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Machinist (2 openings)

Yakima, WA

Posted: 02/19/2024 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 1584559 Pay Rate: 25/hour - 35/hour

Job Description

Why should you be interested?

Multiple exciting Machinist positions has opened due to almost 50% year-over-year growth at this location. Rainier Recruiting has partnered with an aerospace company that partners with OEMs and operators of aircraft all over the world. This company has hired multiple successful employees already from Rainier Recruiting who have reported that it is a very good company to work for. 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: $25-35 /hourly (negotiable based on experience) plus overtime opportunities and 5% or more in bonuses.

Location: Yakima, WA. This role will be 100% onsite. The hired employee must live within daily commuting distance of Yakima, WA.


What this company offer you:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision for all employees and their dependents!
  • Life Insurance and accidental death
  • Tuition assistance
  • 401(k) with 6% employer match
  • Employee Stock Purchase program
  • Generous time off programs (PTO, FTO, sick leave)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health care and Dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 4 weeks PTO annually for all new hires
  • Company Paid Training
  • Career Development and Growth
  • Opportunity to grow into more senior level roles with the company as we grow


Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently performs a variety of complex precision machining operations utilizing CNC or manual-controlled machine tools to produce components to exacting tolerances and dimensions.
  • Setting up and operating a CNC and manually controlled machines such as lathes, milling machines, precision grinders, gun drills, etc. to make aerospace parts to sketch.
  • Using a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments that monitor and verify drawing/work order requirements are being met.
  • Making standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, and tooling.
  • Monitoring and verifying quality in accordance with manufacturing planning, quality plans, and engineering drawings 
  • Ensuring part quality by adjusting machine controls as necessary
  • Meeting production deadlines by following manufacturing schedule and procedures
  • Working with support resources and cell leaders to resolve production problems when they arise.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment by adhering to safety policies, contributing to risk mitigation management teams, and keeping all work areas clean.
  • Contributing to team effort by maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Continuously striving to find ways to make the manufacturing process more efficient and effective
  • Observing and listening to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools, following best machining practices.
  • Cleaning machine, tooling, parts, and performing machine TPM requirements.
  • Contributing to the overall effectiveness of the machine shop through participation in FOD, 5S, TPM, PM, and Process Improvement programs.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • 5-7 years of experience running and setting up manually controlled machine tools OR Five (5) years of experience with multi-axis CNC machine tools required
  • Two-year technical degree in a related field preferred but not required
  • Precision measuring tools, gauges, and other inspection devices
  • Part drawings/blueprints, dimensioning, and tolerancing including GD&T
  • Shop math
  • Basic understanding and application of GD&T, CNC Machine tools and G-code, and DNC Controls.
  • Machine preventative and corrective maintenance including machine troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated experience in lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and waste reduction concepts.

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

Gina Sanders
Senior Recruiter

Gina brings over seven years of recruiting experience to Rainier Recruiting. Gina is passionate about helping candidates advance in their careers and clients hire the best talent for their teams. She loves working in the collaborative environment Rainier Recruiting fosters and thrives in the competitive nature of the recruiting industry. Gina is a Washington state local and Central Washington University graduate with a human resources degree.

When not recruiting, you’ll find Gina in Eastern Washington snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, riding dirt bikes, practicing yoga, and spending time with her family.

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