Founded in 1980, Seattle-based Precor is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation (www.amersports.com), the world’s largest sports equipment company, with internationally recognized brands that include Wilson, Atomic, Suunto, Salomon, Mavic and Arc’Teryx.
For more than 30 years, Precor has been inspiring people to live a life in motion. Precor’s world headquarters is located in Woodinville, WA with additional domestic operations in Whitsett, North Carolina.
Precor is the #1 supplier of fitness equipment to many of the world’s biggest fitness chains, including 24 Hour Fitness, Gold’s Gym, Anytime Fitness, and YMCA. Precor is also a preferred fitness equipment supplier to Hilton Hotels worldwide.
With a mission to be the standard of excellence in the fitness industry, Precor manufactures and sells high-end fitness equipment for the home and commercial environment.
- Cardio Equipment (e.g. Ellipticals (EFX), Treadmills, Adaptive Motion Trainers (AMT), Bikes)
- Strength Training Systems
- Fitness Entertainment Products (e.g. Personal Viewing Screens (PVS), Audio Transmitters/Receivers)
Why You Should Join the Precor Team
- Dynamic, forward thinking company leading the industry in product innovation
- Rewards and recognition for superior performance
- Collaborative environment fostering teamwork and accountability
- Opportunity to work for a company that positively impacts people’s lives
- Exceptional benefits program including profit sharing, generous 401(k) match, and free on-site gym access
- Superior employee discounts on Precor and other Amer Sports Corporation brand products
What You’ll Do
About the role: As a Tooling Maintenance Machinist, you will be a part of the Precor tooling engineering team, working to deliver industry leading levels of quality and reliability for exercise equipment. You will be a key part of the Precor production strategy, working to keep our tooling up and running at our Woodinville production facility. You will work alongside toolmakers and engineers in a well-equipped machine shop filled with a mix of manual and CNC equipment.
A support function for the tooling group your primary responsibilities are for the upkeep of released tools and machines in the production environment. Work includes diagnosing equipment, replacing components, making adjustments and fabricating replacement parts. The maintenance machinist is responsible for administering a preventative maintenance program on automated weld fixtures as well as making recommendations to the broader tooling team about enhancements to the tool design. You will also work in the tooling shop on supporting maintenance, fabrication and assembly efforts.
You Will Be Responsible For: Tool Maintenance and Tool Room Activities
- Repair and replace tooling components as required
- Fabricate replacement components for tools
- Utilize precision measurement tools to replicate damaged components
- Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical components on tools
- Perform preventative maintenance on tooling, replacing worn components and making recommendations on specific tools to improve uptime
- Maintain an organized stock of replacement parts for all tooling
- Call in support from tooling engineers or more senior tool makers as required
- Log tooling issues with resolution to help gain a better understanding of root cause of tooling issues.
- Cleans and organizes the tooling areas as requested by the area manager
- Utilize a band saw to cut blanks, deburr or provide other support activities to more senior toolmakers
- May be requested to help fabricate simple components
- Maintain an organized stock of replacement parts for all tooling.
- Insures that proper identification numbers are on all tooling.
What We’re Looking For
To Be Successful in the Role, You Will Have:
- High School or GED
- Journey level machinist or trade school certificate highly preferred
- 3 years as a maintenance machinist in a production environment
- Efficiently and safely use all machine shop tools including lathes, mills, band saws, grinders and various hand tools
- Read and understand blue prints and shop drawings.
- Applying metrology tools in a machine shop environment: calipers, micrometers, gauge pins etc.
- Using a PC for basic computer tasks: email, MS Excel, MS Word
- Working with pneumatic and or hydraulic systems and controls
- With the work of troubleshooting electro-mechanical systems
Machine-shop environment with dust, oil smoke, and occasional welding fumes. Loud noises require the use of ear plugs. Steel toes and safety glasses are required at all times.
The physical demands 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.
- Standing for up to 8-10 hours during a day with little movement is a regular part of machine work.
- Frequent lifting of objects up to 40 lbs. Lifting devices are available for heavier objects and must be employed for those items over 40 lbs.
- Exacting precision is a regular duty so good vision is a must.
- Walking between plants is frequently required.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
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