Career Opportunities

Machinist

Fabrication Shop - Shelton
Shelton, WA
Close:  04/13/2019
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing third-generation family-owned forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers - for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/Home/AboutUs.

Currently, we are seeking a qualified Machinist for our Fabrication Shop at our Shelton division.

About The Position
• Responsible for running and operating CNC mills and Lathes
• Analyze manufacturing drawings to develop parts using multiple axis machining operations
• Create and set up tooling and fixtures
• Work closely with engineers
• Determine and utilize proper speeds and feeds to reference point location
• Maintain quality and manufacturing standards while adhering to the guidelines of a safe work environment

Qualifications
• 2 years' recent, verifiable machinist experience or educational equivalent
• Programming software experience a plus
• Ability to manually setup and operate Engine Lathes, horizontal and vertical mills and drill presses to produce precision parts.
• Ability to read blueprints and shop drawings.
• Familiar with speeds and feeds
• Demonstrated ability to consistently hit tight tolerances (+/- .001) or better when needed
• Understanding of bearing fits
• Familiar with machining steel (A36, 1045, 4140), aluminum, and plastics
• All applicants must be at least age 18

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please apply in person at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
421 S. Front Street
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 427-8200
Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm


Sierra Pacific Industries is a third generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington. We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year. Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.

Sierra Pacific effectively utilizes nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our mills. In fact, the small amount that isn’t turned into windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. We verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.


Hear from our valued SPI family, in their own words and through their own stories, what it's like to build a career at Sierra Pacific Industries.