Manual Machinist


Position: Manual Machinist

Industry: Manufacturing

Job Type: Temp-to-hire

Location: Louisville, KY 40223

Pay Rate: $28.00/ Hr – $30.00/ Hr, with quick advancement opportunities

Available Shifts:

1st Shift: Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Job Description:

Snelling has an immediate opening for a Manual Machinist in Louisville, KY. This position will be responsible to set up and operate a variety of machines such as lathes, mills and grinders to fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments and equipment. The Manual Machinist should be able to work independently and demonstrate a proactive, problem-solving attitude. Job duties include:

  • Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
  • Select appropriate machines (e.g. lathes) and position or load material for a job
  • Determine and program size of batches, speed of machine etc.
  • Monitor machine while working to adjust the feed, maintain temperature and identify issues
  • Check output to ensure consistency with specifications and discard defects
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Perform routine machine maintenance and repair minor damages

Manual Machinist Requirements:

  • We are looking to fill a Manual Machinist position with 3 years + experience
  • Must have machining knowledge in lathe, mill, grinding and welding
  • Must be able to work in close tolerance machining
  • Able to read / interpret drawings
  • Must be able to work overtime when required


  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance after 30 days
  • 401K (eligible from start date, matched after 1 year)
  • Weekly Electronic Pay

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible, and qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.

About Snelling: Since 1951, Snelling has helped match exceptional people with exceptional opportunities, and we continue to set the standard of excellence in our field. By combining our award-winning history with industry-leading technology, our team has what it takes to connect you with the job opportunity you seek quickly and efficiently.

Keywords: Manual Machinist, Mills, Lathes, Blueprints, Measurements


Louisville, Kentucky 40223