CNC Machinist – 603 View Application Form
Sets up and operates primarily NC and CNC machines to machine parts applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics and machinability of materials. Understands blueprints, sketches, drawings and specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements. Loads control media such as tape, card or disk in machine or enters the commands to retrieve preprogrammed instructions from database. Programs NC and CNC machines as required to produce parts conforming to specifications. Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, etc. and enters commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media. Aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments and materials on machines. Shall be required to operate multiple machines as assigned. Is capable of setting up and operating manual machines as assigned. Inspects finished work piece for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
EDUCATION AND/OR PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:
High school education plus one year general machine shop experience and/or one year vocational machine shop school.
While performing job duties, the employee is required to stand and walk, see, hear and talk, grasp and reach, lift and move up to 40lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.
• High school education plus one year general machine shop experience and/or one year vocational machine shop school. Can read blueprints and operate manual machines.
• Sets up and operates at least one group of CNC machines to standard. Changes tooling and inserts and makes minor adjustments without assistance. Does in process inspection and first piece inspection with supervisor, leader or QC inspector approval.
• Sets up and operates at least two groups of CNC machines in the department to standard. Understands and edits CNC programs. Programs NC and CNC machines as required to machine parts to specifications. Does first piece inspection using manual inspection equipment. Understands tool geometries, grinding wheels and their applications.
• Sets up and operates most of the machines in the department to standard. Works independently with little or no supervision. Is capable of training new operators.