Machine Shop Assistant

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Gowanda Electronics is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Machine Shop Assistant to join our Tech Center in Gowanda NY.

The work hours are 6am to 2:30 pm, MON – FRI

As a Machinist Shop Assistant, you will support machining processes. Working closely with Journeyman Machinists, you will provide technical support that will increase efficiency of the precision machine shop.

Gowanda Electronics is looking for a highly motivated individual with good mechanical or technical aptitude. This position will require a person with proven success in working in support of mechanical, machining, or other technical processes accompanied by a knack for precision and mechanical aptitude.  Must be able to follow process documentation.  Must have the willingness and desire to learn, strong teamwork, positive attitude, dedication, and job/shift flexibility are a must.

Typical job duties might include:

  • Unloading parts from machines
  • Deburring, sanding, or removing tabs of machined parts
  • Assembling of components
  • Gathering and checking tools needed to set up a job
  • General area cleaning
  • Verifying gages for specific jobs are available and calibrated
  • Ordering/staging/pulling of lower level material
  • Pulling blueprints and prepare work orders
  • Perform updates and transactions in manufacturing execution system(s)
  • Clean finished parts
  • Other tasks as required

Experience with any/all the following is highly desired:

  • Machine tools, machining technologies
  • Measurement of mechanical components using hand measurement tools
  • Mechanical inspection
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Deburring, grinding, sanding
  • Gaging, tool crib attendant
  • Various metals and other materials used in machining components
  • Blueprint reading
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience in a machine/mechanics shop environment desirable

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, Gowanda Electronics GEC, LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job offers are contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment physical including drug and alcohol screening.

If, due to disability, you need assistance in completing an application or if you anticipate that you need auxiliary aids or assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 716-532-2234.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Gowanda Electronics
Attn: HR
One Magnetics Pkwy
P.O. Box 111
Gowanda, NY 14070-0111
Fax: (716) 532-2702 | email:


Gowanda Electronics is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.  Gowanda Electronics will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.  If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at +1-716-532-2234.

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