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September 24th, 2021

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Mid/Senior-Level Machinist

A rare opportunity for an experienced machinist to join an established company with a stellar reputation for excellence in machining, engineering and customer care. We are a small company with a big presence in our markets, known for our quality of products and service to our customers. Join us and add your qualities as an employee owner to a growing, evolving Maine business. 

Job Description

                This position will require the applicant to perform several duties within the general scope of their title, as well as beyond that on occasion. The position’s main duties include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Material Preparation – Use band saw, table saw, etc., to prepare metal and plastic stock.
  • CNC Machining – Setup machine, drill, mill & profile plastic components using supplied macro programs.
  • Manual Machining – Set up machine, drill, tap, cut & mill metal and plastic components on a manual “Bridgeport” type knee mill.
  • Work with others in the MECO Shop to increase manufacturing efficiency by periodically reviewing processes.
  • Work with the Engineering Department to ensure good component conformity and manufacturing process.

We have several product lines with variations of each in terms of size, shape and features. Over time, developing a good understanding of our common product types will be beneficial to completing duties. This position will require the operator to stand extended periods of time at various work stations.

Qualifications & Experience

Potential candidates should incorporate the following.

  • Preferably, 5 or more years of experience.
  • CNC and manual machine experience.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
  • Understanding of, or ability to learn, drawing GD&T.
  • Must be detail oriented.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive wages commensurate to your experience, an excellent benefits program, which will include health insurance, HSA (Health Savings Account) contributions, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, a 401(k) Savings program with match and an auxiliary retirement plan in the form of an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan).

Company Description

Woodex Bearing Company Inc. is an employee owned company with approximately 32 current co-owners. Within our company, the Woodex Division fabricates custom wood bearings for equipment located around the world. We create bearings for bulk material handling screw conveyors, as well as for farm equipment and other various applications. Also within our company, the MECO (Mechanical Concepts) Division, engineers, designs and fabricates custom shaft seals for processing equipment located around the world. We create sealing solutions for bulk material handling vessels with rotational shafts, in a variety of industries. These industries include food, pharmaceuticals, petrochemical, plastics, waste processing, etc. We are continually growing and expanding.

Please email completed PDF employment application below to Karen Hanson at karenh@woodex-meco.com 

woodex-app-for-emp-fillable.pdf

 

Entry-Level Machinist

 

Job Description

            We have an opening for an entry level Machinist in the MECO Seal division of our company. This is a fulltime, long term position with the opportunity to advance in a growing employee-owned company.  This position will require the applicant to stand for extended periods of times. It will also require the applicant be able to lift heavy loads on occasion.  The position’s main duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Material Preparation – Use band saw, table saw, etc., to prepare metal and plastic stock.
  • Manual Machining – Set up machine, drill, tap, cut & mill metal and plastic components.
  • CNC Machining – Setup machine, drill, tap, mill & profile plastic components.
  • Work with others in the MECO Shop to increase manufacturing efficiency.

Any techniques or training needed for the position will be provided by Woodex Bearing Co., Inc. 

Developing a good understanding of our product types will be beneficial to advancing within the company.

Qualifications & Experience

The ideal candidate will have some if not all the following qualifications. On the job training will allow for the employee to advance to multiple stations over time.

  • Prior machine shop experience is a plus, but not required for this position.
  • Good math skills.
  • Ability to read and understand fabrication drawings.
  • Ability to use and read various precision measuring equipment a plus.
  • The desire to learn and work safely.

Compensation & Benefits

Starting wage is $16 to $18 per hour depending on experience.  Also included are excellent benefits, health insurance, HSA (Health Savings Account) contributions, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, a 401(k) Savings program along with an additional retirement plan in the form of an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan).

Company Description

Woodex Bearing Company Inc. is an employee-owned company with approximately 30 current co-owners. Within our company, the MECO division fabricates custom shaft seals for process equipment located around the world. We create sealing solutions for bulk material handling vessels with rotational shafts, in a variety of industries. These industries include food, pharmaceuticals, petrochemical, plastics, just to name a few. We are continually growing and expanding.

Please email completed PDF employment application below to Karen Hanson at karenh@woodex-meco.com 

woodex-app-for-emp-fillable.pdf

 

 

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