Job Opening for a Manual Machinist

The Rose Corporation in Reading has an immediate opening for a manual machinist.

A manual machinist performs efficient setup, operation, and monitoring of a variety of manual machines including horizontal and vertical boring mills.


    • Safe set up, operation, and monitoring of the assigned machine.
    • Chooses fixtures, as appropriate to efficiently process the work order.
    • Uses hand tools including tape measure, combination square, piers, wrench in order to set up jobs on the machine.
    • Safely operates jib and pendulum cranes to load and unload projects from the work area.
    • Maintains a clean, neat, and organized working area.
    • Participates in the training of other machinists coming into the organization.
    • Communicates and conducts oneself in a professional manner that is conducive to a healthy and productive business environment.
    • Participates in regular team meetings.
    • Contributes to continuous improvement programs by providing input, as able, to various quality, equipment, training, and operations issues within The Rose Corporation.
    • Participates in 6-S activities; especially in the immediate work area.


    • High School Diploma or GED;
    • Trade school or relevant experience;
    • Experience operating CNC machines.


    • Proficient in reading blueprints.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English.
    • Ability to write simple correspondence in English.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
    • Ability to deal with problems involving logically given various circumstances.
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