IMI Precision Engineering Machinist II in Farmington, Connecticut

Who We Are:

IMI Precision Engineering is a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment.

Part of IMI plc, we have a sales and service network in 75 countries, as well as manufacturing capability in the USA, Germany, China, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Mexico and Brazil. We support this with our global centers of technical excellence, and facilities for CFD design and R&D testing.


The Farmington Machinist II works under general supervision, sets up and operates vertical machining centers, lathes, mills, and other similar special machines. Performs operations such as forming, drilling, tapping, reaming, chamfering, cutting, etc. and is responsible for product quality through the utilization of various inspection methods.

Reports To: Business Unit Manager

Location: Farmington, CT


  • Set up and operate computerized numerically controlled lathes, mills, drills, bores, grinders.

  • Ensure that product quality meets IMI standards.

  • Ensure productivity is maintained at 100% or above through proper set-ups and operation of machinery to minimize cost to the department, while maintaining schedule integrity.

  • Ensure quality parts while minimizing scrap and rework through proper use of measuring devices and visual or mechanical inspection parts, correct and effective use of charts and records.

  • Recognize potential problems with products or processes to ensure that IMI quality standards are maintained

  • Provide a positive team atmosphere through effective communications and respect for fellow employees.

  • Ensure that accuracy, neatness and legibility of paperwork is maintained, minimizing cost to the department through elimination of tracking and corrections of mistakes.

  • Maintain the workstation in a neat and orderly manner, while observing all safety and housekeeping rules

  • Maintain simple records, data sheets, work orders, and time cards accurately to avoid time consuming and costly errors.

  • Maintain and increase job skills to allow for flexibility within the department.

  • Adjust and troubleshoot, perform set-ups for new jobs.

  • Train new machinists.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High School Diploma with advanced math skills and blueprint reading skills

  • 3+ years of experience as a machinist. Knowledge of advanced measuring equipment and the ability to set up and operate CNC manufacturing equipment.

Computer Skills

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires repeated movement

  • Regularly sit, stand and walk for up to 12 hours with intermittent breaks.

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.

  • Visual Color Discrimination - The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness

  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly make coordinated movements of one hand, a hand together with its arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

  • Control Precision -The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions

  • Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects

  • Wrist-Finger Speed - The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists

  • Extent Flexibility - The ability to frequently bend, stretch, twist, or reach with the body, arms, and/or legs

  • Near Vision — the ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  • Hearing at 100% (or corrected)

  • Pulling/Pushing up to 400 pounds with assistance

The IMI Code of Conduct

All employees are expected to represent the values and maintain the standards contained in The IMI Code of Conduct. The IMI Code of Conduct can be found at

IMI Precision Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled.

Job ID 2017-30954

# of Openings 1

Job Locations US-CT-Farmington

Posted Date 5/11/2017

Category Manufacturing/Production

Platform IMI Precision Engineering