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Machinist I

  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 2/15/2018 10:52:11 AM
  • Job #: 2955962
  • Location(s): United States; Florida; Jacksonville

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Machinist I will be responsible for performing advanced operation of machine tools to produce / fabricate precision parts. In this role you will apply basic and working knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures, as well as ensure conformance to specifications and continue production consistent with established procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Machinist I you will:

  • Machine parts to specifications using tools such as lathes and milling machines
  • Read blueprints, drawings, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work
  • Perform dimensional layout on all machined parts to confirm conformity to prints and other routing instructions
  • Ensure applicable documentation is complete (e.g., sign off on job card, SIS (Source Inspections Sheets) etc., and computer entry
  • Utilize precision measuring tools such as dial and vernier calipers, ID MICS, depth mics, ball mics, etc.
  • Load and touch off tooling applicable to program
  • Identify multiple surface finishes
  • Deburr and stamp parts to specifications
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, jaw attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process
  • Watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
  • Be responsible for maintaining a clean work area to include emptying waste container, used oil, sweeping chips, replace broken pallets
  • Read job card and determine product to be produced, instructions, specifications, actual machining time, quantities, etc.
  • Observe and follow proper procedures for powering on / off machine
  • Adjust machine offsets (e.g., wear, geometry, cutter comp, workshift, etc.)
  • Read program codes such as G-codes, M-codes, S-codes, F-codes, etc.
  • Observe all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and all safety rules / requirements such as machining guards, lifting techniques, slips and falls prevention, etc.

  • High School Diploma/ GED from an accredited school or institution
  • Minimum of 1 year of machining, CNC experience or automated machining experience.

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Lift up to 35 lbs
  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Certification to operate a forklift, pallet jack and crane
  • Vo Tech Certificate
  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledge in the following areas: Oilfield assemblies and parts
  • Ability to read and understand instructions; quality control; and safety
  • Effective verbal, written communications skills
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Ability to read, evaluate and respond to product specifications and drawings
  • Familiar and comfortable with various types of metal cutting machinery (mechanically inclined)

    Locations: United States; Florida; Jacksonville
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