ZF Machinist in Livonia, Michigan


Division A - Engineering - Braking


Job Description

Responsible for the machining of prototype level components, details and fixtures. Machinist will independently set-up and program assigned tasks.

  • Review prints for completeness

  • Establish machining processes for individual prototype components.

  • Design, build and implement fixturing to accomplish machining of individual components according to print specifications.

  • Possess basic inspection skills and be familiar with CMM inspection reports and practices.

  • Document in-process machining results according

  • Works with others to determine root cause(s) of process and tooling failures

  • Able to work in a team oriented atmosphere

  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with limited supervision

  • Note any issues during run / inspection of manufactured parts for engineering to resolve

  • Assist prototype planners in resolving any issues which arise during process

  • Must own basic measuring tools such as micrometers, dial calipers, indicator, scale, etc.

Education Requirement:

High School Diploma, Associates Degree or Trade School certificate in a technical discipline preferred.

Experience and skills requirement:

  • Basic knowledge of function of automobile

  • Familiar with the use of basic measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers, indicators, etc.

  • Proficient in Blue Print Reading and GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance )

  • Must have good communication skills and be able to interact with engineering community.

  • Experience in machining (preferably with C.N.C. and Manual machinery )

  • Computer Literate

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Good attendance background

  • Diligent and hard working

  • Able to effectively manage time and work load

  • Flexible to change

Please note that this is an overnight shift position.

Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma. 2 year Associates or Specialized Technical Degree preferred.

Experience and Skill Requirements

5+ years

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area







United States

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran