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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- A two year technical degree in tool and die or CNC machining or a minimum of 1 year experience in machining and working in a manufacturing setting.
- CAD/CAM programming a plus.
- Basic math skills including fractions, decimals, and standard measuring devices.
- Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
- Ability to work overtime and occasional Saturdays when requested.
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