Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
Programs mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting too registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
Sets up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three and four jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.
Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
Verifies settings by measuring positions, first run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.
Maintains specification by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
Documents actions by competing production and quality logs.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Observe machines on trial runs or conduct computer simulations to ensure that programs and machinery will function properly and produce items that meet specifications.
Enter computer commands to store or retrieve parts patterns, graphic displays, or programs that transfer date to other media.
Perform preventative maintenance or minor repairs on machines.
Watch gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure machine is working properly.
Use logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to a problem.
Knowledge of arithmetic as it pertains to machining.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Give full attention to what supervisors or others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
Provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by phone, in writing or in person.
Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents or labels.
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Be able to recognize a problem.
Typical Physical Activities:
Must wear common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, welding mask, protective glasses, gloves and/or hearing protection.
Work in a manufacturing environment, lift and move objects up to 75 pounds, using lift assistance when appropriate.
Stands for extended periods of time.
Hearing and vision within normal ranges with or without correction.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate or assemble very small objects.
The ability to see details at close range.
The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules.
Uses hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials.
Sun Exposure: 30% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime.
Must have at least 5 years experience as machinist, CNC Operator, programmer or equivalent.
Bilingual in Spanish preferred.