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CNC Mill/Lathe Machinist Level III

Job Description


Perform daily product CNC/Lathe machine setups while engaging current runs (when required) to solve non-conformance and/or near tolerance limit conditions as notified by machine operators.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Modify programs, make adjustments (tool offsets, etc) to new and established job files.

Set-up CNC Mills and Lathes with 1st article inspection. Includes boring jaws, reviewing and verifying program and blue prints, assemble and install tools. Use of Marposs probing a plus.

Verification of parts by measuring, first-run part, and sample work pieces; AS9100 experience required.

Reads and interprets blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine operating procedures and have knowledge of the manufacturing sequences and machining methods required.

Operate Equipment at a rate that equals or exceeds quality and efficiency standards as noted on the traveler.

Monitor cutting tools in machine spindle and notifies supervisor of tool wear and/or tolerance problems.

Starts machine and monitors display and machine operation to detect malfunction.

Change cutting tool and adjust coolant direction according to required machining sequence or to measure for conformance to blueprint specifications, using precision measuring instruments.

Notifies supervisor of any potential machine or tool problems and malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining. Cleans machine tools and parts.

Communicates with co-workers and supervisors to receive instructions and coordinate activities.

Responsible for proper use, operation and care of all tools, tooling, and inspection equipment. Must adhere to company policy and procedures.

Through inspection (visual and mechanical) of parts as specified by Inspection Plan and/or Blue Print.

Other duties as assigned.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions;

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.  Notate changes on the traveler as to the running of each job. Accurately update production schedule hourly.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work on time; Ensures proper requests are completed and approved when absent.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long or extended hours when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time and request help as needed.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources.

Quality/Quantity – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Meets standards; Completes work efficiently and timely. Strives to increase productivity; Works swiftly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge of HAAS mill and lathes
3-5 years experience operating a CNC mill/lathe
Strong Knowledge of blueprint planning sheets and inspection tools
Organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
Ability to perform in a fast paced production environment
Fluent in English
Gibbs CAM a plus

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  

Math Ability:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:
Basic computer skills/knowledge required.

Certificates and Licenses:
No certifications needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
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.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

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