Manual Machinist

Application deadline:

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 11:59pm


Towne Machine Tool Co., Inc.


Located in Danville, Illinois, Towne Machine Tool Company was formed by brothers George Towne and Lewis Towne in 1947. The company was founded as a family owned and operated business, and it is led today by Scott Towne, the grandson of Lewis Towne. At Towne Machine Tool Company you're going to know the owner of the company. Scott maintains the original founders’ vision of management as an active leader in the day-to-day as well as strategic decisions. The focus in 1947 that remains true 71 years later, is on the employment of qualified and capable people with a pride in their craftsmanship, efficiency, and customer service.

At Towne Machine Tool you're not just going to be another worker. We welcome you to apply for a career with Towne Machine Tool Company.

About Towne Machine Tool Company

For decades Towne has worked with local and international companies to develop new technology, machinery, and tooling. Towne Machine Tool regularly provides service to customers within the food service, automotive, and aerospace industries. They currently build, restore, and update meat packaging machinery, components, and custom machinery. They also build custom machinery for automotive applications and in-process equipment for continuous productions applications. Towne is skilled at working with material types such as stainless steel, copper, Hastelloy, brass/bronze, aluminum, steel, granite, many plastics, and others. Furthermore, they have the experience to configure, control, and safeguard machinery to industry specifications.

Towne Machine Tool Company has continued to update technology and has many pieces of equipment for quick prototyping including 3D CAD/CAM/CNC. They also operate comprehensive business management software for the purposes of tracking quotes, purchase orders, record processes, special instructions, materials, and inventory. This allows Towne to be prepared with materials common to their customers, directions on how the product is manufactured, and, in many cases, the 3D models, CNC programs, and tooling that are needed at a moment’s notice. TMT is a one-stop-shop for anyone that needs a partner with designing, building, and delivering capabilities. Their standard inspection equipment allows them to readily help their customers with research, development, and troubleshooting.

A Manual Machinist performs any combination of tasks associated with the Saw Operator, Welder, Machine Operator and/or Fabricator/Mechanic classifications to assist in machine shop activities. Sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to make or repair complex metal parts, mechanisms, tools or machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, material properties, and layout and machining procedures; performs other duties as required and/or directed by supervisor.

We are currently accepting resumes for a full time Manual Machinist on DAY SHIFT. M-F 7:00am - 3:30pm


Able to read blueprints


Able to pass drug test

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday



Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years


Compensation based on ability.


To be discussed at interview.