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CNC Machinist

Posted: February 1, 2023
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  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Technical School completion (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, and geometry is a must
  • 5 Years Machining Experience
  • Must speak English
  • Ability to commute/relocate to Kilgore, TX 75662
    • Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work
  • Available to work both Day and Night Shifts (Preferred)

Job Description

  • Tasks include:
    • Calculate dimensions or tolerances using micrometers
    • Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes and milling machines
    • Set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools used to perform precision machining operations
    • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines
    • Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision micrometers, etc.
    • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process
    • Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition
    • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products
    • Operate equipment to verify operational efficiency
    • Diagnose machine tool malfunctions to determine need for adjustments or repairs
    • Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Other notes:
    • Merritt is a low quantity, job-shop environment
    • All Employees must pass a drug test and be subject to random drug testing.

Job Type:

  • Full-time


  • $20.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • 401 (k)
  • 401 (k) Matching
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off


  • 10 hour shift (may include overtime)
  • Day & Night Shifts

Cover Letter Required.

E-mail job application and resume here: jobs@merrittpreferred.com

Drop off Resume at:
703 Gladewater Street
Kilgore, TX 75662