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Manual Machinist

North Charleston, South Carolina
ProStaff Workforce Solutions is seeking a Manual Machinist to work with a leading company in North Charleston, South Carolina. If you believe you are qualified, we would be excited to connect and discuss this opportunity in more detail.

Please visit us at https://www.prostaffworkforce.com/ to explore all opportunities.


Bonus upon conversion
Shifts: 1st shift - 7 am - 3:30 pm plus OT
            2nd shift - 3 pm - 11:30 pm plus OT

Machinist will set up and operate manually controlled machines in skilled precision and bench work in the fabrication, maintenance, repair, and alteration of machinery, machine parts, tools, and equipment.

  • Use precision tools, Manual & CNC machinery, and equipment such as lathes, milling machines, horizontal boring mills, vertical turning lathes, grinders, drill press, hydraulic press, band saw, and a variety of cutting tools and equipment
  • Fabricate, machine, and/or shape parts such as tools and machine parts out of metal
  • Properly and safely select, align, secure, and remove holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines
  • Recognize, deploy, and properly use inserts, fixtures, and tooling
  • Studies applicable drawings and prints of work to be performed and follows instructions
  • Must be able to determine the proper tools required to perform given task
  • Operates and utilizes lifting aids as necessary to perform work
  • Use gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements
  • Perform daily, regular cleaning and light maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment
  • Ability to track parts and jobs in Travelers/Routers.
  • Perform all tasks in a safe and responsible manner while maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Work overtime as needed on evenings and/or weekends
  • Communicates with others to coordinate work in plant
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Lathes, Grinders, Boring Mills, Planers, Portable Tools
  • Turn, Drill, Tap, Bore, Hone, Polish machine processes
  • Large part machining experience preferred. Propulsion shafting, ship steering gear, etc.
  • Inside machining experience is desired
  • Forklift and Crane experience preferred

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience is required.
  • Language skills - effectively communicate and understand job instructions verbally and written in English. Ability to effectively interpret and translate instructions to other employees in a professional and respectful manner
  • Ability and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret various technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • A strong, proven interest in engineering and mechanical systems.
  • Read blueprints and measuring tools.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Ability to move or transfer products with an overhead crane.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs. at a time when required.
  • While performing the job duties, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach overhead with hands and arms, stoop, crouch, kneel, climb ladders, and use stairs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee will also be expected to spend time using a computer.
About ProStaff Workforce Solutions
We are a fast growing and successful agency that treats all its clients and candidates with a personal touch. ProStaff Workforce Solutions is a group of industry experts—many hailing from larger agencies—who know their business well and enjoy working in a more hands-on and flexible environment, with attention to detail. Our mission is to match quality people with quality jobs and quality companies to maximize productivity and profitability. We develop long-term relationships and provide a level of customer service and expertise that instill confidence and trust in our client companies and candidates.

Our Values
• Integrity
• Commitment
• Quality
• Diversity

Benefits for eligible employees
• Direct deposit
• Weekly pay
• Medical benefits
• 401(k) Plan


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