Manual Machinist

Website JBT Corporation

Job Highlights

Title Manual Machinist
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Manufacturing
Location Lakeland, FL, United States
Company JBT Corporation

Company Profile

John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food and beverage industry, focusing on proteins, liquid foods, and automated guided vehicles.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Manual Machinist to join its team.

Education Level

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

Work Experience

  • Must have experience with Manual and CNC machines (mills, lathes, drill presses, grinders)-
  • Manual: Bridgeport Mills; Knuth Vertical Lathe; South Bend Lathes
  • CNC: Haas Mills, Mazak Mill, Mazak Lathe
  • G Code programming at the machine


  • Ability to use judgment to perform and make decisions about the sequence of setups, operations, and processes within the limitations of recognized or standard methods and procedures.
  • Attend all required site Safety Training sessions.
  • Comply with all JBT safety policies and guidelines.
  • Manufacture components following routing, work order, verbal and written instructions, prints sketches, charts, tables, and other information relative to the work at hand.
  • Operate a variety of machining equipment (lathe, mill, and drill), manual, and CNC.
  • Perform job setup requirements.
  • Perform required shop arithmetic including decimals and fractions.
  • Perform self-inspection and test of parts upon completion of jobs.
  • Use precision measuring instruments to ensure the proper fit of components.


  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • Must be able to use calipers and micrometers
  • Must have own tools (basic tools, veneer, micrometer)
  • Required to perform set-up and operation
  • Skid-resistant, steel-toe shoes, no shorts
  • Will be given a verbal test (given a blueprint and asked how to make the part) and a written basic math test


  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Company Sponsored Events
  • Competitive Wages and Compensation
  • Education reimbursement of up to $5,000 a year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Floating Holidays
  • Formal job training is provided
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Life insurance options for you and your dependents
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Potential for overtime pay
  • Short Term/Long-Term Disability

Employer’s Statement

JBT Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company provides equal opportunity to all qualified persons. It does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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