Pre-Employment Application

Farmington Hills, MI  48331

MDI Worldwide, a provider of a diverse array of indoor and outdoor promotional fixtures, signage and displays seeks an experienced Machinist to join our thriving team. We support a myriad of industries from petroleum to high fashion which ensures our days are fast paced and provide a consistent daily variety.

This position will be responsible for machine setup and operation, die setting ability, math skills and basic machine knowledge.  The right candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of machine setup and operation experience, experience in a manufacturing environment and a working knowledge of industry standards relating to quality systems and practices.

This excellent position will allow you to cultivate your career as we provide a supportive work environment and long term growth potential. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated and excels in quality and efficiency.
To the Machinist we offer:
  • $16/Hr based on skill level
  • 401(k)/Profit sharing
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, prescription, life, disability, voluntary accident and critical illness.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid vacation, personal and holidays
  • Opportunity to work for a long-standing company
For 50 years, MDI Worldwide ( has been serving our customers with excellence. We continuously provide the latest innovations in our field. Our revolutionary signage has set the standard worldwide. We significantly impact a variety of industries; including Retail, Quick Serve, Petroleum and Roadway. Our vital operating components of quality products, quality design and quality customer service will ensure that we are the relied upon resource for stock and customized signage for decades to come.
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Work hours are 7:00a.m. - 3:30p.m., Monday – Friday, plus overtime as needed.
  • Setup and operate fabricating machines, including but not limited to; drill press, brake press, punch press, shear, and saw.
  • Ensure proper setup for each job based on information contained in shop pack including; cover worksheet, bill of material, engineering print, setup worksheet and quality worksheet.
  • Read and work from engineering prints, use caliper and other measuring instruments to ensure accuracy of work.
  • Perform setup and quality checks.  Complete sign off worksheets to ensure accuracy of work.
  • Meet efficiency goals and contribute to implementing continuous improvement initiatives.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications Include:
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to interact with others to foster a positive work environment.
  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum of three years setup and machine operation experience.
  • Experience working with aluminum extrusions. 
  • Ability to read and work from engineering prints.
  • Proficient in metrology and the use of various inspection devices.
  • Experience in a production environment with a good working knowledge of manufacturing industry standards.

Please Note: Physical demands of work environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and to use hands and arms to move parts.  The employee is frequently required to walk, and is occasionally required to stoop or kneel.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibrations.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Ear protection is required where designated.

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