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Lathe Machinist 1st Shift (Derby)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
BG Products, Inc.
Physical Address
300 N. River
Derby, KS 67037
Job Description

Job purpose


BG Products, Inc. Tools & Equipment Division located in Derby, Kansas manufactures and distributes a broad line of specialty Tools/ Equipment for use in the Automotive Professional Trade Industry through a network of distributors worldwide.


The Machinist position will work in collaboration with the Manufacturing Team to operate a wide variety of CNC mills and lathes.


Duties and responsibilities


Calculate dimensions or tolerances, using instruments such as micrometers or vernier calipers.

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

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

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

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

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

Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition.

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

Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency.

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

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

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

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.

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

Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures.

Maintain a clean and organized work area and maintain all equipment, to like new appearance, according to maintenance plans and established procedures.

Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Continue to learn and grow knowledge of equipment/tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement initiatives.

Ensure that safe work practices are followed and adhered to.

Other duties as assigned




CNC Machines Turning Tools, Boring Bars, Threaders, ID/OD, End Mills, Face Mills, Boring Head.

Precision Instruments Calipers, Micrometers, Height Stand, Threaded Plug Gauges, Ring Gauges, Gauge Pins, Radius Gauges, ID Micrometers, Bore Gauges, ID Calipers.

Manual/Hand Equipment Drill Press, Dotco, Bridgeport Mill, Manual Lathe, Drimmel.

Fork Lift



High school diploma or equivalent required.

Precision Machining Experience preferred.

On-the-job training will be provided for specific job assignments.

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