Must be a high school graduate, at least 18 years of age, and possess good math skills; adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing. Additionally, must be able to write clearly and communicate with ease. Exceptional problem-solving skills and excellent eyesight with or without correction is required.
Working conditions require great mobility. Must be able to consistently move/maneuver weights of 35 to 75 pounds and occasionally lift weights of 35 to 45 pounds. Other physical aspects require bending, stooping, squatting and standing on concrete floors for long periods at a time. Also required to climb ladders, retrieve materials from storage, etc.
The successful candidate must be an experienced operator of CNC and manual machine tools, including lathes and mills. ID/OD grinding experience is a plus and any successful candidate will be required to learn these skills through on the job training. Additionally, excellent mechanical aptitude and the ability to use precision measuring instruments (micrometers, calipers, height gage, bore gages, etc) are essential. Must understand and expertly apply standard machine shop practices to include drilling, reaming, boring, threading, facing, sawing, file work, etc. Must have experience holding exacting tolerances to .0005” and be capable of measuring to these tolerances.
Must be self-motivated, mature, and possess an excellent work ethic. Among other attributes, the employee will be evaluated on their ability to stay busy and be productive without constant direction.
This individual will be expected to have their own hand tools and be willing to get dirty. Job assignments may change depending on the needs of the company.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES include the following. Other dutiesi may be assigned.
- Machining of tooling and components for production equipment
- Sawing material to size
- Deburring parts
- Measuring parts
- Operating both manual and CNC machine tools including lathes and mills.
- Operating ID/OD grinding equipment once proper job training has been completed.
- Loading/unloading materials and parts CNC machine tools
- Detecting worn or broken tools, changing inserts and tools
- Presetting tooling
- Writing and modifying CNC programs using G and M code and/or CAM software
- Indicate surfaces, dial in items chucked in lathes, touch off surfaces and enter offset positions in CNC programs
- Participate in manufacturing optimization, assist in workholding development, suggest program optimization, and detect needed changes in feeds/speeds by ear, eye, and feel.
- Advanced blueprint reading is essential to being able to perform this job, as is keeping detailed notes regarding work performed.
- Assembly of production equipment.
The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Completed an apprenticeship or trade school program in machine shop practices and/or have a minimum of five years of current hands on experience in this field.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Also required to climb ladders, retrieve materials from storage, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment has the potential to expose an employee to hazardous conditions. Consequently, the company has implemented a drug testing policy that will help ensure that all employees will be safe operators and that the work environment is equally safe. Our policy is simple: zero tolerance for drug use. This means that a positive test for illegal drugs or alcohol while working will result in immediate termination.
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