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Flowserve Corporation Machinist in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

Performing various tasks within the Grinding Department while maintaining a team atmosphere with an emphasis on cross-training. Flowserve offers highly competitive pay, annual bonus, comprehensive benefits on day 1 of employment, generous paid vacation time, paid holidays, pension plan, 401(k), and many other excellent benefits.

Shift: 3rd Shift (Monday thru Friday 10:30 pm - 7:00 am)


Responsibilities & Requirements:


  • Main Focus: Lapping Grind

  • Exhibit behavior that contributes toward an environment that encourages team building, decision making, problem-solving and continuous improvement.

  • Adhere to safe work habits, rules, and practices, including the correct use of safety devices and equipment; maintain a clean and orderly workplace to include preventative machine maintenance.

  • Responsible for quality of work performed; work efficiently and to required specifications with minimal supervision.

  • Must have flexibility in work hours (shift) and be willing to work overtime.

  • Additional duties as assigned by the team leader and/or supervisor.

  • Train and maintain skills needed to support main Grinding functions as needed.

  • Participate in KSM, CI, 6S, and other team/site initiatives.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Good communication/interpersonal skills.

  • Good teamwork and collaboration skills.

  • Strong self-motivation and work ethics.

  • Must be able to perform all physical requirements of the position. Lifting devices/aids will be provided for heavier objects.

  • Must be able to operate and maneuver around machinery safely to protect yourself and coworkers.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • Previous CNC/manual Grinding/machining skills preferred, not required.

  • Previous experience with mics, calipers, and gages preferred, not required

Primary Posting Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan US

Job Posting Category: Operations

Job Advertising Title: Machinist

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 53050BR

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