Manufacturing Machinist

Oct 14, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Details - Manufacturing Machinist

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Job ID 264662 Title Manufacturing Machinist Type Full-Time Location Wallingford, CT 06492 Departments Manufacturing Date Published October 10, 2016 End Date 10-19-:59 PM CT Job Description Manufacturing Machinist

Full-Time Position Available 1st & 2nd Shift

Holo-Krome Company Wallingford, CT 06492

The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Full-Time Manufacturing Machinist. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices, work well both independently and as part of a team, and show respect to co-workers, customers, vendors, and visitors in the workplace while demonstrating Fastenal's core values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork.


Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to nearly 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and advance to become company leaders.

As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.

Holo-Krome Company, a Division of Fastenal Company, is a leading Manufacturer of Fasteners.


Working as a Full-Time Manufacturing Machinist, you will be working from blue prints and specifications to set up and operate Boltmakers.


The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

o Working from blue prints and specifications, setting up and operating Boltmakers and auxiliary equipment or 2 die, 3 blow header and its auxiliary equipment, rolling threader and knurler to fully manufacture a fastener from raw stock to finished product

o Maintaining and operating various Boltmakers of different sizes to form a wide variety of parts from standard and simple to complex specials where specifications dictate exacting adjustments and modifications of the original setup; operating auxiliary wire drawing equipment to fuse coil ends when so required

o Placing wire on proper wire table using electric hoist or forklift truck. Installing proper wire tools including feed rolls and straighteners. Obtaining and installing proper wire draw die as required and draw wire to required size

o Installing wire into machine and set cut-off dies, cut-off knife and transfer fingers; installing forming die and proper gate tooling; adjusting all tooling for proper alignment, knockout, clearance, feed, etc.

o Making trial run and checking sample parts both visually and with fixed and adjustable measuring devices for conformance with Blue Print specifications


The following skills and qualifications are required for this position:

o Prior machining experience

o Mechanically inclined

o Demonstrate strong attention to detail

o Possess an excellent safety record

o Basic math skills including decimals and fractions

o Desire to continuously improve manufacturing process

o Ability to safely lift up to 75lbs

o Ability to pass the required drug screen (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY)


o Possess two years of work experience operating Headers.