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Lead Machinist

Eugene Fabrication Shop
Eugene, OR
Close Date:  05/03/2024
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Lead Machinists earn $33.39 per hour
We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and 10 holidays

About The Position
• Oversee highly skilled machinists working with modern CNC machines and manual lathes in an industrial shop
• Direct daily work assignments and work schedules to maintain high quality work in a safe and efficient manner
• Work with engineers, fabricators, and machinists to resolve drawing, manufacturing, and process issues
• Operate CNC machines, setup tooling & programming
• Read and understand CNC programs and operational layouts as required on a variety of machines
• Order all tooling necessary to complete jobs and manage all supplies needed for the machine shop
• Recognize and recommend crew commendation, corrective, disciplinary and discharge actions
• Monitor and recognize when programs need to be adjusted for the most effective output
• Handle multiple priorities, while allowing for flexibility, offering solutions, and changing course as needed to complete tasks safely and efficiently under demanding circumstances
• Be proactively aware of workload and plan tooling requirements for future jobs ensuring minimum downtime

• 5 years CNC experience
• Previous supervision experience in Machine Shop preferred
• Experience working with HAAS CNCs, Manual Lathes, and manually programming consoles using Gcode commands
• Strong communication skills will all employees on every shift
• Proven commitment to safety and Company policy

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Each year, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a resume and cover letter referencing this position to:
Sierra Pacific Industries
Human Resources
P. O. Box 851
Eugene, OR 97440
(541) 762-0453

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at:

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.4 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.