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Machinist A and B – Day Shift

Guthrie Oklahoma | Reports to: Department Supervisor


A: Typically 5 years plus, of setup and machining in a low volume fabrication / machining environment, including CNC and manual equipment. Work using detailed production drawings. Be able to trouble shoot / problem solve machining problems and work with minimal supervision to resolve design issues to support quality, schedules and production times. Must pass the AQ Mach A Test.

B: 1 year or more manufacturing experience; technology diploma or equivalent preferred. Must pass the AQ Mach B Test.



To machine detail components or assemblies in a manner that supports quality, safety, efficiencies to maintain standard times and on time delivery. Work in a manner that is consistent with quality production; ensuring quality work before the product leaves is your responsibility.


  • Be able to setup and operate machine shop equipment to manufacture parts.
  • Reports non-conformances to Supervisor / Quality Assurance.
  • Must keep work area neat, clean and organized to support a safe and efficient work environment.
  • Must adhere to all OSHA, equipment safety rules and plant safety polices.
  • Promptly reports any operational problems or safety issues w/ machinery to Supervisor.
  • Must check / audit all work performed to ensure quality.
  • Must meet required production schedules.
  • Must update the company computer with time, inventory and operational data.
  • Must be able to positively interact with coworkers and cross train other machinist in mastered areas to support results that exceeds our customers expectations.
  • Producing product with a quality mind-set. Verifying quality in production, part selection and correction of errors before product moves from your workstation.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Technical Skills

  • All types of machining @ Autoquip
  • Setup and operate manual and CNC Machine shop equipment
  • Perform Lay Outs
  • Calibrated measuring equipment use
  • Select Inserts, Calculate Speeds, feeds, depths of cuts and tapers for machining
  • Basic Computer Skills

Functional Skills

  • Organization Skills
  • Grinding & Deburing
  • Pulling, Pushing, Lifting up to 50#
  • Working at floor, table and structural overhead levels
  • Stand / Walk Constantly
  • Crane Operation / Material Handling
  • Work Ethic & Team work skills
  • Read and understand blue prints, shop packets and shop schedules


  • $24.33 starting pay per hour with opportunity for growth and advancement
  • Excellent Comprehensive Health Care Plans Including Medical, Dental, and Vision!
  • Life Insurance, Sick Pay, Short Term Disability!
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation!
  • Retirement Plan!

About Autoquip

At the heart of Autoquip’s success is our dedicated team of engineers, sales, purchasing, quality assurance and manufacturing experts. Many have careers with Autoquip that span decades. Autoquip is known for taking care of its employees and we strongly believe in fostering close relationships with an open-door policy and building a culture of trust and respect.

Autoquip is a progressive and friendly, family oriented, mid-size lift equipment manufacturing company located in Guthrie, Oklahoma– just 30 minutes north of downtown Oklahoma City. To best serve our employees, We offer competitive wages and health benefits, paid holidays and vacation time, life insurance, sick pay, on-going training programs, and a plan for retirement.

We are invested in our employees and want them to have long-term careers with Autoquip. If you are looking for long-term employment with a company that is growing, stable and highly respected in the material handling industry, we want to hear from You! Autoquip is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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It is the policy of Autoquip, to afford Equal Employment Opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, national origin or sex. Further, all applicable laws relating to age, marital status, and disability discrimination will be strictly adhered to.

This policy of Equal Employment applies to all aspects of the employment relationship.