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O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc General Machinist in DECATUR, Illinois

As we continue to be the dominant supplier of auto parts, we are in need of a General Machinist who can respond to customer needs in a positive and timely manner to ensure maximum value for the work being performed. Our General Machinist will set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. This individual will plan sequence of machining operations, determines proper machines to be used and produces parts from start to finish and/or will make repairs to existing equipment. The skills and experience needed are in the following areas:

Machinist - Rod repair, i.e. recondition, pin fitting, etc.

Machinist - Block repair, i.e. boring, surfacing, C-bearing installation, line honing, etc.

Machinist - Fly wheel repair, i.e. surfacing, changing ring gears, etc.

Machinist - Cylinder heads, i.e. valve jobs, surfacing, etc.

Tear-down and clean - up.


  • Take pride in delivering excellent customer service

  • Thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment

  • Automotive parts, equipment or systems knowledge

Preferred Experience:

1-3 years of automotive machinist experience

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Able to exert 20-50 lbs of force frequently.

  • Able to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.

  • Subject to high noise levels from operating machines

  • Physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts.

  • Breathing fumes, dust, and mist.

  • Skin exposure to oils and cutting fluid.

O'Reilly Auto Parts is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company to treat all applicants for employment and all team members in a manner that does not discriminate against them because of their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, military obligation, disability or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.