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New career opportunity for a Machinist interested in working with an established family business!

Van Mark is excited to add the position of Machinist to our growing team in Farmington Hills, Michigan!  The ideal candidate will have experience performing manual machining using a Bridgeport.  Experience using a lathe and a drill press will also be required for this position.  New employees are eligible to join company benefit plans after just 60 days of employment.  Below is a more in-depth list of the essential job functions:
·Completes routine maintenance inspections. ·Ability to follow prints and assembly instructions. ·Ability to use Bridgeport/lathe/drill press and perform welding. ·Fabricate repair parts using Van Mark equipment. ·Dexterity to climb ladders and work at elevated heights. ·Solicits bids and quotes from vendors for projects requiring outside assistance. ·Monitors outside contractor performance and works with outside vendors to ensure work is completed according to specifications. ·Assist with Machine Repair. ·Ability to make recommendations for purchasing supplies, equ…

Product Insight: Coil Dispenser™

Our first product insight introduced the TrimCutter™ followed by the MultiGauge™. Today, our product insight will focus on another key brake accessory, the Coil Dispenser™. What makes the Coil Dispenser™ great is that it saves you time and money by taking the trim coil,” From the box to the brake”, while minimizing the chance of damage. It also places the coil at a “working height”, reducing stress on your back and from bending over multiple times.
Why use this tool? Simply ask yourself how much of your coil is damaged by rolling it out on the jobsite (lawn or on boxes) or simply pulling it out of the box, then place a dollar amount on that damaged coil and if you had a way to avoid that damage, how fast would a Coil Dispenser™ pay for itself? Most contractors find that if they avoid damaging just a few rolls of coil, the Coil Dispenser™ has paid for itself.
How easy is it to use? Simply remove the center axle and load the coil from the box. (Note: Some coils have a 90-degree lead edge…