Website Parker Hannifin

Machinist Job Highlights

Title Machinist
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management and Manufacturing
Location Kent, WA, United States
Company Parker Hannifin

Company Profile

Parker Hannifin manufactures motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets. The company specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of compressed air/gas treatment, on-site gas generation systems, and clean air solutions.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Machinist who will use established processes to set up, program, and operate various types of industrial-grade machines to form, cut, bend, size, or machine aerospace-quality components from Nickel, Stainless, and Titanium alloys.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience


  • Detect faulty processes and provide input for their resolution.
  • Fits and assembles where necessary, using machinists” hand tools and measuring instruments.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions, sketches, schedules, drawings, and documents.
  • Has familiarity with the working properties of various materials.
  • May be asked to demonstrate basic operations to others with supervisor approval.
  • May program CNC machines in the course of making parts.
  • Operates multiple types of machine tools and performs progressive machining operations to completion, creating tooling components and assemblies with close tolerances or high finish requirements.
  • Perform all work in accordance with established standards and safety procedures.
  • Perform complex machining operations in support of job shop machining
  • Responsible for ensuring proper documentation is entered on manufacturing planning (including correct quantities) and paperless timecard system.
  • Work under limited oversight.


  • Basic knowledge of geometric dimensioning and symbols. Knows where to find this information at Exotic and asks for help when necessary.
  • May have demonstrated expertise on multiple machine types or work on one single-purpose machine which may involve multiple machining processes.
  • Reads and understands manufacturing planning, sketches, blueprints, and specifications as necessary to perform the job function.
  • Required to perform shop mathematics associated with machining.
  • Requires familiarity with machine tools, precision instruments, and good manual dexterity.
  • Understand proper setup and use of tooling associated with machines.

Working Conditions

  • Demonstrate proper and safe operation of equipment, and personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, safety glasses/full face shield, hearing protection, and gloves as required.

Physical Requirements

  • The machine operator performs physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and frequent movement of the whole body, such as climbing, lifting up to 50 pounds, balancing, and handling of material.
  • This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements. Completion of a U.S. Export Compliance Notice is required.
  • Prospective employees must identify their status as a U.S. or Foreign Person, as well as their country of citizenship and residence.


  • The company offers a comprehensive and competitive total compensation package.

Employer’s Statement

Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company takes all employment decisions regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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