Machinist at SPX Flow in Pasadena, Texas

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

For over 140 years our products have helped ensure the safe, reliable operations of key industries. With a passion for precision and partnership, Celeros Flow Technology continues this heritage of high performance and dependability, providing mission critical, sustainable flow control solutions for our customers around the globe.

Celeros Flow Technology is looking for individuals with a voice and a vision. We embrace change, diversity and promote new ways of looking at old ideas.We seek talented professionals to join our world-class team of innovators in a global, collaborative & multi-cultural environment, where you will be challenged, supported, and inspired to be extraordinary.


We have opportunities in a variety of functional areas, including horizontal machining, tool and die, and manual lathes. Typically, you will set up and operate equipment in order to produce parts per required specifications. Daily, you will work with stainless steel in order to support products for the food grade, food processing and pharmaceutical industries.

We offer steady hours and we're hiring for the 1st shift (7am to 3:30 as core hours). We will look to you to be flexible about working an overtime day shift on Saturdays.


  • Setting up and operating various machines and tools on a singular basis.

  • Manual milling machines - Devlieger setup and operation

  • Reading and interpreting work orders to select proper work center and identify required tooling and/or programs necessary to perform the operation.

  • Obtaining and installing proper tooling, such as jaws, chucks, tombstones, fixtures, and cutting tools.

  • Using various gauges and precision instruments (i.e. intra-mics, profilometers for finish surface requirements, calipers, IDOD micrometers, indicators, and special gaging equipment, etc.) to inspect production pieces to make necessary program and tooling adjustments.

  • Setting up and running CMM as necessary.

  • Cleaning and removing burrs after the operation is completed.

  • Assisting manufacturing engineering in process improvements.

  • Training other employees on a variety of machine tools and operations.

  • Returning tooling and reporting any difficulties with tooling or material.


  • Read, write, speak and comprehend English.

  • Add, subtract, multiply, divide and work with fractional measurements and decimals.

  • Set up, adjust, and operate all machine tools in your area of responsibility in order to produce various parts within specifications from blueprints.

  • Read and understand basic manufacturing mechanical blueprints, and use good basic math skills in addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.

  • Work accurately with basic keyboard and monitor interfaced with the mainframe computer to enter work order data and correct qualities as required.

  • Hold very close tolerances and surface finish requirements.

  • Exceptional teamwork skills.

  • Strong communication abilities.

  • Working knowledge or ability to learn to use a micrometer, depth micrometer, dial indicators, CMM, and other precision measuring instruments.

  • A demonstrated history of good attendance and a safe work record.


  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • 8+ years of manual machining working with manual engine lathes, VTL's, HBM's and surface grinders

  • Experience working with very tight tolerance of +/- .001.

  • The ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and other documents.

  • Proficiency with measuring equipment, such as calipers, gauges and micrometers.

  • Computer proficiency.

  • Experience working with stainless steel or duplex stainless steel preferred.

  • Horizontal mill experience preferred.

  • Lean manufacturing methods preferred.


  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

  • Regularly required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 40 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move objects.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.

  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.

  • You also must be willing and able to deal with extreme heat and be physically fit to acclimate to intermittent exposure to radiant heat. You'll be required to wear personal protective equipment including leggings, hard hat, face shield, aluminized coat and gloves, safety glasses and metatarsal guarded steel toed boots.


Warehouse conditions are in line with Celeros Flow Technology EHS regulations and country legislative safety requirements with regards to safe walkways, shelving and general working areas. Due to the nature of the environment, temperatures can range depending on seasonal conditions. Noise can often be at levels that require hearing protection due to vehicle movements and general day to day activities in the nearby workshop. All PPE is provided for by the company.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Celeros Flow Technology is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.