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Machinist (2 openings)

Kent, WA 98203

Posted: 05/14/2024 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 2020531 Pay Rate: 30/hour - 40/hour

Job Description

Why should you be interested? 

Two exciting Machinist positions have opened due to growth. Rainier Recruiting has partnered with mid sized job shop that specializes in machining parts for a variety of industries as they seek to grow their company. Passive candidates who are employed and curious to hear are more than welcome to have a “no-commitment” conversation with our Recruiting team about why this could be an exciting career opportunity. 


Compensation: $30-40/hour + overtime pay as needed. Positions are 3-24 month contract-to-hire opportunities with high possibility to convert to FTE.


Location: This position is onsite in Everett, Washington.


What this company offer you: 
  • Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Multiple openings on multiple shifts available (Mon-Thurs, swing shift, weekend shift)
  • Monday-Thursday shift schedule, 3 day weekend every week!
  • Weekend shifts Fri-Sun 12 hours with 4 days off in between
  • 1 week off between Christmas and New Years annually
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave


Key Responsibilities: 
  • Operate CNC lathe and milling machines proficiently.
  • Set up and utilize manual machining equipment, hand tools, and measuring instruments.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading and interpreting measurements from micrometers, vernier calipers, and other gauges.
  • Perform basic maintenance tasks on equipment as necessary.
  • Apply mathematical knowledge to calculate dimensions and tolerances.
  • Lay out and mark metal stock to indicate cutting placements.
  • Secure fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, and materials onto machines.
  • Independently set up and run various mills and lathes.
  • Monitor machine feed and speed during machining operations.
  • Inspect completed parts to detect defects and ensure compliance with specifications.


Qualifications and Experience: 
  • Setup/ Prove out experience with multi axis live tooling lathes
  • Work well as a team as well as independently to setup machining through aligning and securing holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials
  • Proficient in setting up and operating all standard inspection equipment
  • Understands standard machining practices such as speeds, feeds, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, etc.
  • Reads, understands and interprets engineering and manufacturing drawings. Strong working knowledge of GD&T
  • Working command of the English language and be able to communicate orally and in writing (basic oral instructions, simple written memos and instructions).
  • A high school diploma/GED or graduation from certified technical school, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.
  • Basic math skills


Who is Rainier Recruiting? 

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search. Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate. Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.  

Meet Your Recruiter

Eric Lindgren
Senior Recruiter 

Eric first learned how to find top-quality candidates and conduct effective interviews while still in school in 2008. In all his jobs since, he used that knowledge to help the company hire. In 2018, Eric became a full-time recruiter, mainly working on roles in the industrial and skilled trades industries. Since then, he has hired candidates from all industry sectors and walks of life.

Eric joined Rainier Recruiting in 2021, working from his home in the beautiful Willamette Valley in Oregon. Outside work, Eric enjoys playing tabletop games and spending time with his wife and two boys. Eric is one of the few Rainier Recruiting employees with a cat rather than a dog. His cat, Pirate, enjoys sitting on the keyboard while Eric tries to write emails. Pirate is especially fond of the letter rrrr.

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