Manual Machinist

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.



Sets-up and operates machine tools to cut, shape and form metal stock and castings to exact sizes, using detailed drawings, CAD systems and specifications.  Determines dimensions and tolerances of job to be machined.  Uses machine tools ranging from lathes to milling machines.  May operate console/computer (CNC) controlled machine(s).  Utilizes precision measuring instruments to check accuracy of work. 



High School Diploma or GED plus 4 years of related machine shop experience.  Mathematical skills required with emphasis on plane and solid geometry.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating manuals and technical materials.  Position also requires machine shop training in mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties and layout and machining procedures.  Specialized machine operation training or apprentice a plus.  Demonstrated knowledge of machine operation safety



Described here are characteristics representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work requires some physical exertion including long periods of standing, recurring bending, stooping, reaching or similar activities.

Repetitive lifting - up to 50 pounds or use of appropriate lifting equipment


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Salary Range
$35,000.00 - 51,000.00
per Year
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Salisbury, MD 21801, US