Machinist - Lebanon

Lebanon, PA

Job Description


Posted: Monday, 6/10/2024
Join PRL : Crafting Precision Machined Parts for National Security

Position Overview : Are you detail-oriented, reliable, and a master of precision? Do you thrive in a structured environment where your analytical skills can shine? At PRL, we're looking for a machinist who notices what others might miss and takes pride in delivering top-quality work. If you value accuracy and enjoy working with state-of-the-art equipment, we want you on our team. This role is not just about doing a job; it's about contributing to something vital-our national security.

Job Summary : As a Machinist at PRL, you will be responsible for operating a variety of manual horizontal or vertical milling/boring machines and lathes. Your primary duty will be machining a wide variety of parts to customer specifications from castings, bar stock, and other materials. You will work in accordance with blueprints, standards, and specifications, as well as verbal and written procedures, to ensure the highest quality and precision in every part you produce.

Job Qualifications :


- High school diploma or equivalent required.

- Advanced education such as an Associate's degree is preferred.


- Related machining experience is highly desirable.

- An appropriate combination of education and experience will be considered.


- Ability to use manual machine tools (set-ups, machine positioning, etc.), read and interpret blueprints, and use a wide variety of measuring tools.

- Knowledge of shop math, trigonometry, and geometric dimensioning/tolerancing is essential.

- Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and read/write in English.

- Ability to function independently with minimal supervision.

Job Duties and Responsibilities :

- Set up and operate a variety of manual and/or CNC machines in a productive, quality, and safe manner, following a reasonable training period. Use hand tools and measuring tools.

- Use CNC machines, including familiarity with G and M programming codes, and ability to make minor program edits at the machine.

- Demonstrate knowledge of correct speeds, feeds, work holding methods, cutting tools and cutting tool materials and shapes, print/drawing interpretation, routine equipment and machine maintenance, and measuring/finishing methods.

- Machine parts to within tolerances as close as .0002".

- Participate in the design of jigs and fixtures for machining parts.

- Follow verbal and written instructions, sketches, and blueprints. Communicate with other co-workers in both verbal and written form and advise others in the absence of written procedures.

- Operate forklift trucks, overhead cranes, hand/floor trucks as needed.

- Verify information on documents to correspond with parts. Record information in accordance with instructions. Maintain accurate records of work performed as may be requested.

- Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work area. Perform other duties as assigned.

- Work independently with limited supervision required, generally limited to work scheduling, supply needs, clarification of confusing instructions, and direct/indirect needs as may arise.

- Participate in annual required safety training.

About Us : Do you have a passion for precision and craftsmanship? Do you want to be part of something much bigger than just a job? At PRL Industries, Inc., we do what only a select few companies in the country do. We are an integral part of providing support to our nation's defense and various industries by supplying high-quality, high-compliance components. Located in Lebanon, PA, this is not a remote position. We offer competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including:

- Medical

- Dental

- Vision

- Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability

- Employer-paid life

- Voluntary life products


- Tuition Reimbursement

- Generous PTO and paid holidays

Join Us : We're looking for the best and brightest machinists to join our team. If you're ready to make a difference and take your career to the next level, apply today. Be part of a mission that shapes the future of precision machined parts for our nation's defense. We can't wait to hear from you!


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