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Manual Machinist (Westlake, Ohio)

Posted: 1/7/2021

Manual Machinist

 Q-Lab Corporation

Cleveland, Ohio

Reporting to the Fabrication Supervisor this position will be the machinist responsible for completing complex prototype parts for Q-Lab’s R&D department.  The position will also fabricate production quantities of parts when necessary to support Q-Lab manufacturing.  The ideal candidate will complete precision parts quickly with little to no supervision.


Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers.  We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. We also perform expert contract testing at our benchmark exposure locations in Florida and Arizona.  Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


·         Machine complex high precision prototype parts with minimal supervision

·         Think creatively to custom form tooling and fixtures to complete jobs

·         Support Q-Lab manufacturing by completing production machining jobs when necessary

·         Use math skills, such as trigonometry and geometry, to make part calculations

·         Organize machine shop tools, machines and tooling to maintain work area


Qualifications for this role:


·         Uses precision tools, machinery and equipment such as a lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, band saw, tool grinders and a variety of cutting tools and equipment

·         10 years of work experience in a machine shop environment

·         Use gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements

·         Read and interprets blueprints

·         Math skills including geometry and trigonometry



We Offer:


·         A casual, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere

·         A big business footprint, but small business family culture

·         A proven track record of success

·         Stability

·         Excellent compensation package + bonus

·         Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays

·         Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life

·         2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Best Workplaces Award Winner (Cleveland, Ohio)


Contact Us


Q-Lab Phone Numbers

USA: +1-440-835-8700
Florida & Arizona Test Services: +1-305-245-5600
UK/Europe: +44-1204-861616
Germany: +49-681-857470
China: +86-21-5879-7970

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