Department: Manufacturing
City: Cincinnati (Oakley)
State: OH
Job Responsibilites:

Metcut Research Inc. is an internationally recognized leader in the material testing field. With more than 60 years of experience and 100 professionals, our trusted service supplies material property data to Military & Commercial Aerospace, Power Generation and Automotive industries. Our commitment to provide comprehensive testing services with speed and accuracy are key to our continued success and future growth. We are seeking experienced Machinists with strong PC skills,  verbal communication and a keen sense of manufacturing principles. This is a key operations-focused role that will perform the day to day activities of the machine shop.


Under little supervision sets up and operates efficiently multiple complex manual machines and performs the complex precision operations in the shop and/or sets up, operates CNC equipment.


Operate different types of OJT certified equipment or processes efficiently with no quality issues. Performs machine set ups or processes on machines according to specifications of work order and procedures to carry out a particular phase of the production cycle. Performs dimensional inspection of specimens and use of measuring equipment. Must produce specimens within required tolerances. Responsible for taking care of routine machine maintenance and keeping work area in neat condition. Follows all safety rules regarding machine operations and proper guarding. Assists in on-the-job training of new or current lower level machinists with their machines and processes.


Job Description:


High school graduate with 3-5 years machining job shop experience.


  • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions and complete required internal paperwork.
  • Sufficient visual acuity (corrected) to read instructions, operate machines, and visually inspect parts produced.
  • Read and interpret basic blueprints and basic measuring devices (micrometers, calipers, height gages, indicators).
  • High school level math skills (decimal interpretation, add, subtract, multiplication, division).
  • The ability to quickly make coordinated hand movements to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects to operate machines properly.
  • Physical strength sufficient to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Physical ability to continuously stand for 4 hours.

Metcut Research welcomes enthusiastic, dedicated, and innovative individuals with a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Reimbursement, 401K Match Plan, Bonus Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer challenging work and the opportunity to be a valued member of our growing and dynamic team!