CNC Machinist I

SP Industries

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Pocomoke City, MD

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Are you looking to kick start your career in the field of manufacturing? How about working for a fast-growing organization with multiple doors to further your success? This is not just a job; we offer CAREERS that can push you towards a bright future! 


SP Industries is expanding our team and have immediate opening for a Machinist! 


  • Enjoy a steady work schedule Monday thru Friday with generous time off and 10 paid holidays throughout the year.
  • Opportunities for advancement for those that are up for a challenge!
  • Build your skills while working with state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.
  • Plan for your future with a generous 401k package and benefits to meet all your needs.
  • On the job training!
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • A robust health and welfare benefits package that includes: Life, Health, Dental, Vision 

The primary focus will be to process machines, troubleshoot and correct process problems. 


  • Prepare molds for production runs (in accordance with the schedule & prioritized by due dates)
  • Sets up molds on the injection molding machines
  • Troubleshoots machine and mold problems, and coordinates tool repair and maintenance.
  • Perform limited size inspection utilizing gages, micrometer calipers or, special fixtures.
  • Perform post-molding operations such as milling the gates, drilling holes, inserting inserts, hand removal of molded components from parts, hot stamping, etc. at the molding machine and during the cycle.
  • Operate a granulator, rework or inspect other molded parts and fill in on the other machines as demand rises.
  • Maintain production paperwork


  • A background in computing specifications, planning the sequence of operations, measuring, making and scribing metal stock, setting up and operating machines such as vertical mills, engine lathes, drill presses, grinders, etc. to tolerances less than one thousands of an inch, is required. 
  • Journeyman status, CAM/CNC background and previous experience in plastic mold making are preferred
  • A high school diploma or technical associate degree in a related field are preferred and
  • Must be qualified to operate all general machine shop equipment, working from parts/or prints Familiarity with the plastic molding process and materials as well as previous experience in a similar position and basic computer literacy are preferred
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Must be able   to stand and walk for extended periods (2 or more hours), use of hands and fingers (to handle, or feel), and reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be able to walk; climb on machinery or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.   
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job for purposes of machine operation and product inspection include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 


The work environment characteristics described here are typical of those an employee might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

  • The shop contains mobile equipment, machinery, and high voltages.
  • The shop noise level is variable and may require hearing protection in some areas.
  • The shop is heated when required but many areas are not air conditioned.


As we continue to grow and provide leading edge products to our customers, we understand hiring the right people and treating them well is critical to our success. There are many exciting reasons to join the SP Team.

  • We provide a wide range of innovative and high-quality scientific products that improve people’s lives
  • We are customer-focused and value our team’s expertise.
  • We respect each other and foster a collaboration work environment.
  • We innovate and are open to change.
  • We are responsible and accountable and act with integrity.

 SP will provide assistance to read an application to the visually impaired if necessary.

EEO and Affirmative Action Statement:

SP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis and takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities. It is our policy to provide our employees and applicants with equal employment opportunities in accordance with applicable laws and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, pregnancy, citizenship, handicap or disability, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. SP's Affirmative Action Plan is available through the HR Department and may be accessed during normal business hours.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision: 

SP will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information