Machinist - Job Description

Position: Machinist

Location: Melbourne Victoria (onsite only)

Department: Production & Manufacturing

Reports To: Production Manager

Position Type: [Full-Time/Part-Time/Contractual]

Summary: Elly Sofocli is on the lookout for a talented machinist to become an integral part of our manufacturing team. The ideal candidate will bring a blend of precision, passion, and prowess in handling machines, ensuring our products' quality aligns with the Elly Sofocli brand's standards.

Key Responsibilities: Machine Operation:Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.Monitor the machines while they execute the tasks and make necessary adjustments to produce desired results.Blueprint Reading:Interpret technical drawings and blueprints to determine the specifications and requirements for fabrication.

Quality Control: Measure, examine, and test completed products to ensure they meet quality standards and specifications.Use precision tools, machinery, and equipment, such as lathe, vertical miller, bench grinder, and others.

Maintenance & Troubleshooting: Perform regular maintenance checks on machinery to ensure optimal performance.Diagnose and troubleshoot machine malfunctions and perform repairs as necessary.

Collaboration & Communication: Collaborate with engineers and other production staff to ensure accuracy in production and assembly.Provide feedback and insights on the manufacturing process to improve efficiency.

Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols and standards.Ensure that workspaces are clean and safe, maintaining an organised environment.


- A diploma or certification in a related technical field.

- Proven experience as a machinist or in a similar role.

- Ability to read and interpret technical blueprints and drawings.

- Proficiency in using precision tools and equipment.Strong mathematical and analytical skills.

- Familiarity with the properties of metal and other materials used in production.

- Excellent problem-solving abilities.Good communication skills and team-oriented mindset.

Physical Requirements:

- Ability to stand for extended periods.Manual dexterity and an eye for detail.

- Ability to lift heavy objects when necessary.

Benefits:[List any company-specific benefits such as healthcare, retirement plans, bonuses, etc.]

Application Process: Prospective machinists should submit their resume, any relevant certifications, and a brief cover letter detailing their experience and dedication to precision to [HR Email/Portal Link].

Note: Elly Sofocli is an equal opportunity employer, emphasising growth, sustainability, and a commitment to quality craftsmanship.We eagerly await welcoming a talented machinist to the Elly Sofocli family, someone dedicated to maintaining the brand's reputation for excellence.

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