CNC Machinist

companySchweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
locationWashington, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/23/2024
CNC Machinist
Full Time
36-40 / hour
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) is seeking a skilled CNC Machinist to join our Pullman, WA based Machining and Fabrication team. Machinists of all experience levels are encouraged to apply. Experience level will determine job title. In this position, you will be programming, setting up, operating, and inspecting parts for CNC mills and lathes. You will also assist with team training and development and support continuous improvement projects. The SEL Machine Shop supports a wide range of internal customers, producing low to high complexity parts out of materials that range from soft plastics, composites, to hardened tool steel and others as requested. We are looking for a talented CNC Machinist with programming experience who fits the technical role and our SEL values as outlined in our Principles of Operation. The ideal candidate will be an excellent problem solver, self-driven to improve in their craft, and willing to learn a broad range of machining skills and technologies.

This is a swing shift position, Monday to Friday, 2:30 PM to11:00 PM.

As a CNC Machinist, a typical day might include the following:
  • Using manual and CNC machining equipment to produce parts of moderate complexity under limited supervision.
  • Performing preventive maintenance on shop equipment.
  • Creating basic to moderate CNC programs with a CAD/CAM system.
  • Providing design feedback and training to engineering and other staff on basic to moderate design projects.
  • Adhering to all shop safety procedures.
This job might be for you if:
  • You have 2 years of trade school or equivalent experience
  • You have 4 years machinist experience
  • You can read and interpret moderate to complex blueprints
  • You can write and read CNC programs in G&M code
  • You can create basic CAD/CAM programs
Physical Requirements:
  • Lift and maneuver 40 pounds
  • Pull weight from high/low shelves
  • Reach
  • Bend
  • Grip
  • Twist
  • Sit and/or stand at least 8 hours
  • Fine finger dexterity

Pullman, WA- SEL's corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

Competitive pay. Superior benefits. Inspiring work.

People are at the core of our company and we hire employee-owners. We welcome you to learn more about how we support employees.
  • We're 100% employee owned. Retirement benefits include an employer funded stock ownership plan (ESOP) and personal 401K options.
  • We offer top tier medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
  • We recognize the importance of a healthy life balance and offer: 10 paid holidays, annual vacation accrual starting at 12 days, 9 paid sick days, and paid family and medical leave that covers 90% of your pay.
  • We foster growth and development of our employees through avenues such as STEM courses, apprenticeships, tuition assistance, and engineering development programs.
  • Ask our team about other benefits including wellness, fertility, adoption, and flexible spending benefits.
Pay Range Data: New hires general start between $20.77 - $38.37 per hour. We base our starting pay offer on location and job-related factors such as candidate experience, training, knowledge, and skills. Our ranges are determined by job, responsibility, and location.

Communication with Applicants

We communicate with all applicants. If you do not receive a response about your application, please check your SPAM filter or reach out to us at careers@selinc.com.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Vets/Disabled.

Salary range

  • 36-40 / hour

Required skills

  • Plastics
  • Tool Steel
  • Steel