Machinist / Model Maker


Do you have a passion for building prototype parts and equipment? We’re hiring a Machinist / Model Maker for our company’s headquarters in Bridgeton, Missouri. If you possess:

Experience with machine shop, metal fabrication tools and equipment

Experience with CNC Programming, Setup and Machining

Experience using and programming Haas vertical milling machines

Hunter could be a great fit for you! Family owned since 1946, Hunter Engineering is the global industry-leader in wheel alignment systems, wheel balancing systems, vehicle inspection systems, and more. Hunter equipment, made in America, is approved, and used by vehicle manufacturers, tire companies, and dealers in over 130 countries. Hunter was named a 2022 finalist for Best Places to Work award by St. Louis Business Journal.

As a Model Maker / Machinist, you will work with Research & Development Engineers to machine and build prototype parts and equipment.

Hunter offers a set schedule of 40 hours per week with no overtime required and flexible work hours between 7am – 5pm.

What you will do:

Create prototype machined and fabricated parts from steel and alloy bar stock and sheet metal, working from engineering drawings or verbal instructions.

Operate all machine shop equipment including Bridgeport, lathes, surface grinder, drill press, sheet metal brakes and presses as well as other shop-related equipment.

Read engineering drawings and interpret geometric tolerances to machine and inspect parts.

Set up machines for various parts including complex castings and extrusions.

Additional Qualifications Include:

High school diploma or equivalent plus 2-year degree or trade school certificate required.

5 years’ experience with a strong background in the use of machine shop, metal fabrication tools and equipment.

CNC Programming, Setup and Machining Experience Required

Experience using and programming Haas vertical milling machines is a plus, but not required.

Experience with Master Cam also a plus.

Hunter Fosters a Culture of:

Innovation & Continuous Improvement

Appreciation & Recognition

Advancement Opportunities

Pay for Performance

Some Benefits and Perks Include:

Shop environment is air conditioned, clean, well-lit, and quiet.

Industry Leading Healthcare

Industry Leading Profit-Sharing Plan w/ Safe Harbor Contribution

Generous Paid Time Away

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Parental Leave

Free Onsite Fitness & Recreation Center

Our people come first as we aim for excellence. We value work/life balance and take pride in our culture of excellence, respect, innovation, teamwork, and service to others. Will you join us in our mission to ‘align people and innovation to drive excellence?’


Job Type
Full Time
70 days ago

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