About the Opportunity
Small, research-oriented machine shop in the Department of Physics in the College of Science looking for an Experimental Machinist to perform machining related duties to include design, construct, adjustments, and repairs to specialized scientific instruments, maintain all equipment, and follow all safety regulations.
- Work directly with requestor of project to ensure efficiency and accuracy in project design and completion. Schedule general workflow within machine shop.
- Work independently from drawing, sketches, or verbal instructions using ingenuity and initiative to determine set-up and design. Work to very close tolerances to machine a variety of mechanical parts. Use various measuring devices requiring interpretation. Set up and operate machinery. Thorough knowledge of machining and programming operations and machining procedures of shop.
- Assist in the development or revision of operational methods and procedures to ensure smooth functioning of shop. Use of procurement card for purchasing of supplies and equipment. Complete inventory control.
- Move materials as necessary in the performance of duties. Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials, etc. Maintain work area and equipment in a clean safe and orderly condition. Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain quality standards.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.
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