IMI Precision Engineering Machinist III in Plymouth, Minnesota

Bimba, part of IMI Precision Engineering, is a forward-thinking innovator providing industry-leading pneumatic, hydraulic and electric motion solutions that are easy to use, reliable and ready for all engineering solutions. We are a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment. As a business we aim to understand our customers’ challenges. We then connect our products, people and expertise in order to deliver exceptional service and solutions. We call this Engineering GREAT, and we deliver it to customers through a world-class portfolio of high performance products, through close partnerships and problem-solving, and through a global network of support which ensures reliable local delivery, all over the world.


We are looking for a Machinist III team member to join the Bimba/IMI family!

Shift: 1st shift (5:00AM-1:30PM Monday-Friday

The Machinist III set-up, adjust offsets, and operate common machine shop milling equipment such as 3 and 4 axis machining centers and drill presses. Produce production parts to required tolerances, and complete prototype, secondary, rework, and deburring operations.


  • Follow directions and produce required quantity of parts on the job traveler.

  • Must set-up and produce parts within required tolerances.

  • Troubleshoot and correct alarms and non-conforming measurements.

  • Provide troubleshooting and set-up assistance.

  • Pull and return tools per job instructions.

  • Must follow quality assurance instructions, measure and record inspections, and process non-conformances that are discovered.

  • Responsible for keeping work area in neat condition and following 5S.

  • Follow all safety rules regarding machine operations and proper guarding.

  • Perform secondary operations if time is allowed between machine runs.

  • Maintain various reports, such as job travelers, inspections, and checklists.

  • Follow all policies and procedures per the Pneumadyne Policy Manual, Quality Management System, ISO 9001, Quality Manual, Standard Operating Procedures, and Safety Program.

  • Assist with machine maintenance and repairs.

  • Assist with training of equipment and work procedures for new employees, and continuous training for all other turning employees.

  • Support Shop with improvement activities and projects.

  • Perform other Shop duties as assigned.


  • 5+ years experience with setting up and operating 3 and 4 axis CNC machining centers is required.

  • Past experience with setting up and operating 2 axis turning centers is a plus.

  • Advanced recognition and understanding of common G+M code style programming, and ability to edit programs.

  • Knowledge and ability to use inspection equipment; such as: calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, thread gages, and video inspection systems.

  • Ability to identify and understand the use of common tooling such as drills, taps, and end-mills.

  • Understand the X, Y, and Z (Cartesian Coordinate System) axis of the 3 axis machining center, and 4th axis of the machining center.

  • Advanced blueprint comprehension.

  • Mathematical knowledge including addition, subtraction, multiplication, geometry, and trigonometry.

Job ID 2018-31617

# of Openings 1

Job Locations US-MN-Plymouth

Category Manufacturing/Production

Platform IMI Precision Engineering