Branch Machinist

John Crane Inc Swedesboro, NJ
Job Details

Closing On: 11/07/2018 Branch Machinist


Americas, USA, New Jersey, Swedesboro

Job Reference


Schedule Type

Full Time

About Us

John Crane ( is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, bearings, filtration systems and predictive digital monitoring technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Fiscal year 2016 revenue was greater than 1 Billion USD (£830m). John Crane is part of Smiths Group (, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.

Job Description

Sets up and operates engine lathes, milling machines, drill presses, air-hydraulic power presses, grinders, furnace, shaper, saws and other machines to construct or repair metal parts, carbon parts, and tool.

* Works from factory work orders, prints, written specifications, sketches or verbal instructions.

* Uses all necessary machinists' hand tools including scrapers, chisels, files, and measuring instruments.

* Uses knowledge of shop mathematics, charts and tables,

* Uses of standard bolts, screws, threads and tapers, etc. to efficiently plan work.

* Utilizes knowledge of working properties of aluminum, brass, cast iron, carbon and alloy steels.

* Works to precise dimensions within tolerances as close as .001".

* Grinds own tools of high speed steel, satellite or carbide.

* Keeps machines clean and lubricated.

* Makes proper job and time reports.

* Performs dimensional inspection on machine work from outside shops.

* Raises, lowers and moves material weighing up to 25 lbs.

* Additional duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

* High school diploma or equivalent required with minimum 2 years of technical training

* Minimum 2 years' previous experience plus minimum 5 weeks on-the-job training.

* Ability to understand and solve technical problems of average nature

* Ability to read and interpret work related machine drawings

Physical/Mental Requirements

* Must be able to sit for extend periods of time; a minimum of 2 hours.

* Must be able to maneuver to all areas of the office, shop, warehouse, or manufacturing plant

* Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.

* Must be able to bend, reach, kneel, twist, and grip items while working at assigned desk area.

* Must have the manual dexterity and coordination to operate office equipment.

* Must be able to simultaneously manage several objectives, changing priorities and reassign priorities to complete assignments.

* Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

* Must be able to respond to visual and aural cues.

EHS Requirements

* Complete all work in a safe manner and follow all safety requirements consistent with supporting the Company's goals.

* Lifting guidelines in accordance with the Manual Lifting Guidelines noted in the Safety Handbook.

* Follow all environmental requirements consistent with supporting the company's environmental performance goals.

* Complete, and actively participate in all other EHS training requirements.

Work Environment

Work environment is typically considered within a Smiths location during normal or extended business hours to include offices, manufacturing plants and repair facilities. Work environment may also include customer sites including oil well sites, and meeting venues.

* The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and approved PPE is required when on the factory floor


It is the policy of John Crane to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local LAW. In addition, John Crane will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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