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Pentair, Inc. Manual Machinist in Kansas City, Kansas

Job Description:

Position Description

Pentair currently has an opening for a Manual Machinist to join our team at our Kansas City, KS location. In this role, you will be responsible for operating machines and tools for the Pump Service Group, receive parts and materials, prepare pumps and castings, assemble equipment as needed, and perform routine layouts for machining parts.

Location Description

Pentair’s Kansas City business is leading manufacturer of custom and engineered to order pumps for commercial, fire, industrial and infrastructure markets for both water and wastewater applications. Pumps include, vertical turbine and vertical turbine fire, solids handling and submersible solids handling, vertical turbine solids handling, propeller, vortex and ANSI pumps.

Position Hours/Shift

2nd Shift

3:30pm to 12:00am


$26.17/hr in first 6 months

$27.17/ hr after 6 months

$28.17/hr final rate (after full year)


Eligibility for Medical plan, Dental plan, Vision plan, FSA/HSA, Life & AD&D insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage, 401k with company match, as well as Wellness benefits

Job Tasks

  • Receives work assignments, verbal and/or written instructions from supervision.

  • Receives parts or material to be machined, transported, painted and obtain necessary tools and gages as required.

  • Works from process documents, blueprints, written procedure or verbal instructions.

  • Checks machines and equipment for proper operation.

  • Sets up and operates machines using tools and equipment needed, selects proper speeds and feeds.

  • Positions part in machine, secure and align using hoist or crane.

  • Performs a variety of machining operations such as face, bore, turn, ream, thread, drill, tap, mill, chamfer, etc.

  • Accumulates and delivers parts for Pump Services Group and stocks material in racks, bins, etc.

  • Prepares pumps, parts, castings, patterns, etc. for domestic or export shipments and labels, weighs, loads, blocks freight, as instructed.

  • Perform operations such as receive material, check for damage, quantity, conformance to purchase order and prepare receiving report.

  • Check parts with measuring instruments and document as required, including creation of rough sketches.

  • Performs necessary material handling throughout sequence of operations and grinds own high-speed steel tool bits.

  • File burrs and stamp identification on parts as directed.

  • Assembles and disassembles pumping equipment as necessary.

  • Operates mobile equipment as directed.

  • Abrasive blast parts and equipment, deburr, file impellers, and operate coating line equipment as directed.

  • Build, inspect and test submersible motors for PSG.

  • Perform routine layout of PSG parts for machining.

  • Lubricates machines as required. Wipes and keeps machines, tools and workplace clean and remove chips from machines.

  • Checks and adds fuel, oil or water to mobile equipment as necessary and performs minor servicing to vehicles, such as change tires, check battery, etc. as required.

  • Sets up and operates welding machines and equipment used in fabrication, weld repairs, tack welds, brazes, solders, etc., on a variety of parts including but not limited to brass, steel, and cast iron materials.

  • Prepare production card or log sheet and turn into supervision.

  • Reports defective material and equipment to supervision.

  • Maintains good housekeeping by keeping the workplace, tools, material and equipment clean and in proper place. Observes all safety rules and watches for safety of others


Not Climate Controlled

Physical Requirements

Must be able to operate mobile equipment as directed.

Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds from floor to waist.

Additional Requirements

Must be able to read bills-of-material and blueprints, as well as follow written or verbal instructions.

Must have previous experience with machining.

Machinist Tests

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

Pentair makes the most of life’s essential resources. From our residential and business solutions that help people move, improve and enjoy their water, to our sustainable innovations and applications, we deliver smart, sustainable solutions for life.

Pentair had revenue in 2020 of $3 billion, and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 9,750 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world. To learn more, visit Pentair.com (https://www.pentair.com/?utm_source=business_wire&utm_medium=boilerplate&utm_campaign=pr) .