Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: November 30, 2020

Organization: Designquest

Location: Laurens

City: Gray Court

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Depending on experience

  • Must be experienced and able to run manual milling machine, lathe, drill presses, etc.
  • Able to efficiently work with and set-up and maintain various shop equipment including CNC and manual machines
  • Knowledge of CNC programming using Conversational, CAD/CAM (Solidworks, Fusion, BobCad,), and G-Code
  • Must be able to read and interpret part drawings, tool prints and sketches
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work without supervision
  • Must have shop math skills
  • Ability to make good decisions, work independently and as part of a team and be detail oriented.
  • Be familiar with necessary types of precision measuring instruments
  • Must have good work ethics and take pride and ownership in your work
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to interact with customers and management

Education:  Associate degree in Machine Tool Technology or Equivalent

Experience:  3-5 years’ machining experience in a job shop environment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Formal apprenticeship program or equivalent training and experience is preferred
  • Welding & Fabrication skills a plus
  • Proficient in Solidworks and/or Fusion and a CAM system a plus
  • Design Experience a plus
Job Description:

Skilled Machinist - CNC and Manual

DesignQuest, LLC

Gray Court, SC 29645

Designquest is a unique, high-tech company offering machining and fabrication as well as turn-key 3D design, development, prototyping, and manufacturing services. We are growing and have a need for an experienced machinist who is a motivated self-starter who wants to grow with the company.

Job summary:

The ideal person will be able to setup, run, and maintain various shop equipment including manual and CNC. The CNC duties will include programming, setup, and operation. Programming will include CAD/CAM, Conversational, and G-code. Various manual equipment will be used including mill, lathe, and other common shop equipment. This job requires thinking “outside of the box” to create prototypes and new products. The right person will be multi-talented/skilled, with the ability to help in multiple areas of the business.

We currently have CNC milling machines, CNC Lathe, CNC router, CNC Plasma as well as several manual machines and fabricating equipment.


Monday through Thursday, 7:30am - 6:00pm with 1/2 hour lunch
Contact Name:
Robert Hughes
Contact Phone Number: 8647330020
Application Process:
Please email resume'
Employer Address:

10601 Highway 14
Gray Court, SC 29645
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.