Sewing machinists stitch pieces of material together to make clothing, accessories and soft furnishings.

Machinist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Machinist to join our team.


  • Read engineering drawings;
  • Review samples, drawings or instructions to understand specifications of output;
  • Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping;
  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job;
  • Installation of equipment and machines in production;
  • Maintain workstation safe, clean, organized, and compliant;
  • Perform all work in compliance with all safety rules and regulations in the production shop environment;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Use manual machine centers;
  • Must be familiar with the use of a variety of machine tool attachments or related equipment to perform precision machine work;
  • Maintain equipment through preventive maintenance schedule;
  • Maintain professional level of organization with high attention to detail and quality;
  • Extensive familiarity with CNC programs for 5 axis machining centers using ESPRIT;
  • Clearly communicate with management, internal customers, and co-workers;
  • Perform basic maintenance and repairs.


  • Noise levels ranging from quiet to extremely loud;
  • Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items;
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime and weekends;
  • Experience in “Solid Works” and/or “Auto Cad” is a plus;
  • Programming in “G” code for both Mills and Lathes, including Live Tooling and 5 axis. With experience in either “Master Cam” or “Feature Cam”;
  • Trade School certification;
  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth;
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds;
  • Good level computer literacy, using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer or similar;
  • Compensation;
  • At least two (2) years CNC aviation experience;
  • Zero and reference points;
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks;
  • Ability to configure mills and lathes by entering instructions related to;
  • Ability to frequently work independently and can meet daily department goals.