Position Title: Machinist
Department: Manufacturing
Reports to: General Foreman

Position Summary

Responsible for programming and machining various parts from blue prints and written or verbal instructions with minimal supervision. Required; Must be proficient with Okuma CNC lathe and programming in Conversational i.e. (Hurco Controls) / G-Code / Mastercam18.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Produce machined parts by setting up and operating manual or CNC machine equipment.
  2. Create fixtures and tooling as needed to assist in the efficient fabrication of parts.
  3. Perform quality inspections on parts using basic measurement equipment.
  4. Complete routine machine maintenance and cleaning.
  5. Recommend process improvements and changes for increased machining efficiency.
  6. Assist in training of other staff on specific machines or processes.
  7. Perform various tasks or projects as required by management.

Hiring Qualifications

  • High school graduate with 3 – 5 years of manual and / or CNC machining experience.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Proficient with various machine tools and basic measurement equipment.
  • Familiar with the working properties of steel, aluminum and other materials.
  • Ability to operate or be trained to operate a fork lift.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  • Intermittent exposure to safe levels of cleaning solutions, solvents, cutting fluids and grease

Why work at Preco?

At Preco you will find a collaborative culture and a team united by a passion to provide solutions to our customers. Preco is a premier provider of laser, flat bed and rotary die cutting equipment solutions for advanced material processing needs. In addition, Preco is a skilled laser integrator offering cutting, perforating, welding, and other specialized industrial processing applications.

Preco's working environment is climate-controlled year-round and there are opportunities for career advancement.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 9 paid holidays per year


Available Shift Options

Monday – Friday
7:00am – 3:30pm

License & Certification

  • Driver's License (required)


  • 3 - 5 years of manual and/or CNC machine experience


  • Highschool or GED 

All Preco, LLC. employees are empowered to stop production and notify their supervisor/manager if an unsafe act or product quality concern is occurring.  Also, each member of the Preco – Lenexa team is responsible for identifying continuous improvement opportunities and participating in problem-solving teams as necessary.

To Apply

Send resume to:
This position is located in Lenexa, KS

Hiring Wage

$25 - $30 /hr

Based on experience and skill