Throughout its’ history, Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. has been synonymous with safety, quality, growth, and continuous improvement. Adhering to these core values has enabled us to succeed as a Tier 1 supplier of world-class products to the global automotive market. With five US locations and over 3,600 hard-working employees, we are dedicated to ensuring the expectations of our first-rate automotive customers are consistently exceeded.

We are currently seeking for a Machinist for our Tooling Department. This position will be on A shift (Monday through Friday 6:10 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.) at our Monroe, GA facility. You offer us your determination and work-ethic; we offer you very competitive pay and top-notch health benefits.

The Machinist is reponsible for maintaining proper tooling to perform machining, grinding, and EDM functions. Reproduce spare parts, regrind specialty parts and tooling. Assist Maintenance and Engineering on best solutions for machining on best solutions for machining parts.

Chief Duties and/or Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret blueprints, hand sketches, reverse engineering or verbal or written instructions.
  • Analyzes operational problems and develops modifications in design to improve efficiency.
  • Plan the setup and operations of various maintenance tools, considering types of materials, tolerances and machine tool feed and speeds.
  • Heat treat and weld certain parts as required.
  • Use precision measuring tools, (calipers, micrometers, hardness testers, height gages etc.)
  • Use general shop tools, hand tools and shop equipment. (Lathes, Mills, Surface Grinders, Cylinder Grinder, and EDM)
  • Maintain inventory of certain spare parts by reproducing and ensuring that there are always parts available for use.
  • Must be able to process NC or CNC programming and machining.
  • Must be able to use EDM machine to make or modify parts
  • Continuous improvement to reduce the number of defects produced on each line.

Qualified Applicants will possess the following:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of journeyman experience as a machinist.
  • Must have Machine Tool Technology degree or equivalent preferably 5 years of Journeyman experience.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Must be able to work under pressure situations when required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. (Daily or weekends)
  • Must have clear understanding of reading and interpreting blueprint and drawing. Also understand drawing symbols.
  • Must have a good mechanical aptitude and understanding of how mechanical mechanism function.


Required to sit or stand and move about the facility. Must be able to push, pull and move equipment and/or supplies in excess of 50 pounds. Individual must be able to distinguish colors.


A combination of office and plant environment. Required to use safety glasses and wear steel toe shoes while performing specific tasks or while in specific manufacturing areas. Assist Maintenance Technicians in repairs of Production Equipment when required.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks. Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).