Position Purpose:

The Machinist position is responsible for the set up and operation of the manual lathe machine in accordance with blueprints and the product specifications. Other responsibilities include overseeing the machining process, using their knowledge to calculate dimensions as needed and setting up the machinery.

Reporting Relationships:

REPORTS TO: Service Manager


Essential Functions:

  1. Ability to review blueprints, diagrams, and product specifications.
  2. Complete assigned machining operations in accordance with the blueprints and specifications.
  3. Ability to follow and complete all work orders as assigned.
  4. Assemble and repair pumps and all other related products.
  5. Maintain assigned machine in good working order and following all cleaning procedures.
  6. Maintain and clean work area daily to ensure a safe and efficient shop.
  7. Follows all company policies and procedures. 8. Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: High school or equivalent. Formal technical training preferred. Driver’s License and favorable driving record required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of machines and shop tools.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Prefer at least 1 year of related work experience.

SKILLS/ABILITIES: Multi-tasking, Flexibility, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Problem Solving, Communication Skills (both written and verbal), Safety.

Physical Activities and Requirements of this Position: 

TALKING: Ability to speak effectively and communicate clearly

AVERAGE HEARING: Able to hear average conversations.

REPETITIVE MOTION: The employee is regularly required to operate tools and machinery.

FINGER DEXTERITY: The employee is regularly required to use hands to operate tools and machinery.

AVERAGE VISION: Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

PHYSICAL STRENGTH: The employee must routinely lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 90 pounds.

Working Conditions:

Warehouse environment. May be exposed to temperature extremes. May be exposed to cleaning chemicals, solvents and fumes. May be exposed to loud noises.

Mental Activities and Requirements of this Position:

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to deal with a variety of variables under only limited standardization.

MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers and common fractions. Competent in Algebra and Arithmetic.

LANGUAGE ABILITY: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business-related documents. Ability to communicate clearly.

Professional Requirements:

As a C & B Equipment professional the person holding this position conducts themselves with the highest degree of integrity, cooperation, professionalism, and honesty in dealing with internal support staff, vendors and all external contacts and customers. As an ambassador of the company this individual is required at all times to conduct himself/herself personally and professionally in an exemplary and forthright manner to ensure the highest quality reputation and image of the C & B Company in the industry. In order to represent our company in a professional manner, this position is required to wear company approved and provided work apparel.

Intent and Function of Job Descriptions:

Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected. They are also essential to an effective appraisal system and related promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination decisions. Well constructed job descriptions are an integral part of any effective compensation system. All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Job Category: Machinist
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Overland Park

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