Responsible for utilizing shop paper procedure including updates, signatures and stamps, counting quantities, labeling and non-conformance related activities. Read blueprints, tooling instructions, and standard charts for specifications
Set-up, and run all facets of work assigned
Provide technical assistance, guidance, and instruction to operators and lower level machinists as required
Ensure an accurate router accompanies all work orders
Responsible for DNC communications upload and download tool programs
Inspect and measure parts to maintain statistical process controls charts
Assist Lead person as needed
Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjust machine controls as needed. Alert Lead or Supervisor to any issue(s) on job or machine. Able to recognize machine deviation versus cutter or work holding problems and alerts lead or supervisor.
Meet job standard times consistently and communicated to lead or supervisor when not.
Monitor and replace cutting tools as needed in machines and equipment
Test operation of tool to ensure proper function and performance
Ensure company procedures and “best machine practices” are being followed and are in place at all times
Perform additional related duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum three to five years work experience
Enrolled in or vocational education or four years formal apprenticeship preferred.
Practical knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of blueprint reading, GD & T
Extensive knowledge of accepted inspection practices
Knowledge of CNC programming and G & M code
Basic to intermediate tool probe and or tool pre-setter knowledge
Basis troubleshooting skills.
Demonstrated ability at operating computer numerical control machines
Ability to read blueprints to ensure accuracy in part making
Ability to speak basic English language
Knowledge of Shop safety practices and use of PPE
PHYSICAL DEMANDS WHILE PERFORMING THE JOB:
Visual acuity: near acuity and accommodation are required for reading machine dial gauges, blueprints, and precision measuring instruments used in the inspection of parts
Hearing ability: ability to monitor machine sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take appropriate action
Frequently required to stand, walk, push, reach overhead, and bend to the floor
Frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds