Manual Machinist

Req ID:  62587

Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70807

Date:  Nov 22, 2022

<span 72="">For over 140 years our products have helped ensure the safe, reliable operations of key industries. With a passion for precision and partnership, Celeros Flow Technology continues this heritage of high performance and dependability, providing mission critical, sustainable flow control solutions for our customers around the globe.


<span 72="">Celeros Flow Technology is looking for individuals with a voice and a vision. We embrace change, diversity and promote new ways of looking at old ideas. We seek talented professionals to join our world-class team of innovators in a global, collaborative & multi-cultural environment, where you will be challenged, supported, and inspired to be extraordinary. 


The Machinist will perform manual machining operations including but not limited to turning, threading, and milling. There will be an emphasis on pumps or rotating equipment in a shop environment. You’ll work collaboratively with other Multi-Skilled technicians under the direction of the Shop Supervisor.



  • Setting up and operating various machines used for milling and turning, and using tools required for operating manual machines.
  • Reading and interpreting work orders to select proper work center and identify required tooling to perform the operation.
  • Obtaining and installing proper tooling, such as jaws, chucks, fixtures, and cutting tools.
  • Using various gauges and precision instruments (i.e calipers, IDOD micrometers, indicators, and special gaging equipment, etc.) to ensure quality is maintained and tolerances are met.
  • Cleaning and removing burrs after the operation is completed.
  • Training other employees on a variety of machine tools and operations.
  • Returning tooling and reporting any difficulties with tooling or material.
  • Maintain and practice safe machining tool usage such as lathe guards, chuck guards and PPE.




  • Read, write, speak and comprehend English.
  • Add, subtract, multiply, divide and work with fractional measurements and decimals.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all machine tools in your area of responsibility in order to produce various parts within specifications from blueprints.
  • Read and understand basic manufacturing mechanical blueprints, and use good basic math skills in addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.
  • Hold very close tolerances and surface finish requirements.
  • Exceptional teamwork skills and strong communication abilities.
  • Working knowledge or ability to learn to use a micrometer, depth micrometer, dial indicators, and other precision measuring instruments.
  • A demonstrated history of good attendance and a safe work record.



  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 8+ years of manual machining working with manual engine lathes, VTL’s, HBM’s and surface grinders
  • Experience working with very tight tolerance of +/- .001.
  • The ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and other documents.
  • Proficiency with measuring equipment, such as calipers, gauges and micrometers.
  • Experience working with variety of materials such as carbon steel, stainless steel, hard coated components, and composite materials.
  • Horizontal mill experience preferred.
  • Lean understanding and practices preferred.



  • Regularly required to use hands, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • Regularly required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move objects.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch.
  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.



Warehouse conditions are in line with Celeros Flow Technology EHS regulations and country legislative safety requirements with regards to safe walkways, shelving and general working areas.  Due to the nature of the environment, temperatures can range depending on seasonal conditions.  Noise can often be at levels that require hearing protection due to vehicle movements and general day to day activities in the nearby workshop.  All PPE is provided for by the company.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Celeros Flow Technology is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge