For over 25 years, Cobore, Inc. has provided precision engineered deep hole machining services for local and global customers in the Manufacturing and Energy sectors.

Cobore prides itself on employing skilled craftsmen of all levels throughout the organization. Expert machinists are a vital part of our continued growth and success, as well an essential part of our manufacturing process.

The environment at Cobore is progressive and full of opportunity. Our company thrives with input from our highly skilled and solution-oriented workforce. If you think you're a good fit for Cobore, we want to hear from you.

Benefits of Employment:

  • Healthcare benefits (medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, employee wellness)
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Profit Sharing
  • Cobore is an equal opportunity employer


Manual Machinist

The ideal candidate for the position of Manual Machinist will possess the knowledge to apply proper machining techniques and procedures according to print specifications, meeting internal and external customer needs and specifications. This is a full-time, day shift position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Properly setup and operate various manual lathes and mills
  • Machine parts within print tolerance
  • Monitoring the cutting conditions during the machining process and adjust feeds and speeds for process improvement
  • Meet target efficiencies for part duration per work order traveler
  • Performs duties independently or with minimum assistance

Required Skills:

  • 1 (one) year experience operating manual lathes or recent graduate of vocational trade college or school
  • Ability to apply proper machining techniques and procedures
  • Consistently machine +/- .005" features
  • Indicate diameters on 4 jaw chuck with .002” TIR
  • Machine internal and external angles using compound
  • Ability to calculate surface footage
  • Working knowledge of various cutting tools, insert geometries, modern carbide grades
  • Calculate and apply correct surface footage and feed rates per material and tool types
  • Must be able to read and comprehend work instructions, drawings, and blueprints
  • Moderate working knowledge of GD&T
  • Basic computer skills for time entry and document lookup
  • Basic math skills to interpret drawings
Inquire about this position

Machine Shop Helper

The ideal candidate for the position of Production Support will be well rounded in a machine shop environment by possessing the required skills to support machinists to expedite machined components through the shop in a fast-paced manner, meeting customer specifications and “on time” delivery goals. This is an entry level position with potential for growth within the organization. This is a Full Time, day shift position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Machinist with daily production output
  • Utilize Straightening Press to straighten part to print specs
  • Facing & rough turning bars on lathe
  • Using forklift and crane for moving parts and material
  • Cleans parts and maintains them in proper condition and ready for the next operation
  • Deburing parts to remove sharp edges
  • Understands and adheres to all company health and safety procedures as they relate to essential job functions
  • Keep work area clean and organized (5S)
  • Track labor assigned to job(s)
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Skills and Abilities for this position:

  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings preferred
  • Ability to properly use measuring equipment
  • Willingness to learn to operate manufacturing equipment
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Basic computer skills for time entry and document lookup
  • Basic math skills to interpret drawings
  • Strong attention to detail – ability to articulate
  • Acts as a team player, working closely with others in a demanding, fast-paced environment to meet frequently changing production schedules
  • Patience to perform precise task(s) in repetitive operations

Minimum experience required for this position:

  • This is an entry level position with opportunities for advancement within the machine shop

Required education for this position:

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and/or vocational training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Inquire about this position
Contact Cobore for a Quote