• The Machinist will perform all machining operations required to produce finished products from a variety of materials.
• Individuals will work from blueprints, specifications, job layouts, and written and/or oral instructions for the successful set-up and operation of manual machine tools and set-up/operation of CNC machine tools, dimensional inspection, data collection, and paperwork completion
• Successfully create parts from a blueprint, manufacturing operations and tooling instructions, or engineering instructions
• Set-up and operate CNC (horizontal 3 axis) and manual lathes, mills, grinders, etc., to very close tolerances
• Use micrometers/other measuring instruments in order to perform quality control checks on parts in-process and upon completion
• Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly manner
• Recommend changes to processes or procedures to improve quality and productivity
• Exercise care and safe work practices – work requires close tolerances and fine finishes
• Tasks may include development parts, depending upon production demands and product mix
• Determine which of several alternatives to use in conjunction with the programmer to accomplish tasks
• Make simple program changes and fixture modifications via manual edits
• Solve problems and deviations in accordance with previous training; interact with engineers to find solutions to new or unusual problems
• Enter process data when required
• Perform necessary tasks and paperwork for the proper movement and control of parts and material in conjunction with manufacturing tracking system
• Actively participate in client Operating System activities, daily meetings, understand what is to be accomplished during the shift, and discuss any new shift related issues
• Actively participate in clients Structured Safety Process (SSP) activities, attend daily safety circle meetings, complete daily, weekly, and monthly safety related tasks.
• Accountable for work station or work cell housekeeping.
• Perform daily job functions in accordance with policies from: EH&S, Quality, and housekeeping.
• Must adhere to Health, Safety & Environmental regulations
Physical Job Demands:
• Lift/carry up to 40 lbs with and without assistance
• High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
• 6 months + experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment or equivalent training or course work.
Additional or Preferred Qualifications:
• Prefer Machine Shop Technology program completion or certification
• Prefer the capability of setting up and machining a variety of parts in assigned department.
• Prefer the ability to read and understand blue-prints
• Prefer knowledge of CNC programming (G code and Fanuc control)
• Prefer experience with manual lathe
• Prefer experience machining tantalum, copper and/or aluminum