Machinist in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

Career Snapshot

Career Description

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class:

General Duties

Performs a variety of machine shop labor, such as cylinder heads, valve grinding, seat work, engine block boring and milling operations. Uses precision measuring instruments including micrometers, calipers, jigs fixtures and gauges to check work.

Essential Functions

  • Disassembles and assembles heads and engines
  • Performs cleaning operations on engine parts, valve grinding, boring engine blocks,
  • Reconditioning connecting rods,
  • Crankshaft grinding,
  • Turning brake drums, rotors, surface flywheels,
  • Removing and replacing u-joints, axle bearings and
  • Other repair work.
  • Completes and prices machine shop work order for billing purposes.
  • Performs machining operations to restore motor components to original manufacturer tolerance.
  • Communicates with store associates and customers as necessary to review machining operation costs and limitations and turnaround time.
  • Ensures that all shop work is billed out or paid before it leaves the shop.
  • Observes the company's work and safety rules.
  • Ensures hazardous waste is properly stored and disposed of per OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Participates in and performs safety training including MSDS, OSHA, Lock Out, etc.
  • Ensures shop is clean, aisle ways are open, and castings are stored in proper staging area.

Minimum Years of Related Experience 1 -3 Years

Work Experience Required

  • Experience working in a machine shop environment.
  • Experience with the tools required for mechanical inspection (calipers, height gauges, pin gauges, rules).
  • Requires precision machining skills, mechanical and mathematical aptitude and a highly technical understanding of internal combustion engine components.

Skills & Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of quality and inspection requirements, manufacturing processes, and measurement techniques.
  • Requires understanding of allowed tolerances between metal surfaces and knowledge of machine tooling and measurements.
  • Requires knowledge of safe work habits and safety training.

Education Level

High School Diploma or GED/Home School Equivalency PLUS successful completion of vocational technical program, or equivalent experience

Career Requirements

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.