Machinist Job Profile and Description

A Machinist basically is required for their expertise in building metal parts for machinery. Automobile manufacturers, aviation sector, and other manufacturing units for the repair and maintenance of their products mostly recruit individuals for such jobs. Machinists require following necessary industry regulations and norms of functioning and also need to match the set quality standards of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Thoroughly inspecting vehicles and detecting any malfunctions or damages and repairing the same.
  • Estimating the time and cost of repairs.
  • Interacting with customers and understanding the issues pertaining to their vehicles.
  • Attending to telephonic calls of customers and addressing their queries and grievances.
  • Recommending change of parts and other necessary services for the vehicle.
  • Placing orders for necessary spare parts and ensuring the timely procurement of the same.
  • Working in tandem with all automobile safety norms and regulations.
  • Effectively coordinating work functions with fellow workers and other departments of the organization.

Skills and Specifications

  • Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with customers.
  • Ability to detect malfunctions in diesel as well as petrol auto parts.
  • Sound understanding of using all repair tools, equipments and testing machinery.

Education and Qualifications

  • High school degree, diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from an accredited institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree or an associate’s degree or diploma in mechanical or automotive engineering or any other related field of study, with 2 – 3 years of experience of working as a fleet or an automobile mechanic.