Manual Machinist III (Manufacturing)

Website Komatsu

Manual Machinist III (Manufacturing) Job Highlights

Title Manual Machinist III-Manufacturing
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Elliot Lake, ON, Canada
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 seeking a Manual Machinist III (Manufacturing) who will be responsible for setting up and operating a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and consumables, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

Produces small batches or large quantities of metal parts and consumables.

Ensures quality products are being produced and maintains a safe, clean, and productive work environment.

Education Level

  • College Diploma in Machining or Tool and Die or equivalent experience
  • Licensing as Machinist

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience



  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers, etc.
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
  • Complete any required documentation – manage and complete the Manufacturing Orders as per company process.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, and manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Follows documented procedures standard work, routings, and blueprints to perform safe and defect-free operations to create and machine components.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark metal stock to display the placement of cuts.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as conventional lathe, milling machine, drill press, radial arm drill, and the occasional use of CNC equipment.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers, gages, etc.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions and determine the need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Position heavy fabricated metal components in machining fixtures utilizing overhead and jib cranes and other lifting devices per procedure.
  • Rotate to various assigned machines as required to meet production requirements.


  • Complies with KMC safety policies and applicable government, customer, or industry regulations or requirements.
  • Maintains hand tools and equipment to ensure safe operation.
  • Maintains orderly workshop and ensures housekeeping requirements are met.
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Responsibility for identifying and reporting any unsafe work habits, workplace incidents, or near misses.
  • Safety and Environment
  • Strives to find safer ways for customers to work with Komatsu Mining products.

Personal Leadership-

  • Actively participates in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensures that all activities are carried out according to Company Values and current Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Stays current with industry, customer, product developments, and technical best practices.
  • Undertakes self-training and development as required.

Customer Service-

  • Communicate with co-workers and internal customers as needed, including the passing of work from one shift to another.
  • Builds sound relationships with the workshop team and internal and external customers to ensure smooth operations.


  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, and schematics.
  • Good communication skills to work with multi-dimensional teams.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and their applications in machining.
  • Knowledge of manual machine tools, CNC, and power tools, including their designs, uses, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Knowledge of the safe operation of machines and other tools within the production facility.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Willingness to learn.


  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health and dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Personal wellness spending account
  • Company-sponsored registered pension plan (RPP) and matching program.
  • Safety boot voucher
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-supplied tools
  • 4/5 Rating on Glassdoor
  • Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting, innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment
  • Discussion regarding full compensation package conducted upon initial pre-screen

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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