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Model Maker in Jackson, MI at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

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  • Location:
    Jackson, MI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Model Maker

Build developmental mufflers, prototype exhaust systems and exhaust system components (such as manifolds, pipes, converters, etc) for original equipment and aftermarket application by cutting, shaping, forming, welding, and bending sheet metal and pipes to conform with engineering sketches and blueprints.


  • Operate a variety of machine tools, such as lathes, drill presses, milling machines, grinders, and special-purpose machines to construct exhaust systems components on a prototype basis.
  • Verify conformance of workpieces to specifications against blueprints or sketches, using instruments such as fixed gages, calipers, or micrometers.
  • Adjust machine controls as necessary to develop parts according to specifications.
  • Change worn stamping tools using wrenches.
  • May operate bench grinder to sharpen tools and set up machines.
  • Will be required to transfer from one type of machine to another as normal course of operations.
  • Proficiently use such equipment as power shears, hydraulic and punch presses, slip rolls, band saws, brakes, pipe benders, spot welders, MIG and TIG welders
  • Support and adhere to EH&S policies and procedures.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or related experience and/or training. 
  • One year experience with spot, MIG, and TIG welding required. 
  • Two plus years of tool and die making, and one year of sheet metal fabrication, desirable.
  • Experience reading blueprints
  • Strong math skills
  • Metal fabrication skills including welding, bending and warming steel


Grass Lake, Michigan 49201

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