Machinist – Manual

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Job Title: Machinist – Manual

Location: Plain City, OH

Job Type: Full-Time

About Us:

Autotool Inc. is a leading innovator in the industrial automation industry, dedicated to delivering cutting-edge solutions enhance efficiency and productivity for welding, material handling, and other applications. We are seeking a skilled Machinist (manual operation) to join our dynamic team. If you are a highly motivated, results-oriented individual with a passion for industrial automation, and you’re looking to make a significant impact in a growing company, we want to hear from you.

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Manual Machinist to join our team in our well-equipped machine shop. The successful candidate will play a key role in the production of precision parts and components, contributing to the quality and success of our manufacturing processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate manual machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, and drills, to produce high-precision parts and components.
  • Interpret engineering drawings and blueprints to determine machining operations, tolerances, and tooling requirements.
  • Select and install appropriate cutting tools, fixtures, and materials for each job.
  • Monitor machine operations and make necessary adjustments to ensure the production of accurate and high-quality parts.
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of machines and tools to ensure optimal performance.
  • Inspect finished parts to verify conformance with specifications and quality standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve machining issues to maintain efficient production.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Collaborate with team members to meet production deadlines and quality targets.


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in operating mills and lathes.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; vocational or technical training in machining is preferred.
  • Proficiency in operating and setting up manual machine tools.
  • Strong blueprint reading and interpretation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and precision.
  • Knowledge of cutting tool selection and tooling setup.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Safety-conscious with a commitment to following all safety regulations.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Competitive salary and bonuses based on both team and individual performance.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance, including pre-tax savings accounts and employer-paid life insurance policy (optional term life insurance available)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match (after 90 days of employment)
  • Seven (7) paid holidays
  • Paid vacation/PTO
  • Reimbursements for uniforms, work boots, and prescription safety glasses
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects.

How to Apply:

If you are an experienced Manual Machinist looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a cutting-edge machine shop setting, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to Be sure to include “Machinist – Manual” in the subject line of your email.

Join Autotool Inc. and be part of a team that is shaping the future of the industrial automation industry through innovation and excellence in engineering. We look forward to welcoming you on board.