Xylem Manual Machinist in Lubbock, Texas

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com .

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Manual Machinist Second Shift (Nights). The ideal candidate will be responsible for the functions listed below.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up & operate manual lathes .

  • Read blueprints, job orders & charts such as engineered dimensions, tolerances & tooling instructions, such as type of holding fixtures, cutting speeds & feeds and cutting tools needed.

  • Move controls to set specified rotation speeds, feed rates, & depth of cuts.

  • Read & use fixed gages, calipers and micrometers.

  • Knowledge of shop mathematics

  • Support all safety & 5S requirements related to this position.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED plus 2-4 years of lathe operation experience.

  • Ability to read complicated drawings, layouts, method sheets and specifications.

  • Knowledge of shop mathematics and formulas, plus thorough knowledge of all basic lathe operations, methods and set-ups.

  • Should also be familiar with cutting quality of various metals, grinding and setting of tools according to metal characteristics.

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Heavy lifting up to 50 pounds

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about work site. Use of power tools.

  • Regularly required to listen, talk to, and see employees on a daily basis.

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Outdoor work environment, exposure to various elements

  • Must be able to work Monday - Saturday ( hours can flex ranging from 5:00am to 5:00pm)

  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

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