cutting lines, or other indicators.

·         Draw guidelines or markings on materials or workpieces using patterns or other references.

·         Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools.

·         Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures.

·         Set up or operate metalworking, brazing, heat-treating, welding, or cutting equipment.

·        Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.

·         Confer with numerical control programmers to check and ensure that new programs or machinery will function properly, and that output will meet specifications.

·         Dispose of scrap or waste material in accordance with company policies and environmental regulations.

·         Separate scrap waste and related materials for reuse, recycling, or disposal.

·         Evaluate machining procedures and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency or adaptability.

·         Advise others on ways to improve processes or products.

·         Establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.

·         Plan production or operational procedures or sequences.

·         Dismantle machines or equipment, using hand tools or power tools to examine parts for defects and replace defective parts where needed.

·         Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.

·         Replace worn equipment components.

·         Install repaired parts into equipment or install new equipment.

·         Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.

·         Install mechanical components in production equipment.

·         Prepare working sketches for the illustration of product appearance.

·         Create diagrams or blueprints for workpieces or products.

·         Advise clients about the materials being used for finished products.

·         Order and maintain material for machine shop and spare parts

·         Build experimental parts or assemblies, such as electrical wiring harnesses or batteries assemblies or mechanisms.


•               Minimum of 4 years of experience working in a manufacturing organization performing machining

•               Working knowledge of environmental and safety laws, regulations, and relevant legislation is required

•               Must have ability to utilize data to identify problems and initiate corrective actions

•               Effective attention to detail, problem solving, analytical and organizational skills is required

•               Demonstrate the ability to read and comprehend  instructions, short correspondence, and memos. If required by job, must demonstrate the ability to write correspondence, effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the company.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

•               Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

•               Working Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in a shop floor prototype/production environment

Work Schedule

•               The hours of the position are; 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a half an hour lunch.

Additional Information

Looking for a great team to grow with? Make an immediate impact with? Join us! We understand that people are the greatest asset any company has. With this full time Direct Hire Opportunity, we offer a generous compensation and benefits package, along with the team feel of a small company and the support of a an industry leading leadership team.