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Machine Shop

Independence, LA

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Do you have experience working in a Machine Shop? Do you have experience with as a Machinist with a Laithe or Mill machine? Do you have experience operating a saw cutting metal materials? Westaff has MULTIPLE long-term full-time opportunities for a Machine Shop in Independence, LA. Apply Today!

Pay: $16-$25 an hour, Depending on Experience

Hours: 6:00 am- 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed 


 CNC Machinists- Lathe/Mill Operator Job Qualifications:

  • Previous experience operating CNC Machines, Lathe and Mill preferred.
  • Capable of reading blueprints and drawings.
  • Capable of calculating mathematics.
  • Capable of using precision tools.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Have a valid driver's license.

 CNC Machinists- Lathe/Mill Operator Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to hear alarms.
  • Capable to operate Lathe and Mill machines.
  • Capable to bend, squat, and stoop.
  • Capable of lifting 70lbs to shoulder height.
  • Capable of using pneumatic tools.
  • Capable of using hand tools.
  • Capable of operating a forklift.
  • Ability to work in a non-climate controlled machine shop

 CNC Machinists- Lathe/Mill Operator Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and operate CNC machines to perform tasks such as drilling, grinding, milling etc. 
  • Prepare and load raw materials and parts onto the machines.
  • Set machines to complete full cycles to fabricate large number of parts.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, NON-DOT Physical and background screen


Saw Operator Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledgeable with metal cutting saws to run production.
  • Experience using manufacturing equipment
  • Experience operating a forklift 
  • Work flexible or overtime hours to meet production schedules
  • Mechanically inclined with basic math skills
  • Able to stand, squat, and stoop
  • Able to lift 50lbs

Saw Operator Responsibilities:

  • Operate CNC, manual saws and hydraulic press efficiently with minimal or no scrap.
  • Follow production schedules, shop orders and drawings
  • Review and understand drawings, routings, material and work instructions prior to production.
  • Manage raw material in the pipe yard



  • Full-time Long-term Opportunity
  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Retirement Savings Plan

Apply today to our Machine Shop opportunities!

We encourage both military, spouses and veterans to apply.


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