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Hiring Manual Machinist - $36/hour + Premium Benefits


Apr 26, 2021
Hiring Manual Machinist - Swing Shift
$36/hour + Premium Benefits

We are urgently hiring for a manual machinist swing shift at our 34,000 sq. ft. facility in Portland, Oregon. If you are an experienced manual machinist in Oregon, Washington, or in the Portland Metro Area, and looking for a company that will value your work and will help you achieve your career goals and a well-balanced life to spend with your family, join our team. You will be working on machining projects for wind & hydropower, oil & gas, marine, pulp & paper, and other heavy industries.


  • Journeyman Wage up to $36.00/hour depending on experience.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Life, Long Term, and Short Term Disability Insurance.
  • Education Reimbursement.
  • 401K Retirement Plan.
  • Yearly Bonus Plan.
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation.


  • 10+ years experience running large, manual machine tools.
  • Ability to independently operate lathes, mills, drill presses, and other manual shop equipment.
  • Large swing (36â€� dia.+) lathe experience a benefit.
  • Knowledge of machining procedures for mild steel, alloy steel, stainless steel, cast iron, and bronze.
  • Knowledge of precision machining procedures and ability to hold .001â€� tolerances or less.
  • Tools appropriate for metalworking trade required.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work off of prints and/or written/verbal instructions.
  • Swing shift schedule.

Visit our website to apply and find out more info: Manual Machinist – Swing Shift - Western Machine Works

About Western Machine Works LLC:
Western Machine Works helps companies improve production efficiency by providing engineering and precision machine shop services that are specialized in the design and repair of precision components, including shafts and rolls.

Our team of engineers, technicians, and project managers are skilled at what they do and are great people to work with. Founded in 1985, Western Machine Works in Portland, Oregon is well respected in the industry for doing quality honest work. We treat our employees as well as we treat our customers.
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