Machine Tool Maintenance Technician

$17.00 - $35.00 hourly
  • HAAS Automation
  • Oxnard, CA, USA
  • Jul 11, 2019
Full time Biotech Consultant Design Engineering Facilities Installation-Maint-Repair Manufacturing Science Skilled Labor

Job Description


Machine Tool Maintenance 2 is responsible for performing routine service on all CNC machines in the Machine Shop.  Also solves electrical and mechanical problems and maintains the service database. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Understands/Adheres to safety requirements within the department and company.
  • Works with Maintenance Coordinator and SAP work order list.
  • Must leave machines clean and completely assembled at the end of each job. Do not leave any covers or filters off the machine.
  • Operates and maintains the coolant support equipment. This includes De-ionized water system, coolant mixing unit, waste water recycling and system oil recycling equipment.
  • Keeps equipment area clean and organized.
  • Responsible for recognizing new or unusual failures and report them accurately to the Facilities Manager.
  • Must work with minimum supervision.
  • Locates, maintains and organizes CNC machine manuals.
  • Assist in the installation of CNC machines; this includes layout, coring and installing anchors.
  • Uses and understand the proper measuring devices.
  • Uses refractometer and know the proper percentage of coolant and how to adjust, change filters, oil, and any minor repairs pertaining to preventive maintenance program.
  • Performs routine repairs on CNC machines and supporting equipment.
  • Identifies potential problems on CNC machines and other equipment.
  • Communicates problems, solutions, and recommends repairs to operations and all levels of management.
  • Uses machine manuals such as schematics, troubleshooting instructions, parts and operations, to solve problems.
  • Controls the machines in MDI mode for troubleshooting.
  • Maneuvers from screen to screen on machine controls. Able to get to ladders and programing.
  • Works with little to no supervision
  • Employees are expected to follow instructions, procedures and to escalate any issue impacting workflow, quality, etc.  Additionally, there are high value items that require proper care and protection.



This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



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.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in identify the correct hand tools and when to use them.
  • Understands the oil used in the machines and what it is used for.
  • Full knowledge of machine tools and their use.
  • Knows the main parts of a CNC machine.
  • Understands the geometry of a CNC machine and its effects on machining.
  • Fully understands hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical for CNC machines.
  • Understands the resources available and knowledge in how to use them; this includes: SAP, internet, contractors, and vendors.
  • Employees must exhibit honesty and integrity as well as demonstrate adherence to rules, procedures and policies.



Two year certificate from college or technical school is required, plus an additional 5+ years related experience, training and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. 



Must have the ability read and interpret documents; such as: safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English. In addition must also sufficiently write routine reports and business correspondence.  It is imperative to adequately speak effectively before groups, customers, and/or employees of the organization.



Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must be able to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Must be able to calculate figures and amounts such as, discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. In addition, must have the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Must have the ability to apply common sense and understanding in order to carry out written, oral, and/or diagram instruction forms. Must be able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



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; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 60 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



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 occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


 Jessica Fowlkes