Standard Motor Products, Inc
Long Island City, New York
Dec 01, 2023
Dec 10, 2023
Position Type
Skilled Trade / Labor
Full Time
Organization Type
Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

We are organized into two operating segments. Each segment focuses on providing our customers with full-line coverage of its products, and a full suite of complementary services that are tailored to our customers' business needs and driving end-user demand for our products. Our Engine Management Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the ignition, electrical, emissions, fuel and safety-related systems of motor vehicles. Our Temperature Control Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the temperature control (air conditioning and heating) systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles.

We sell our products primarily to automotive aftermarket retailers, program distribution groups, warehouse distributors, original equipment manufacturers and original equipment service part operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

We employ approximately 4,300 people in North America, Europe and Asia.

Job Summary:

Provide accurate, high quality tools and fixtures, for an Engineering Product Development Center, using various types of machining processes.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform all duties and responsibilities required of a machinist & toolmaker:

Safely operate and maintain all shop equipment including mill, lathe, various grinders and band saws.

Manufacture tools and fixtures to drawing specifications, meeting all tolerance requirements.

Able to work in a team environment and share responsibilities with other Machinists / Toolmakers. This includes machine maintenance, organization and replacement of expendable tools.

Keep work area and machinery clean and in an orderly condition. Lubricate machinery and tooling as required. Assist with machine overhaul when requested.

Able to read/understand blueprints or verbal instruction to fabricate specialized tooling, jigs, gages and fixtures.

Understands the operation of all types of machine shop setups, i.e. rotary table, indexing head, boring head, sine bar, 4 jaw chuck, face-plate, steady rest, follower rest, etc.

Use of precision measuring and gaging tools to perform required inspection before, during and after machining. Shadowgraph, micrometers (inside, outside & depth), indicators, height gages, pin gages, ring gages, bore gages.

Knowledge of tool heat-treating.

Support any other fabrication needs as directed.


2 Year or 4 Year Degree in Machine Tool Technology.

Suitable experience will substitute for formal education.

At least five years of experience operating manual mills, lathes, & CNC milling machines for production of custom tools and fixtures.

Knowledge of CNC machining and programming with SolidWorks CAM and/or SprutCAM is a plus.

Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and email.

Knowledge of machine shop safety and shop practices.

Ability to read, write and speak English.

ADA Requirements:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Close visual acuity to machine and inspect parts to close tolerances.

Ability to work for extended periods sitting and looking at computer while completing repetitive motions to include substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

The ability to manage a number of projects at one time with frequent interruptions and tight deadlines.

Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, and Hearing.

The estimated salary range for this position is $60,000- 80-000.
Please note that the salary range provided on the job posting does not include potential bonuses and other forms of compensation and, in some cases, may fall outside the range. The actual salary offered will be based on a wide range of factors, including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and where applicable, licensure or certification obtained.

Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.