MW Industries

Machinist I - Fenton

Fenton, MO

Job Description

Machinist I

Posted: Tuesday, 4/2/2024

We are looking for a skilled Machinist to join our team. Our Machine Shop's main function is to support production, through making tooling for new jobs, repairing tooling, and creating backup tooling to improve production.


  • Perform complex machining and fitting of all kinds of parts, tools, and machines in support of production operations or job shop machining. Operates alternately more than one type of machine tools such as grinders, mills, drill presses, lathes, etc.
  • Lay out work from blueprints, sketches, and written specification. Must have good understanding of shop math skills.
  • Performs complex machining operations in support of production operations or job shop machining.
  • Operate various types of machine tools and perform progressive machining operations for metal parts, tools, and machines with close tolerances or high finish requirement.
  • Fits and assembles, where necessary, using machinists' hand tools and measuring instruments.
  • Program CNC machines while making tooling, including HAAS 3 axis machining center, Bridgeport 3 axis machining center, Kira 3 axis drilling center, Okuma lathe.
  • Routinely check tooling for conformance to specification against the provided print and/or sample.
  • Must have machinist tools.
  • Perform other duties (essential or marginal) as assigned.


  • Ability to work independently, without supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Accurately and efficiently give or receive information through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with other team members and with members of management; interact appropriately with others in the workplace.
  • Skillful use of machinists' hand tools and measuring instruments.
  • Not pose a direct threat to health or safety of oneself or others.


  • Two or more years of combined education (technical degree) and experience.
  • General knowledge of working properties of all materials, including heat treating.


  • Work indoors in a manufacturing plant environment, with exposure to: warm temperatures in the summer; machinery that generates noise and vibration, has moving parts, and is powered by electricity; excessive noise; and airborne metal particles.
  • Physical: Balance; bend; climb; crawl; crouch; feel; fine manipulation (working with fingers); grasp; gross manipulation (working with hands); hold; kneel; lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds and move up to over 100 pounds; pull; push; reach at or below shoulder level; reach overhead; sit; stand; squat; stoop; stretch; twist; and walk.
  • Cognitive: Plan and prioritize; analyze and solve problems; make decisions; concentrate amid distractions; exercise good judgment; organized with attention to detail and accuracy; advanced understanding of shop math; use math and perform calculations; work with minimal errors; handle stress and stressful situations effectively; perform well under pressure; adapt well to change.
  • Vision and Hearing:
    • Vision: Far visual acuity (clarity of vision at 20 feet or more), near visual acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less), peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Hearing: Hear, understand, and distinguish speech and other sounds (such as alarms, vehicle horns, equipment parts in motion, and vehicles in motion).

EEOC Statement:

MW Components provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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