Sacoma Careers

  • Machinist

    Job Locations US-IN-Madison
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Sacoma was founded in 1989, we design and manufacture metal stamped and assembled parts, tubes, and engineered assemblies for the light vehicle and commercial vehicle markets. We are very good at what we do; we count many of the world’s largest corporations among our customers. We keep them supplied from three locations in central Indiana, Edinburgh, Columbus, and Madison. We are growing and adding top talent to our organization. 


    Sets up and operates variety of machine tools including, but not limited to Manual Lathe, Manual Knee Mill, Drill Press, Surface Grinder, Horizontal and Vertical Band Saw. The incumbent is responsible for operating metal cutting /grinding equipment. Must be able to read blueprints and hold tolerances of +/- .001”. The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining/organizing equipment and cleanliness of work area. This is a Level 1 machining position with opportunity to advance to higher level under Journeyman Machinist.


    1. Provide machined details per print.
    2. Run equipment in a safe and efficient manner
    3. Read blueprints
    4. Use various types of measuring instruments required to meet tolerances of part
    5. Set up angle plates and Sine plate


    1. High School Diploma or GED preferred; technical degree a plus
    2. 1-3 years of machining experience
    3. Excellent blueprint reading skills
    4. Calculate speeds and feeds to attain correct surface speed per minute and chip load
    5. Good written and oral communications skills
    6. Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
    7. Analytical and problem solving skills



    Americans with Disabilities Specifications

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Summary

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, hear, grasp, operate mechanical equipment, use his/her hands, reach with hands and arms; frequently required to talk, push/pull, and walk. Occasional repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement and will rarely sit, stoop, kneel crouch or crawl. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 100+ pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Hearing capacity required to maximize ability to understand all verbal communication and react accordingly. Basic PPE (safety glasses and safety shoes) are required.



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