Nichols Portland, LLC | Portland, ME
Nichols Portland is a market leader in Gear Pump Technology. Our Tool Room excels at production of precision tools and molds, gages, prototypes, fixtures and automation which support our company’s manufacturing processes.
We are looking for an experienced precision machinist/toolmaker to fabricate gages, prototypes and fixtures. The work is varied and interesting and supported by an experienced staff of engineers, toolmakers and metrologists.
Candidates should have the following qualifications:
Six or more years experience operating lathes, mills and grinding equipment.
CNC experience is a plus, but not required.
The ability to read blue prints including the interpretation of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances.
Full proficiency in shop math to include simple trigonometry and geometry.
The ability to fabricate items from engineering drawings, including developing efficient fabrication plans, rough machining, stock compensation for heat treat and finish machining to tolerances of .0005” or less.
Full proficiency in the use of standard machine shop gages.