Manual Machinist


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Job Number: 19536

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Compressor Products International (CPI) designs, manufactures and markets precision-engineered sealing components for reciprocating compressors used in chemical plants, refineries and natural gas processing and transportation facilities.


CPI is looking for a self-motivated machinist who can operate as lead person in our LA location. Instruction and training of our products will be supplied but a general knowledge of machining is required. CPI is a service company and hours worked is often driven by our customer's requirements. The ability to interact with customers and take instructions from the Service Center Manager will be required. Acting as lead requires the ability to instruct employees, in a positive way, as to the duties required of them and the assistance needed. Please see below requirements.

  • Starts and operates typical manual machines including, but not limited to lathes, mills, drills, grinders, and saws.
  • Sharpens tools.
  • Reads and works from prints, process sheets, written and verbal instructions to tolerances of .0005".
  • Uses gauges, calipers, micrometers to measure work.
  • Works with all metallic and non-metallic materials.
  • Works with minimum supervision.
  • Must be able to fill out inspection reports.
    Carries out responsibilities in accordance with CPI -Compressor Products International and EnPro Industries policies and procedure as well as applicable federal or state laws.
    Required Skills

    • Time management, planning, and analytical skills.
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
    • Ability to understand CPI's safety standards and guidelines.
    • Ability to communicate - orally and in writing both internally and externally.
    • Must be able to routinely follow work orders and customer specifications with attention to quality.

    Required Experience
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    Travel Requirements:

    No Travel Requirements
    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee must be able to regularly sit; use hands to handle or feel equipment or generate/prepare reports, reach with hands and arms to install equipment, and talk or hear to communicate with internal and external customers as well as management and other fellow employees. The employee must remain alert. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl in order to install and/or diagnose customer or company equipment and/or tooling. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus in order to read product results and generate customer/management reporting as requirement as well as communication documentation as needed.

    Reasoning Ability

    Must posses the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; and an ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED). 2-5 years of manual lathe and manual mill operation.
    Broad knowledge of the Company and the Compression manufacturing industry to include experience in manufacturing and reconditioning of compressor components.
    Manual Machinist III
    Five (5) plus years experience

    Job Location
    Compton, United States
    Position Type
    16.00 - 22.00 USD




    Community / Marketing Title: Manual Machinist

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    Requisition Number: 2015392

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