Machine Shop Assistant

July 05, 2019

Job Description

Falling within the Machine Shop supervisor, the post-holder will be in charge of machined acrylic components and carrying out refining operations on the components, in accordance with drawings, specifications and work instructions but also any other documentation which is provided.


  • Visually inspect components for burrs and imperfections
  • Remove machining defects from parts (asperity, roughness, burrs)
  • Install helicoil
  • Consult working documents in order to determine the appropriate deburring tools to use
  • Visually check and inspect that the end products are in keeping with the drawings
  • Prepare cutting materials on a CO2 laser-cutting machine.
  • Maintain and keep your workspace clean, safe and healthy
  • Respect the health and safety rules – it is mandatory to wear the required safety equipment and use the protective equipment installed on the tools
  • Respect established quality norms
  • Be aware of working methods and follow the established working procedures


  • Able to read, understand and follow working instructions, technical drawings, assembly notes, component lists and dimensional measuring instruments
  • Knowledge on measuring instruments, conventional tools such as table saw, face milling cutter, drill, band saw
  • Be quick and precise while working, quality oriented and good manual dexterity
  • Good visual attention
  • Experience in a similar post shall be preferable
  • Good understanding of French English

Sought after qualities: 

  • Initiative taker, rigorous and meticulous
  • Self-sufficient and sense of accountability
  • Sincere, organized and detail oriented
  • Analytical ability
  • Multi-tasker, flexible and dynamic
  • Proactive, capacity to manage priority changes
  • Capable of working under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Team player
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