Machinist (CMO)

Website Komatsu

Machinist (CMO) Job Highlights

Title Machinist (CMO)
Type Full Time (off shift)
Experience 1 Year
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Chattanooga, TN, United States
Company Komatsu

Company Profile

Komatsu Construction is an indispensable partner in the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Machinist (CMO) who will set up and operate metal-removing machines such as numerical control equipment, machining centers, lathes, milling machines, sharpers, or grinders, etc. to machine parts to specifications.

Education Level

  • Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Associate Degree in Machine Tool Technology (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year experience with reading blueprints, using calipers, micrometers, and bore gauges in a manufacturing environment (required)
  • CNC machining experience strongly (preferred)


  • Fits and assembles parts into a complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plates, surface tables, hand tools, and power tools.
  • May install machined parts in mechanisms, machines, equipment, and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.
  • Operate machine center following the CNC Process/Program set by Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify the accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls control media as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks.
  • Work on various job assignments at different workstations.


  • May require to work overtime to meet schedules.
  • Must be able to use a variety of hand tools, power tools, etc.
  • Must be available to work any shift.
  • Must comply with all environmental and safety rules, and practices.
  • Must project a cooperative and positive attitude toward customers, employees, and the Company.
  • Some standing, kneeling, stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift a maximum of 50 pounds.

Additional Information

  • Must currently be in a lower classification to be eligible to apply
  • Must have no 2nd step corrective actions
  • Must have worked in his/her job for at least 6 months


  • Bonus programs
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Medical programs
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plans

Employer’s Statement

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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