Machinist II - 2nd Shift

Application Deadline: 

Indianapolis, US, 46202

Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Regular

Machinist II


Peerless Pump, an Indianapolis based division of Grundfos, is seeking a Machinist II to join our 2nd shift team in our Machine Shop in Indianapolis. This role requires complete set-up including advanced editing, programming and operation of computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines including vertical, horizontal and multi-axis machining centers, manual machines, lathes and mills. The role will report to the Production Supervisor. Relocation for this position cannot be supported and qualified candidates must have authorization to work in the USA without support.


Why Peerless?


Peerless: having no equal; matchless, unrivaled. At Peerless, our team of experts come together with a common passion for manufacturing sustainable pumps that provide peace of mind. Our pumps create more reliable food supplies, clean and safe water, and keep life and property safe around the globe. For nearly a century, the Peerless brand has helped keep people safe where they live, work, and play. We are Pioneers. We are united. We are Peerless! Join our united team!


See why our Employees are Peerless:  I am PEERLESS!


Work/Life Balance:


  • our team enjoys regular work week,
  • an outstanding benefits package with very affordable insurances,
  • generous paid time off [4 weeks/year & 56hrs PTO/yr],
  • an unparalleled holiday and paid shut down program


What is the job about? 


  • Complete setup including programming (Fanuc Controls or G Code preferred), editing, operation and preventative maintenance on CNC milling centers, CNC lathes and/or CNC mills.
  • Perform off-sets, fixturing and recognize signs of tool wear and poor finish and make adjustments to correct.
  • Follow all safety and quality procedures and standards and participate in efforts to improve processes, product flow and work standards.
  • Complete required paperwork (manual and electronic) in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of equipment and work area.
  • Perform work, promote teamwork and communicate in conjunction with our culture and corporate standards (Safety/Environmental, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Communication, Internal Controls, etc.).
  • Inspect parts for conformance to prints and specifications.
  • Performs manual and electronic record keeping and information retrieval functions.
  • Perform secondary operations such as deburring, chip removal, bushing installation, drilling, and tapping.


What do you need to apply? 


Qualified candidates will have a High School diploma or GED/HSE or HiSET, with additional technical training preferred.

  • 2-4 years manual machining (including but not limited to mills, drills and grinders) experience preferred.
  • 1-3 years’ experience with CNC programming, operation and setup with various controls including Fanuc Controls, Mazatrol Controls and Allen/Bradley Controls on CNC milling centers, CNC lathes and/or CNC mills preferred.
  • Experience doing precision machining using manual machines such as threading, boring and grooving preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of blueprint reading, shop math (decimals, fractions, geometry, trigonometry, etc.) and GD&T, Manufacturing Principles (Safety, Quality, Lean, Process Flow, etc.)
  • Able to read and interpret drawings, specifications, setup sheets, etc.; use precision measuring instruments (calipers, mics, etc.), gages, manual and powered hand tools.
  • Able to use various types of manual machines (presses, balancers, straighteners, cut off saw)
  • Basic computer skills in SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Experience using cranes, hoist, screw jacks, hydraulic jacks
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, Ability to bend, squat, sit, walk, and stand for at least 8 hours a day
  • Experience using G & M codes to edit and interpret programs
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic (including attendance), strong organizational skills and strong communication skills (written and oral).

We look forward to hearing from you. 


Learn more about Peerless at our company page:  PEERLESS COMPANY PAGE


Peerless participates in E-verify and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions subject to post offer drug screening and background checks.


It is Grundfos policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all it employees and applicants regardless of: race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability or veteran status. 

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis