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Machining Department Supervisor

Summary Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, CNC machines and machining centers to fabricate metal parts by performing the following duties.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 6-10 employees in the Machining Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.

Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes and jig borers.

Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly.Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly.

Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

Assigns workers to work stations to meet production requirements. 

Interprets process specifications for workers. 

Monitors production and adjusts work assignments, supply of material, and machine operation when necessary. 

Repairs various machines. 

Refers extensive machine repairs to maintenance personnel. 

Confers with shop supervisor to receive instructions and exchange production information.

Trains workers in equipment operation. 

2nd Shift Powder Painter

Summary Operates cone, disk, or nozzle type electrostatic painting equipment to spray negatively charged paint particles onto positively charged work pieces by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

Inspects and replaces components on electrostatic guns to ensure they are at optimum performance.  

Pulls boxes of powder paint to meet the scheduled requirements for the production shift.  

Inspects painted units for runs, sags, and unpainted areas.  

Cleans paint from ceiling and walls of booth, conveyor hooks or grid, and from disks, cones, spray heads, and hoses.  

Hand sprays parts to cover unpainted, light or bare areas or apply rust preventative.


Education and/or Experience

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

2nd Shift Machinists

Summary Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, CNC machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.  

Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.  

Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes and jig borers.  

Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.  

Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.  

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.  

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.  

Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.  

Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining problems. 

1st and 2nd Shift Welders

Summary Welds metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work order by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on bench or floor, or clamps parts together along layout marks.

 

Selects torch, torch tip, filler rod and flux, according to blueprints or type and thickness of metal.

 

Connects regulator valves and hoses to oxygen and fuel gas cylinders, and welding torch.

 

Turns regulator valves to activate flow of gases, lights torch and adjusts gas mixture and pressure, to obtain desired flame.

 

Holds torch at proper angle to metal and guides along weld joint, applying filler rod to molten area to form weld.

 

Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

 

Repairs broken or cracked metal objects, fills holes, and builds up metal parts.

 

Applies flux to work piece instead of filler rod.

 

Preheats work piece in furnace or with torch.

 

Lays out, positions, and tack welds work pieces.

 

Welds along vertical or overhead weld lines.

 

Scarfs or grooves weld prior to applying filler metal.

 

Chips or grinds off excess weld, slag, or spatter.

 

Cleans or degreases parts.

 

Enters labor and parts completed into manufacturing database.

 

Follows all safety policies and procedures.

3rd Shift Flat Laser Operators

Summary Sets up and operates flat laser by use of computer controls and nested jobs by performing the following duties.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.  

Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions and adjusts machine controls for optimum cut speed with the best quality of cut.  

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.  

Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.  

Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve operation problems.   Load and unload machine in an efficient, productive manner.  

Maintain accurate inventory of consumable material and pass information on the first shift supervisor for timely orders of parts.  

Follow schedule to perform daily maintenance of machine.  

Establish and maintain work procedures and records for all job responsibilities, as they relate to and in accordance with the quality system. 


Benefits Offered:

HitchDoc offers a competitive benefits package including: paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), retirement plan, and health, dental, and vision insurance. 

 

Send resume/Application to:

HitchDoc

131 County Road 34 East

P.O. Box 179

Jackson, MN 56143

Or email resume to: jobs@hitchdoc.com



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