Machinist, 2nd shift
Kohler Co.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Posted in Retail

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Machinist, 2nd shift 

Location:  Hattiesburg, MS


Our Kohler Hattiesburg manufacturing team is growing...and hiring! You're in demand.

That translates to a lot of opportunities to grow your skills and increase your salary! 

What we offer:

-Competitive wages
-Shift premiums for 2nd and 3rd shift
-Paid holidays annually after 30 days
-Vacation accrual from date of hire
-Affordable health/vision/dental/life insurance plans after 30 days
-401k with company match after 30 days
-Company paid pension program
-Tuition support

The successful candidate will set-up, adjust and proficiently operate the machines required to perform the assigned operations, on a variety of work requiring close tolerances and finish. He or she will perform all operations in accordance with the specified guidelines and instructions, while exercising safety for oneself and others.

Specific responsibilities include:

Provide machining expertise, mechanical diagnostics and perform repairs to process machinery, equipment and components within assigned work area.

Provide all required preventive and predictive maintenance procedures on process machinery and equipment within assigned work area.

Maintain technical competence in advancing technology via frequent training courses, on-the-job training, and vendor schools.

Proficiently utilize a wide variety of metal working tools and instruments including portable grinders, saws, drills and miscellaneous metal cutting equipment.   Required to read complex blueprints, use precision measuring instruments and know fixturing requirements for basic metalworking operations.

Advanced machining skills in operating milling machines, lathes, surface grinders, rotary indexers, sine plates and various chucking/workholding devices.  Must have heat treat experience.

Assist in resolving Maintenance related process problems which may require the proficient operation of that equipment.  Hydraulic, pneumatic, pump, piping, bearing and mechanical drive system knowledge including clutches & brakes is a requirement.

Requirements include fabrication skills using metal sheet stock, tubing, angle iron, I-beams.

Welding experience is required.

Perform all duties as assigned by supervision.

Practice and follow all required safety regulations.

Assure the quality required in each job performed.

Train and mentor mechanic B & C positions in maintenance.

Ability to take limited prints with fabrication knowledge and fabricate equipment components, fixtures and gauging tools for the operation.

Required to work from drawings, sketches, models, specifications and verbal instructions.

Perform required programming and set-up to operate CNC machines.

Be capable of using computerized Maintenance Management software to create work notifications, look up and requisition parts, print work orders and enter time confirmations.

Must have sufficient knowledge of mathematics to make calculations or cutting speeds, feeds, angles, threads, etc.

Ensure applicable product compliance requirements are upheld including but not limited to the Clean Air Act, California Code of Regulation and California Health and Safety Code. 


  • Ability to communicate effectively for manufacturing production processes
  • Physical ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Reliable attendance and work performance
  • Successful completion of a drug screen and background check 

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

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